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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Literary Agent Jane Dystel on Writers on Writing

Literary Agent Jane Dystel, founder and president of Dystel & Goderich Literary Management, joins Marrie Stone to talk about what makes an effective agent, what to look for in an agent, how to query an agent, what's selling and what's not, how the industry has changed, the importance of platform, how ebooks are saving fiction, and more. 

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(Broadcast date: January 7, 2015)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Meghan Daum and Siri Hustvedt with Nicole Nelson

Meghan Daum, author of The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussiontalks with co-host Nicole Nelson about the advantages of going unseen in Los Angeles, her favorite essayists, and writing with humor--including, and perhaps especially--while talking about serious and upsetting things. 

Then novelist Siri Hustvedt, author of The Blazing World, discusses the crucial work of an author to find the emotional truth, the potential benefits of automatic writing, and starting a novel with only a glimmer or "smell" for the story.

Her PEN America workshop is titled "Why One Story and Not Another."

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(Broadcast date: January 21, 2015)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Assaf Gavron & Chris Baty on Writers on Writing

Israeli novelist Assaf Gavron joins Marrie Stone to talk about his latest novel, The Hilltop.  In the second half, Chris Baty, founder of National Novel Writing Month, talks about his book No Plot, No Problem. 

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(Broadcast date: December 17, 2014)

Friday, January 09, 2015

Lisa Cron, Wired for Story, on Writers on Writing

Lisa Cron author of Wired for Story, talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about hooking the reader from the start, regardless of genre.

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(Broadcast date: Dec. 31, 2014