DIY MFA Radio Episode 117: The Slow Descent of the Anti-Hero — Interview with Teddy Wayne

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In this interview, Gabriela Pereira speaks with author Teddy Wayne about his latest novel, Loner, and the deep psychological immersion he used to get inside the mind of the anti-hero in that book. Teddy and Gabriela also discuss favorite books and movies, whether writing can be taught, what writers can do to improve their skills, and how to go beyond shorthand cliches and find imagery that truly resonates with readers. Listen in to the conversation below and visit for more detailed show notes. is produced by Meryl Moss Media, a leading book industry publicity firm which for more than 25 years has helped authors discover who they are and who they strive to be through publicity campaigns that are seamless, newsworthy and on target. Many debut authors, those trying to build a following, and established writers come to us for help with positioning, media exposure, marketing and social media.