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Writer’s Bone Podcast: Sam Quinones’ ‘True Tale of an American Epidemic’ in ‘Dreamland’

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Author and journalist Sam Quinones talks to Daniel Ford about what led him to journalism, his research and writing process for Dreamland, and his experience testifying in front of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee about the opioid crisis in the United States.   Read a preview of Dreamland below:   To learn more Sam Quinones, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @samquinones7.       Sign up NOW for exclusive BookTrib news, interviews and giveaways!

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Writer’s Bone: ‘First Case Scenario’ Author Annemarie DeClark

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Annemarie DeClark, author of First Case Scenario, talks to Daniel Ford about her lifelong love of mysteries, how her two aunts helped her refine her debut novel, and what she has planned next for her main character Harlee O’Conner. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, DeClark is a former West Point cadet with a degree in Mathematics and Natural Science. A lifelong fan of mysteries, she decided to write her own series. Her debut mystery novel, First Case Scenario, is now available for purchase.   To learn more about Annemarie DeClark, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @AuthorDeClark.   Want to be a published writer? Enter our writing contest, where you could become a…

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Writer’s Bone: Author Richard White Takes a Stand

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Richard White, author of Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America and The Republic for Which It Stands – The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896, talks to Daniel Ford about the historians that influenced him early on, his research and writing process, and how he incorporated the American West into The Republic for Which It Stands.   Richard White is Margaret Byrne Professor of American History at Stanford University. He is the author of numerous prize-winning books, including Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America, The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, and “It’s Your Misfortune and None of My Own”: A New History of the American West.…

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Writer’s Bone: Daniel Ford’s Debut Novel, ‘Sid Sanford Lives!’

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In October, Daniel Ford read from his debut novel Sid Sanford Lives! at Belmont Books in Belmont, Mass., and the then answered questions from Dave Pezza and a smart group of readers. Learn more about Daniel Ford by visiting his official website, liking his Facebook page, or following him on Twitter @danielfford. Sid Sanford Lives! is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and IndieBound.     Want to be a published writer? Enter our writing contest, where you could become a BookTrib Contributor! Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2018. Be a BookTrib Ambassador!  Sign up NOW for our weekly newsletter.

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‘Are You Sleeping?’ Wake Up for This Writer’s Bone Podcast

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Kathleen Barber, author of Are You Sleeping, talks to Daniel Ford about always being a storyteller, how the podcast Serial helped inspire her debut, and why writers must always make time for writing. To learn more about Kathleen Barber, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.     Want to be a published writer? Enter our writing contest, where you could become a BookTrib Contributor! Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2018. Be a BookTrib Ambassador!  Sign up NOW for our weekly newsletter.

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Robin MacArthur Talks Vermont and More in This Friday Morning Coffee

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Robin MacArthur, author of Heart Spring Mountain (out Jan. 9, 2018 from Ecco/HarperCollins), talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired her debut novel, how her Vermont home played a role in crafting both the characters and plot, and how she infused the soundtrack playing in her head into the narrative. To learn more about Robin MacArthur, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.   Want to be a published writer? Enter our writing contest, where you could become a BookTrib Contributor! Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2018. Be a BookTrib Ambassador!  Sign up NOW for our weekly newsletter.  

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: Jardine Libaire’s ‘White Fur’ Jumps as an Unforgettable Love Story

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Today’s guest is Jardine Libaire, author of White Fur. Libaire’s second novel is a truly unforgettable and original love story, one that starts with a shotgun in a hotel room. The author talked to Daniel Ford about her origins as a storyteller, her decision to get an MFA, what inspired White Fur, and plenty of great writing advice that will have you fired up to pick up a pen. To learn more about Jardine Libaire, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @Jardineraven. Read an excerpt of White Fur: A Novel below:   Want to be a published writer? Enter our writing contest, where you could become a BookTrib Contributor! Deadline for submissions is January…

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: ‘Smothered’ Author Talks Inspiration and Character Crafting

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Megan Cassidy, author of  the recently published Smothered, talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired her to write an epistolary novel, crafting characters outside of a typical narrative structure, and exploring how people react and dissect sensational crimes. Megan Cassidy is an author and English professor from Lockport, NY. Her first novel, Always, Jessie was recently published by Saguaro books. Megan’s other work has been featured in Pilcrow & Dagger, Wordhaus, The Flash Fiction Press, 100 Words, and Fiction on the Web. To learn more about Megan Cassidy, visit her official website, visit 50/50 Press’ official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @MeganEileenC and @FiftyFiftyPress. Also listen to our first interview with the author!    …

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: The Humble Beginnings Historical Writer Stacie Haas

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Stacie Haas, author of the middle-grade, historical fiction novel Freedom for Me: A Chinese Yankee, talks to Daniel Ford about wanting to be a writer since she could hold a pencil, how she caught the history bug, the inspiration behind her debut novel, and how her publishing journey led to 50/50 Press. Stacie Haas is an award-winning professional and creative writer with a background in business communications and public relations. She has degrees in American History and English and is a graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature. Stacie’s writing has been published in Skipping Stones and St. Anthony Messenger magazines and online as she competes in many a flash fiction contest. To learn more about Stacie Haas, visit her…

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: A Talk with Diane Ratican, Author of ‘Why LA? Pourquoi Paris?’

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Writer’s Bone Podcast, hosted by Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy, gives insight into the world of writing and sheds light on some of your favorite writers every week! Diane Ratican, author of Why LA? Pourquoi Paris?, talks to Daniel Ford about what she loves most about Los Angeles and Paris, the gems her research process uncovered, and where the Writer’s Bone crew can find a good cup of coffee in both cities. Diane Ratican, educated at University of California Berkeley in History and Sociology, then at UCLA with a Masters in Sociology and Education, started her career educating gifted children, and then moved on to become a risk-taking entrepreneur. This background uniquely prepared her to engage in this latest endeavor,…

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: Sitting Down With Lysa Heslov, Director of ‘Served Like A Girl’

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Image courtesy of IMDb.Lysa Heslov, director of “Served Like A Girl,” talks to Sean Tuohy about how she changed as a person and filmmaker while making the documentary, the unbreakable bond she formed with the female veterans, and her next equally complex and emotional project. To learn more, visit the official website for “Served Like A Girl,” like its Facebook page, or follow Heslov and the film on Twitter @heslov_lysa and @servedlikeagirl, respectively. See the official trailer for Heslov’s, Serve Like a Girl:   Be a BookTrib Ambassador!  Sign up NOW for our weekly newsletter.  

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: Kat Howard Talks Writing in This Friday Morning Coffee

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BookTrib.com recently added Writer’s Bone to our weekly features. Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy have been bringing us weekly podcasts of discussions they have with writers about the craft of writing and what motivates them to tell a good story. Today, you can enjoy a Friday Morning Coffee podcast featuring Kat Howard. Kat Howard, author of An Unkindness of Magicians and Roses and Rot, talks to Daniel Ford about crafting the memorable characters you meet in An Unkindness of Magicians and why writers need to find the writing process that works best for them. Kat Howard is best known for her fantasy, science fiction, and horror writing. Her work has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award. To learn more about Kat Howard,…

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: Friday Morning Coffee with Author Kathleen Hill

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BookTrib.com recently added Writer’s Bone to our weekly features. Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy have been bringing us weekly podcasts of discussions they have with writers about the craft of writing and what motivates them to tell a good story. Today, you can enjoy a Friday Morning Coffee podcast featuring Kathleen Hill.  Kathleen Hill, author of the recently published memoir She Read to Us in the Late Afternoons: A Life in Novels, talks to Daniel Ford about how stories she heard in her youth led her to becoming a writer, why she decided to write a memoir, and why writers need to make room within themselves for their impressions. Kathleen Hill has been teaching others her whole life. In her twenties, her husband…

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: #NovelClass Featuring Tom Perrotta’s ‘Mrs. Fletcher’

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Writer’s Bone Podcast, hosted by Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy, gives insight into the world of writing and sheds light on some of your favorite writers every week! This week, we introduce you to a very special episode of #NovelClass.  In this Friday Morning Coffee episode, Dave Pezza and Daniel Ford speak on their ninth installment of #NovelClass, a way for you to learn more about the books that are on your radar. In these episodes, they sit down and put their thoughts on books into conversation that you get to analyze and enjoy! This week’s episode focuses on Tom Perrotta’s Mrs. Fletcher. Just a warning: This episode contains major spoilers, so listen at your own risk! You may be familiar with…

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: Author Shannon Baker Talks About her Childhood and a Special Character in Her Books

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Writer’s Bone Podcast, hosted by Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy, gives insight into the world of writing and sheds light on some of your favorite writers every week! On this latest episode, Shannon Baker talks about her childhood and a special character in her novels.  This week, Daniel Ford sat down with Shannon Baker, beloved author of Dark Signal and Stripped Bare. She spoke about telling herself stories when she went to bed as a kid, how much of herself ends up in her main character Kate Fox, and being named 2017 Writer of the Year by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Shannon Baker is the author of the Kate Fox Mystery series as well as the Nora Abbott mystery series. She is currently a…

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Writer’s Bone Podcast: ‘Hollywood Homicide’ Author Kellye Garrett Speaks at Books on the Square

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BookTrib.com recently added Writer’s Bone to our weekly features. Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy have been bringing us weekly podcasts of discussions they have with writers about the craft of writing and what motivates them to tell a good story.  This week they chat with Kellye Garrett, author of Hollywod Homicide. Mystery author Kellye Garrett sat with the Writer’s Bone to talk about her newest novel, Hollywood Homicide at Books on the Square in Providence, R.I. Attendees sipped wine from bin 312 and enjoyed the most delicious cupcakes from Sin Desserts during the show. Actress Mia Ellis read the first chapter from Hollywood Homicide and, afterwards, Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy asked Garrett about her origins as a storyteller and what inspired her to develop her character,…

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