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‘The Last Ballad’ Author Wiley Cash Talks Writing and More

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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.  We hope you enjoy this series as much as we do. Today on Writer’s Bone, we join Daniel Ford as he speaks to the beloved Wiley Cash, author of the new novel, The Last Ballad (which is set for release today!) Wiley Cash is also the author of other well-loved novels like A Land More Kind Than Home and This Dark Road of Mercy. They discuss some very informative subjects including how he established his storytelling work ethic, chasing Ella May’s ghost while writing The Last Ballad, what his writing students…

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‘Books, Wine & Community:’ John Grisham Visits the Famed Scuppernong Books

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John Grisham has invited book lovers and writers alike to listen to his podcast, ‘Book Tour with John Grisham’. So far he has made stops along the way, speaking with some of our favorite authors and more in bookstores across the U.S. Today, John Grisham invites us to listen to his Twelfth Stop on the famous Book Tour, which he makes at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro, NC. He sits down to talk with Wiley Cash and Clyde Edgerton.  Wiley Cash has a lot to tell about his current writing. He is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of many books, including A Land More Kind Than Home and has received many novelist accomplishments over the years, such as winning the…

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Wiley Cash on the writing process (hint: character over plot)

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By Wiley Cash One question I’m asked perhaps more than any other is “What’s the hardest thing about publishing a book?” My answer is always the same: Writing a book. The publishing part was easy compared to the writing. My agent found me after reading one of my stories in a literary magazine. My agent then found my editor who purchased and published my two novels, A Land More Kind Than Home and This Dark Road to Mercy. The marketing department put out the word. The sales team got my books on the shelf. My publicist set up events and made sure I arrived on time. All I had to do was write the books, but that doesn’t mean it…

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Live Interview with Wiley Cash, Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author

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The critically acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller A Land More Kind Than Home—hailed as “a powerfully moving debut that reads as if Cormac McCarthy decided to rewrite Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird” (Richmond Times Dispatch)—returns with a resonant novel of love and atonement, blood and vengeance, set in western North Carolina, involving two young sisters, a wayward father, and an enemy determined to see him pay for his sins.   WILEY CASH March 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM (ET) This Dark Road to Mercy After their mother’s unexpected death, twelve-year-old Easter and her six-year-old sister Ruby are adjusting to life in foster care when their errant father, Wade, suddenly appears. Since Wade signed away his legal…

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