#NovelClass Featuring Joe Hill’s Strange Weather

In tenth installment of #NovelClass, Dave Pezza and Daniel Ford discuss Joe Hill’s Strange Weather. (Warning: This episode contains major spoilers.)

Dave also makes a big announcement about the future of #NovelClass!

To learn more about Joe Hill, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @joe_hill. Also listen to Sean Tuohy’s most recent interview with the author.

Listen to more from the #NovelClass series on SoundCloud. If you want to suggest a future #NovelClass read, email NovelClasspod@gmail.com or drop us a line on Twitter or Instagram.

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An Unkindness of Magicians Author 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.

Think about what works for you, and let that change from book to book.
— Kat Howard

To learn more about Kat Howard, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter @KatWithSword. Also listen to our first podcast interview with Howard and read her book recommendations in October’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

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She Read to Us in the Late Afternoons Author 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.

We don’t know who we are until we write it down.
— Kathleen Hill

To learn more about Kathleen Hill, visit her official website.

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Save Yourself Author Kelly Braffet

Kelly Braffet, author of Save Yourself, Josie and Jack, and Last Seen Leaving, about her father’s influence on her becoming a storyteller, her writing process, bravely sharing her work with her now-husband Owen on their second date (!), and why she wants to poke around the gray in human existence.

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I’ve always wanted to know the stories behind the characters that do bad things.
— Kelly Braffet

To learn more about Kelly Braffet, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @KellyBraffet.

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#NovelClass Featuring Tom Perrotta’s Mrs. Fletcher

In ninth installment of #NovelClass, Dave Pezza and Daniel Ford discuss Tom Perrotta’s Mrs. Fletcher.

(Warning: This episode contains major spoilers.)

To learn more about Tom Perrotta, visit his official website.

Listen to more from the #NovelClass series on SoundCloud. If you want to suggest a future #NovelClass read, email admin@writersbone.com or drop us a line on social media (all our social channels can be found in the footer).

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Live From Chatter With Melanie Padgett Powers

Melanie Padgett Powers, owner of MelEdits, joins Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy live from Chatter in Washington D.C.!

The trio discusses why “freelancers” need to think of themselves as small business owners, the difference between introverts and extroverts, her path from Indiana to Washington D.C., and the current state of journalism.

Keep fighting the good fight.
— Melanie Padgett Powers

To learn more about Melanie Padgett Powers, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first podcast interview!

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Small Puddles Author Michael P. Danziger

Michael P. Danziger, author of Small Puddles: The Triumphant Story of Yale's Worst Oarsman. Ever., talks to Sean Tuohy about where his draft of the book currently resides, how his perseverance in rowing and writing paid off, and what inspired his nonprofit, The Steppingstone Foundation.

This is a story of persistence.
— Michael P. Danziger

To learn more about Michael P. Danziger, follow him on Twitter @mpdanziger.

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Light the Dark Editor Joe Fassler

Joe Fassler, editor of Light the Dark: Writers on Creativity, Inspiration, and the Artistic Process and reporter/essayist for The Atlantic, talks to Caitlin Malcuit about writers and creativity.

To learn more about Joe Fassler, visit The Atlantic’s website or follow him on Twitter @joefassler.

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