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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Anthony Horowitz & Anna Quindlen on Writers on Writing

British mystery and suspense writer Anthony Horowitz joins Marrie Stone to talk about his latest novel, Magpie Murders. Horowitz talks about constructing a mystery, how close-up magic can help a mystery writer, the structure of a novel within a novel, and how he's been inspired by Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie and others.

In the second half, Anna Quindlen joins to talk about her novel, Miller's Valley. She shares her love of landscape, of Charles Dickens, and insights on how to create compelling characters that endure in a reader's mind.

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(Broadcast date: June 14, 2017)

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Yoojin Grace Wuertz & Julianne Pachico on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Debut novelists Yoojin Grace Wuertz, author of Everything Belongs to Us, and Julianne Pachico, author of The Lucky Ones, join Marrie Stone.

Grace discusses the politics and culture of South Korea in the 1970s. Julianne talks about growing up in Columbia, and how perceptions of that country have changed over the past ten years. Both women talk about how being bilingual enriches their craft, and how writing about the countries that feel closest to them have changed their understanding of those places . . . or not.

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 (Broadcast date: April 19, 2017)