Tag Archives: writers

Ep. 13: Meg Waite Clayton

Host Fred Klein chats with novelist Meg Waite Clayton, author of the bestselling Wednesday Sisters and Four Ms. Bradwells due out March 2011. Literary Gumbo: Meg Waite Clayton from Literary…

writing good beginnings to stories

How to Write Great Beginnings for Your Stories

The beginning of a new year is a good time to think about how we begin our stories. When you pick up a novel or short story where do you…

Ep. 10: Jane Heller

Jane Heller regaled host Fred Klein with stories about promoting writers, her own 13 witty novels, and her first book of nonfiction book Confessions of a She-Fan: The Course of…

Ep. 8: Melodie Johnson Howe

Melodie Johnson Howe, actress and author of the Claire Conrad/Maggie Hill Mystery Novels & Diana Poole Short stories, is our latest guest.

Creating Living, Breathing Characters

When asked what makes a story tick, Jack Canfield, co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul books, said he’s noticed a common tread. “More dialogue and more character development….

Ep. 6: Diana Raab

Host Fred Klein converses with Diana Raab about her long career as a writer, memoirist, essayist, poet and teacher, and about her new book Healing With Words. Literary Gumbo: Diana…