Ivy Pochoda, author of the novel, These Women, talks with me about writing a serial killer novel from the victims’ point of view. Ivy began as a literary fiction writer and her writing continues to be literary, but it’s also categorized as crime fiction. She talks about that as well as the art, craft, and business of writing.
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Scott Spencer, author of An Ocean Without a Shore, and I discuss his new book, and the art, craft, and business of writing.
(Broadcast date: Aug. 19, 2020)
Musical intro/outro by Travis Barrett. Find him on Spotify.
Ottessa Moshfegh, author of the new novel, Death in Her Hands, joins Barbara DeMarco-Barrett to discuss the art, craft, and business of writing.
Poet and former West Hollywood Poet Laureate Kim Dower, author Sleeping on Tyrone Power’s Grave, and three other books of poetry, returns to the show to talk with me about the art, craft, and business of writing poetry.
(Broadcast date: July 21, 2020)
This is our first straight-to-podcast show. Crossing Borders, published by Down and Out books and sponsored by Sisters in Crime, San Diego Chapter, includes my story, “Pool Fishing,” and a story by guest Kathy Krevat. Joining us is one of the anthology’s editors, Lisa Brackman. We’ll discuss the anthology, read from our stories, and talk about the art, craft, and business of crime writing.
(Recording date: July 17, 2020)
Heather Young, author of The Distant Dead, and I discuss the art, craft, and business of writing a crime novel.
(Broadcast date: July 8, 2020)