The Liars Club Oddcast 25 | Live From Philadelphia Writer’s Conference

In the first installment of this series, PWC Board members talk about writer’s conferences, writing inspiration, and the perils of the writing life.  Featuring James Knipp, contributor to Biff Bam Pop, and Lisa Lutwyche, Pushcart Prize-nominated poet.

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The Liars Club Oddcast #024 | Chuck Wendig, Writer, Game Designer, Blogger

The science fiction/urban fantasy author and blogger behind the popular writing blog Terrible Minds talks about his New York Times best selling books, how game design influenced his process, and how he deals with fan worship. Recorded May 2017

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The Liars Club Oddcast #023 | Joelle Charbonneau, Young Adult Author

How does a New York Times Best Selling author get her start? Maybe not with writing at all. Listen as Joelle talks about switching careers, switching genres, and how it helps to have a mom who is an artistic roller skater.  Recorded May 2017

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The Liars Club Oddcast #022 | Michael Swanwick, Science Fiction Author

Listen as this charming Hugo and Nebula award-winner discusses how he creates colorful characters, why he loves writing all kinds of short fiction (like those in his current collection,  NOT SO MUCH, SAID THE CAT) and reveals some complex truths about the craft of writing. Recorded May 2017

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The Liars Club Oddcast #021 | Damian McNicholl, Literary Author & Agent

Listen as Damian discusses his path from lawyer to literary agent to Hemingway-esque writer.  Although he grew up in Ireland, Damian’s new novel THE MOMENT OF TRUTH, which comes out this June, is a distinctly American feminist tale of a female bullfighter.  Recorded April 2017

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The Liars Club Oddcast #020 | Amy Reichert, Women’s Fiction Author & Foodie

Amy Reichert talks about researching cider making for her new book THE SIMPLICITY OF CIDER, and dishes about readers, recipes, setting books in the Midwest, and how she stays so productive. Recorded March 2017.

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The Liars Club Oddcast #019 | Joe Renzetti, Academy Award Winning Composer & Musician

From Leon Redbone to Barry Manilow.  From albums to films to TV.  Joe Renzetti gives us the inside scoop about writing for, and working with, top actors and singers and musicians.  A fascinating glimpse inside an award-winning career.  Recorded April 2017.

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The Liars Club Oddcast #018 | Beth Kephart, National Book Award Finalist, Author, Teacher

Beth Kephart gives us insight into her memoir writing events – Juncture Workshops – and talks about what it’s like to juggle projects and have several books coming out in the same year.  Beth is the author of over 20 books and teaches at Penn University.  Recorded April 2017

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The Liars Club Oddcast #016 | George Anastasia, True Crime Author & Journalist

A fascinating discussion of the Mafia, crime writing and reporting. Learn how George cultivated sources, got inside information, and avoided a hit man seeking revenge.  George is a former Philadelphia Inquirer journalist and the author of 6 books.  Recorded April 2017.

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The Liars Club Oddcast #015 | William Lashner, Mystery Author

Listen as New York Times Bestseller William Lashner talks about The Iowa Writers Workshop, the difference between his career as a prosecutor and his career as a writer, the joys of occasionally writing under a pseudonym, and his latest book THE FOUR NIGHT RUN. Recorded April 2017.

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Liars Club Oddcast #014 | John Kessel, Science Fiction & Fantasy Author

John Kessel discusses his acclaimed new novel, The Moon and the Other, as well as his entire body of award-winning work, including two Nebula Awards, The Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, and more.   When he’s not writing and charming people on podcasts, John teaches at North Carolina State University.  Recorded March 2017.

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