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Writers Forum 9/14/17

Host: Matt Murphy
Engineer: John Greenman

Topic: The many facets of children’s literature from the perspective of writers, an illustrator and a librarian, all from the Blue Hill Peninsula.
Guests: Kim Ridley, Libby Edwardson, Rebekah Raye and Ellen Booraem

NOTE: This is the final episode of Writers Forum. Starting in October we’ll have a new show airing in this time slot (2nd Thursday of each month at 10) called “Book Worm” hosted by Brook Minner, so join us then!

Writers Forum 8/10/17

Host: Joel Mann
Engineer: Amy Browne

Authors Lee Smith & Deborah Joy Corey discuss their new memoirs, Dimestore and Settling Twice

-What’s the hardest thing about writing a memoir?
-What advice do you have for young writers?
-How has today’s technology influenced your writing?
-What do you read for pleasure?
-What effect has story telling had on your writing?

Writers Forum 6/8/17

Host: Nancy Tancredi
Engineer: Matt Murphy

Program Topic: Poetry

Key Discussion Points:
a) Form poetry
b) Experiences influencing poetry
c) Challenges with writing poetry

Guest: Scott Fuller

Writers Forum 4/13/17

Host: Nancy Tancredi
Engineer: John Greenman

Program Topic: Civil War

Key Discussion Points:
Research
Weaving narrative with letters from the past
Self-publishing

Guest: Alan Sprague, Author of “Toss of a Coin: The Life of a Private in the Civil War”

Writers Forum 3/9/17

Host: Nancy Tancredi
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Fiction and Creative Non-fiction

Key Discussion Points:
a) Persistence in the midst of a busy life
b) Getting to know characters who show up in your mind
c) Using landscape as a character

Guest: Barbara Chatterton-Luuring

Writers Forum 1/12/17

Host: Nancy Tancredi
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Poetry

Key Discussion Points:
a) Persistence, writing schedule, determination
b) Poet as detective – observation
c) Playing with words and images

Guest: Chris Crittenden

Writers Forum 12/8/16

Host: Nancy Tancredi
Engineer: John Greenman

Program Topic: Fiction – Mystery

Key Discussion Points:
a) Character development
b) Research
c) Challenges of writing.

Guest: Bruce Robert Coffin

Writers Forum 10/13/16

Host: Nancy Tancredi
Engineer: John Greenman

Program Topic: Writing

Key Discussion Points:
a) Music as counterpoint to poetry and Literature
b) Ekphrastic poetry
c) Bob Dylan as Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Guests:
Ellie O’Leary
Gary Rainford
Bill Rainford