Writer's Roundtable


Whether you are a casual listener looking for an entertaining hour of radio or a serious writer seeking a weekly workshop, this show is for you.
Each week, Writer's Roundtable Radio Show offers exclusive insight to all aspects of the writing industry. Literary marketer and publicist Antoinette Kuritz talks with successful writers, agents, editors, book designers, ghost writers, reviewers, writing coaches, read & critique group leaders -- anyone and everyone who can inspire writers in the art, craft, and business of writing.
From writing tips and story secrets from your favorite NY Times bestselling authors to publishing advice from top-flight agents and acquisitions editors from prestigious publishers around the country, Writer's Roundtable offers its listeners a unique opportunity to listen, learn, and participate.



Recent Shows


David Morrell - Download

NY Times Bestselling Author David Morrell On The Depth of the Thriller Genre, Building Characters Your Readers Love, Novels and Reality, and More.


Published: July 9, 2009


Patti Callahan Henry - Download

NY Times Best Selling Author Patti Callahan Henry On Setting As Character, Storytelling, Building a Readership, Changing Publishers, and More.


Published: July 9, 2009


Jane Green - Download

NY Times Bestselling Author Jane Green On Place As Character, Evolving As A Writer, and More...


Published: June 18, 2009


David Ebershoff - Download

NY Times Bestselling Author David Ebershoff on Research, Finding Voice, Writing Style, and More...


Published: June 11, 2009


James Grippando - Download

NY Times Bestselling Author James Grippando on Series vs. Stand Alone, Finding Voice, Writing Style, Building a Career, and More...


Published: June 11, 2009


NY Times Bestselling Author James Frey - Download

NY Times best selling author James Frey on fiction vs. memoir, finding voice, writing style, building a career and more...


Published: May 21, 2009


#1 NY Times Bestselling author Lee Child - Download

#1 NY Times Bestselling author Lee Child on voice, creating characters readers love, finding the story, process, getting started writing, building a writing career, and more.


Published: May 21, 2009


Scottoline - Download

NY Times best selling author Lisa Scottoline on plot vs. characters, creating ongoing characters your audience will love, where story ideas come from, a window into her writing process, sustaining a weekly newspaper column, and more.


Published: May 7, 2009


Peter De Jonge - Download

Peter De Jonge has coauthored three NY Times bestselling books with James Patterson, been a reporter for the Associated Press, and a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine. His work has appeared in Best American Sports Writing, National Geographic, Harper's Bazaar, Details, and Manhattan, Inc. Join him for a discussion of coauthoring, fiction vs. non-fiction, and what it takes to write page-turners.


Published: April 30, 2009


Lisa Jackson on romantic suspense - Download

#1 NY Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson on romantic suspense, suspense in general, creating characters, finding and plotting the story, writing process, creating a successful career, and more.


Published: April 16, 2009


Literary agent Taryn Fagerness on becoming an agent - Download

Literary agent Taryn Fagerness on becoming an agent, finding the right agent for you, foreign rights, what agents expect from you and what you should and can expect from them, what publishers are looking for around the world, and more.


Published: April 9, 2009


Debut author Juliette Fay on writing process - Download

Debut author Juliette Fay on writing process, finding an agent, selling that first book, and more.


Published: January 29, 2009


Margaret Weis in a discussion with fantasy author Eldon Thompson - Download

NY Times Bestselling author Margaret Weis in a discussion with fantasy author Eldon Thompson on creating role-playing games, creating worlds and the characters who inhabit them, series writing, fantasy vs. science fiction, urban fantasy, and more.


Published: January 22, 2009


Kate Jacobs on developing a cast of characters - Download

NY Times Bestselling author Kate Jacobs on developing a cast of characters, creating plot, the writing process, selling to the big screen, revisiting characters years later, & more.


Published: January 16, 2009


David Morrell on novels translated to movies - Download

NY Times bestselling author David Morrell on novels translated to movies, changing gears, finding the story, building characters your readers love, licensing the use of your characters, & more.


Published: December 18, 2008


NY Times bestselling author James Grippando on becoming a writer - Download

NY Times bestselling author James Grippando on becoming a writer, keeping series fresh, finding the story, building characters your readers love, & more...


Published: December 4, 2008


Book Packaging - Download

Literary publicist Antoinette Kuritz and publisher and book packager Bob Goodman discuss book packaging and the most common mistakes made, what to look for in a distributor, the five primary means of publication and scenarios for each.


Published: November 20, 2008


NY Times bestselling authors Linda Lael Miller and Robyn Carr - Download

NY Times bestselling authors Linda Lael Miller and Robyn Carr discuss writing women's fiction, the evolution of the publishing industry, series writing, career longevity, writing holiday books, and more.


Published: November 13, 2008


Rules of Writing - Download

Literary publicist and La Jolla Writers Conference founder Antoinette Kuritz and book packager Bob Goodman discuss some of the rules of writing and what it takes to be a successful writer, whether you write fiction or non-fiction.


Published: October 30, 2008


POD books; children's book market - Download

Epicenter publisher Kent Sturgis on what happens when a POD book hits the big time and his company's book on Sarah Palin. Sandy Dijkstra Agency children's book agent Kelly Sonnack on what she looks for in a submission, the trends in the children's book market, and more.


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