We're five bestselling novelists and friends whose common love of reading, writing and independent bookstores bound us together. Now we want to share and celebrate stories—of the books we’ve written, the ones we’re reading now, and the art of writing—with each other and the guest authors we invite to join us. If you love books and are curious about the writing world, you’re in the right place.
WB S1E16 Ron Block with Hank Phillippi Ryan
WRITERS' BLOCK: Ron Block talks with Hank Phillippi Ryan about her incredible new thriller, Her Perfect Life
Friends & Fiction with Wiley Cash
Meet New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash who joins us live from Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC to discuss his new book WHEN GHOSTS COME HOME. We chat with him about how his North Carolina roots find their way into his writing, what it means to be a Southern writer, how his writing helped him navigate loss and big life upheavals, and we learn a bit about this craft, process, and work as a college writing professor. https://www.wileycash.com/
WB S1E15: Ron Block, Patti Callahan with Nathaniel Philbrick
WRITERS' BLOCK: Ron Block and Patti Callahan host acclaimed writer, Nathaniel Philbrick to discuss his newest work, Travels With George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
Friends & Fiction with Emily Henry
Meet #1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Henry. We talk to her about her inspirations and her writing process, her successes, goals, and conquering writer's block, and, of course, about her blockbuster bestseller PEOPLE WE MEET ON VACATION and last year's phenomenon BEACH READ. https://www.emilyhenrybooks.com
WB S1E14: Ron Block, Patti Callahan & Kristy Woodson Harvey with Andrea Katz and Kristy Barrett
WRITERS' BLOCK: Ron Block, along with Patti Callahan & Kristy Woodson Harvey chat with Facebook Reading Groups founders Andrea Katz (Great Thoughts, Great Readers) and Kristy Barrett (A Novel Bee) about all things books, authors and reading groups!
Friends & Fiction with Paula Faris & Daryn Kagan
On this episode, we welcome TWO journalist-turned-author guests as we commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Meet Daryn Kagan who spent more than 12 years as an anchor on CNN, reporting live from several major events around the world, including the war in Iraq, the September 11th terrorist attacks, and numerous presidential elections. Today, Daryn is a syndicated newspaper columnist, and the author of HOPE POSSIBLE. We will also welcome Paula Faris who is a journalist (formerly co-anchor of Good Morning America Weekend and co-host on The View), podcaster, and author of the book CALLED OUT. Hear about their journeys from high pressure jobs in national television, to carving out more time for family and for themselves, and to becoming published authors.
Absolutely love the podcasts at friends and fiction
These podcasts cover all kinds of different parts of reading and writing. I love each new episode every Friday
These ladies have so much to discuss and share in the world of literature. They have a gift of bringing women together!! I am such a fan of this podcast! Loving it!!
Chris Whitaker episode
I just finished reading We Begin at the End...astounding book! I listened to this podcast while I was reading the book and it made this amazing read even better. Thank you to Patti and Ron for this wonderful episode that had me saying “OMG” several times!!!