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Here on The Premise we talk to storytellers of all types. From authors to musicians, poets, screenwriters and comedians we get down to the tiny grain of sand that becomes a pearl.

The Premise Jeniffer & Chad Thompson

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 22 Ratings

Here on The Premise we talk to storytellers of all types. From authors to musicians, poets, screenwriters and comedians we get down to the tiny grain of sand that becomes a pearl.

    Peter Heller discusses his new book, The Guide

    Peter Heller discusses his new book, The Guide

    Peter Heller, NPR contributor, and author of both fiction and nonfiction of adventure, travel and nature writing talks with Jeniffer about his latest novel, The Guide.

    • 52 min
    Marlena Fiol & Ed O'Connor Author

    Marlena Fiol & Ed O'Connor Author

    Today’s episode features, not one, but two guests! Both are PhDs with long lists of accomplishments, including being authors. Marlena and Dan’s novel, Called, will be out Nov 2nd. But before you read it, you can learn some of the intriguing details behind this fascinating story.

    • 47 min
    How to Pitch a Literary Agent with Elise Capron

    How to Pitch a Literary Agent with Elise Capron

    In today's BONUS Episode, Elise Capron of the Dijkstra Literary Agency shares how to pitch an agent—from the formula to the timing, it's about being concise, concrete, and clear. Psst, it's also about being conversational and letting your passion for your work shine through. If you've never pitched before, you're gonna want to hear this one!

    • 14 min
    Scott Myers - Screenwriter (K-9, Alaska) Black List screenwriting blog

    Scott Myers - Screenwriter (K-9, Alaska) Black List screenwriting blog

    Scott Meyers is a screenwriter, producer, professor, and educator on the art of screenwriting. And he’s had some big screen success! In this episode he shares a wealth of insider knowledge on the craft.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Eric Nguyen - Author Things We Lost to the Water

    Eric Nguyen - Author Things We Lost to the Water

    Eric Nguyen is the author of Things We Lost to the Water— his debut novel. It’s the story of a family who leaves their home country of Vietnam for the city of New Orleans. Eric tells Jeniffer all about it in this engaging episode.

    • 50 min
    Mike Ayers - Author One Last Song

    Mike Ayers - Author One Last Song

    What would your last song be? Journalist Mike Ayers asked that question to musicians from Wanda Jackson and Lucinda Williams to Phoebe Bridgers and Andre 3000 and compiled their answers into his book, One Last Song.

    • 58 min

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22 Ratings

22 Ratings

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Writers and readers rejoice! This podcast is for book lovers and word crafters alike. Clear your reading/listening list and make a new one. One with The Premise on the top, followed by all the books discussed with Jeniffer and Chad. Or is it Chad and Jeniffer? Either way, make them both a part of your reading and listening routine.

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