10 Minute Writer's Workshop

10 Minute Writer's Workshop

A peek into how great writers conjure and craft their work. From creative rituals to guilty distractions, writers reveal what it really takes to get pen to paper.

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Workshop 61: The Last Line

10 Minute Writer's Workshop

A special goodbye from The 10 Minute Writer's Workshop

2 Min

Jan 31, 2018

Workshop 60: Manoush Zomorodi

10 Minute Writer's Workshop

This week, we talk to Manoush Zomorodi, author of Bored and Brilliant and host of the WNYC podcast Note to Self

11 Min

Dec 27, 2017

Workshop 59: Jennifer Egan

10 Minute Writer's Workshop

This week, we talk to Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad and, most recently, Manhattan Beach

10 Min

Dec 13, 2017

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12 min
Nov 29, 2017
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This week, we talk to the co-creators of Welcome to Nightvale and co-authors of It Devours, Jeffrey Cranor & Joseph Fink

10 min
Nov 15, 2017
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This week, we talk to blockbuster thriller author Dan Brown, on tour for his latest, Origin.

10 min
Nov 1, 2017
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This week, we speak to former speechwriter for Michelle Obama, Sarah Hurwitz

10 min
Oct 18, 2017
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This week, we speak to the author of What Milo Saw and Wishbones, Virginia Macgregor

11 min
Oct 6, 2017
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A conversation with Atul Gawande, author of "Being Mortal".

11 min
Sep 20, 2017
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In this episode, we talk with Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere and Everything I Never Told You, about writing families..

10 min
Sep 6, 2017
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In this episode, we talk with Louise Penny, author of the Inspector Gamache mysteries.

10 min
Aug 23, 2017
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This episode, we speak with Howard Axelrod, author of The Point of Vanishing.

7 min
Aug 9, 2017
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This episode, we talk with New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alice Fogel.

12 min
Jul 26, 2017
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This episode, we talk with Michael Cunningham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours.

9 min
Jul 12, 2017
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This episode, we speak to Roxane Gay, author, essayist, teacher, and all around-superwoman.

9 min
Jun 28, 2017
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Author, outspoken vegetarian, social media abstainer and writing teacher Jonathan Safran Foer is author of three novels: Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and, most recently, Here I Am, which follows four generations of a J...

13 min
Mar 8, 2017
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Lindy West, columnist for The Guardian, and author of How to be a Person and Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman. Lindy writes about feminism, social justice, body image, pop culture and, lately, politics. She's a funny and original thinker, and brave. She...

12 min
Feb 22, 2017
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Victoria Schwab... VE Schwab... V... the author's name depends on her audience, which, like the dark worlds she builds, is a well-thought out design. Ms. Schwab, we'll say, burst onto the scene in 2011 with The Near Witch. A dozen books later, adult, ...

10 min
Feb 8, 2017
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Ottessa Moshfegh says she writes to explore why people do weird things. The daughter of a Croatian mother and Iranian father, she was a serious piano student who knew she didn't want to be a pianist when she felt the call to write - and not just write,...

10 min
Jan 25, 2017
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Caitlin Moran is the best-selling author of How to Be a Woman, Moranthology, and columnist for the Times of London. She and her sister developed and write 'raised by wolves" --a British television series loosely based on their experience in a family of...

10 min
Aug 24, 2016
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Kelly Link is one of a handful of writers to manage to be wondrous, fantastical and ominous at the same time. As Kirkus says, her work is “like Kafka hosting Saturday Night Live, mixing humor with existential dread.” Her most recent collection, Get in ...

10 min
Aug 10, 2016
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Essayist, novelist, columnist, sportswriter and former ethicist for the New York Times Magazine, Chuck Klosterman has got a wildly original voice. That makes sense for a guy who's written about glam metal bands in North Dakota, or whether you should hi...

6 min
Nov 13, 2015
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Author Stacy Schiff gives a 10-minute writer's workshop before an event recorded for radio in Portsmouth. The workshop was recorded backstage. #writing

10 min
Nov 13, 2015
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Author Salman Rushdie gives a 10-minute writer's workshop before an event recorded for radio in Portsmouth. The workshop was recorded backstage. #writing

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