Thursday, June 11, 2015

Hacks. Episode 11: Anthony Neil Smith, Part Two

Part Two of the conversation between Jay and Anthony Neil Smith.

Things They Blagged About included;

The American Class System
Mixing Religion And Politics. 
Racism In Politics.
Health Care.
1000 Words A Day.
Deleting The ‘Fuck.’
Allan Guthrie. 
Richard Price. 
The Whites.
Stress Management. 
“Fuck You, I Almost Died.”
Platforms Don’t Work. 
Marginal Characters.
The Science Of Publishing.
Local Bookshops.
Charlie Hebdo.
Sarah Palin. 
The Daily Show. 
Hilary Clinton. 
Compromise Is Not A Bad Thing.  
Slow Reading. 
Long Books. 
Not Blurbing.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hacks. Episode 10: Anthony Neil Smith, Part One.

Jay is joined by Anthony Neil Smith (Worm, Yellow Medicine.)

Topics include;

Bullshit barber Science.
Authors With Wikipedia Entries. 
Jed Ayres: Cult Leader. 
Craft Beer.
Trains, Plains & Automobiles.
Coming Up With Book Titles. 
The Duggar Hypocrisy.
Politics On Social Media. 
Celebrity Snore-Fest.
Bashing Franzen.
Everyone In Britain Is Unhappy.
Going For Easy Emotions. 
Is There A Difference Between U.S. and Brit Procedurals?
Lone Wolf Characters.
American VS. British TV seasons. 
Breaking Into Comics.
Chasing Success As A Novelist.
Do Nickleback Suck?
MFA courses.
Write What You Know Or Know What You Write.
The American Class System.