Book Fight

We welcome special guest Dave Thomas to talk about Salter's new novel, Tom as a mentor, horse ejaculate and the sexiness of bakeries.

Direct download: Ep_35-James_Salter_All_That_Is.mp3
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We talk writers' desks, literary agents, and grad-school recommendations. Plus Garfield, sexual roleplay, eggs (which are delicious!) and Tom's ill-fated turn on reality television. Get more at

Direct download: WritersAsk_OnTheNose.mp3
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Would you like to hear us talk about Disney World for half an hour? If so, then this is the episode for you! Also we dig into Doctorow's first novel, in our continuing efforts to explore some work outside our usual genre comfort zones. Talking points include: the defeat of death, Facebook likes as currency, problematic premises, the Haunted Mansion, Mike's childhood propensity for tears, carnival food, the Gravitron, and Battlestar Galactica. Get more at

Direct download: Ep_34-Cory_Doctorow_Down_and_Out_in_the_Magic_Kingdom.mp3
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We offer tips for organizing your files, dealing with your MFA classmates, and Highlandering your enemies. Got questions for us? Email them to, or tweet them to us at @Book_Fight.

Direct download: WritersAsk-Off_With_Their_Heads.mp3
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