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We'd Like A Word

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A podcast & radio show about words: writers, readers, books, poetry, lyrics, scripts, comedy, illustrators, agents & all things wordy.

95 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

30. Fictionalising recent history (part 1): Alan Parks & Eamon Somers

July 6th, 2021

18:43

Fictionalising recent history (part 1): Scottish crime fiction author Alan Parks & Irish writer Eamon Somers tell We'd Like A Word presenters …

29. Fictionalising recent history (part 2): Alan Parks & Eamon Somers

July 6th, 2021

19:42

Fictionalising recent history (part 2): Scottish crime fiction author Alan Parks & Irish writer Eamon Somers tell We'd Like A Word presenters …

28. Fictionalising recent history (part 3): Alan Parks & Eamon Somers

July 6th, 2021

19:58

Fictionalising recent history (part 3): Scottish crime fiction author Alan Parks & Irish writer Eamon Somers tell We'd Like A Word presenters …

27. Becoming a children's author (part 1): Julia Donaldson & Ted Chaplin

June 22nd, 2021

28:12

Becoming a children's author and illustrator (part 1): The legendary children's author Julia Donaldson & new children's author and illustrator …

26. Becoming a children's author (part 2): Julia Donaldson & Ted Chaplin

June 22nd, 2021

21:39

Becoming a children's author and illustrator (part 2): The legendary children's author Julia Donaldson & new children's author and illustrator …

25. Becoming a children's author (part 3): Julia Donaldson & Ted Chaplin

June 22nd, 2021

26:29

Becoming a children's author and illustrator (part 3): The legendary children's author Julia Donaldson & new children's author and illustrator …

24. Writing Memoirs (part 1) Farah Bashir & Auriel Roe

May 26th, 2021

21:11

Writing Memoirs (part 1): Farah Bashir & Auriel Roe talk to We'd Like A Word presenters Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan about what makes a good …

23. Writing Memoirs (part 2) Farah Bashir & Auriel Roe

May 26th, 2021

17:49

Writing Memoirs (part 2): Farah Bashir & Auriel Roe talk to We'd Like A Word presenters Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan about what makes a good …

22. Writing Memoirs (part 3) Farah Bashir & Auriel Roe

May 26th, 2021

20:14

Writing Memoirs (part 3): Farah Bashir & Auriel Roe talk to We'd Like A Word presenters Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan about what makes a good …

21. Writers Weekend festival (part 1) with Reshma Ruia, John Baker, Adrienne Dines & Sara Gangai

April 14th, 2021

21:32

Writers Weekend festival (part 1): Novelist & poet Reshma Ruia, literary agent John Baker of Bell Lomax Moreton, writing mentor Adrienne Dines & festival organiser Sara Gangai all talk to We'd Like A Word …

20. Writers Weekend festival (part 2) with Reshma Ruia, John Baker, Adrienne Dines & Sara Gangai

April 14th, 2021

22:58

Writers Weekend festival (part 2): Novelist & poet Reshma Ruia, literary agent John Baker of Bell Lomax Moreton, writing mentor Adrienne Dines & festival organiser Sara Gangai all talk to We'd Like A Word …

19. Writers Weekend festival (part 3) with Reshma Ruia, John Baker, Adrienne Dines & Sara Gangai

April 14th, 2021

16:50

Writers Weekend festival (part 3): Novelist & poet Reshma Ruia, literary agent John Baker of Bell Lomax Moreton, writing mentor Adrienne Dines & festival organiser Sara Gangai all talk to We'd Like A Word …

18. Literary agents (part 1) Piers Blofeld & James Wills

March 30th, 2021

21:45

Literary agents (part 1): Piers Blofeld of Sheil Land & James Wills, managing director of Watson Little discuss with We'd Like A Word presenters, …

17. Literary agents (part 2) Piers Blofeld & James Wills

March 30th, 2021

20:52

Literary agents (part 2): Piers Blofeld of Sheil Land & James Wills, managing director of Watson Little discuss with We'd Like A Word presenters, …

16. Literary agents (part 3) Piers Blofeld & James Wills

March 30th, 2021

15:42

Literary agents (part 3): Piers Blofeld of Sheil Land & James Wills, managing director of Watson Little discuss with We'd Like A Word presenters, …

15. YA young adult books (part 1) with Sarwat Chadda & Shiulie Ghosh

March 17th, 2021

21:13

YA young adult books (part 1) with Sarwat Chadda & Shiulie Ghosh: Sarwat & Shiulie discuss with We'd Like A Word presenters, Paul Waters …

14. YA young adult books (part 2) with Sarwat Chadda & Shiulie Ghosh

March 17th, 2021

20:16

YA young adult books (part 2) with Sarwat Chadda & Shiulie Ghosh: Sarwat & Shiulie discuss with We'd Like A Word presenters, Paul Waters …

13. YA young adult books (part 3) with Sarwat Chadda & Shiulie Ghosh

March 17th, 2021

24:54

YA young adult books (part 3) with Sarwat Chadda & Shiulie Ghosh: Sarwat & Shiulie discuss with We'd Like A Word presenters, Paul Waters …

12. Fantasy & world building (part 1) with Elizabeth Knox & Stephanie Bretherton

March 2nd, 2021

20:08

Lessons in fantasy & world building (part 1) from Elizabeth Knox & Stephanie Bretherton: They discuss with We'd Like A Word presenters, Paul …

11. Fantasy & world building (part 2) with Elizabeth Knox & Stephanie Bretherton

March 2nd, 2021

21:42

Lessons in fantasy & world building (part 2) from Elizabeth Knox & Stephanie Bretherton: They discuss with We'd Like A Word presenters, Paul …

10. Fantasy & world building (part 3) with Elizabeth Knox & Stephanie Bretherton

March 2nd, 2021

18:25

Lessons in fantasy & world building (part 3) from Elizabeth Knox & Stephanie Bretherton: They discuss with We'd Like A Word presenters, Paul …

9. New Northern Ireland crime fiction (part 1): Simon Maltman, James Murphy & David Torrans of No Alibis

February 17th, 2021

17:26

New Northern Ireland crime fiction (part 1) with authors Simon Maltman & James Murphy, & bookseller & publisher David Torrans: They …

8. New Northern Ireland crime fiction (part 2): Simon Maltman, James Murphy & David Torrans of No Alibis

February 17th, 2021

24:44

New Northern Ireland crime fiction (part 2) with authors Simon Maltman & James Murphy, & bookseller & publisher David Torrans: They …

7. New Northern Ireland crime fiction (part 3): Simon Maltman, James Murphy & David Torrans of No Alibis

February 17th, 2021

22:57

New Northern Ireland crime fiction (part 3) with authors Simon Maltman & James Murphy, & bookseller & publisher David Torrans: They …

6. Meet the publishers (part 1) - Karen Sullivan of Orenda & Miranda Jewess of Viper/Profile

February 2nd, 2021

19:34

Meet the Publishers (Part 1) with Karen Sullivan & Miranda Jewess:  Karen, owner & publisher of Orenda Books, and Miranda, senior …

5. Meet the publishers (part 2) - Karen Sullivan of Orenda & Miranda Jewess of Viper/Profile

February 2nd, 2021

18:46

Meet the Publishers (Part 2) with Karen Sullivan & Miranda Jewess:  Karen, owner & publisher of Orenda Books, and Miranda, senior …

4. Meet the publishers (part 3) - Karen Sullivan of Orenda & Miranda Jewess of Viper/Profile

February 2nd, 2021

21:11

Meet the Publishers (Part 3) with Karen Sullivan & Miranda Jewess:  Karen, owner & publisher of Orenda Books, and Miranda, senior …

3. Audiobooks (Part 1) with Natalie Chisholm, Caroline Lennon & Patrick Moy

January 19th, 2021

23:08

Audiobooks (Part 1) with Caroline Lennon, Patrick Moy & Natalie Chisholm:  Caroline (who played Siobhan Hathaway in The Archers on BBC Radio 4), …

2. Audiobooks (Part 2) with Patrick Moy, Caroline Lennon & Natalie Chisholm

January 19th, 2021

28:09

Audiobooks (Part 2) with Patrick Moy, Caroline Lennon & Natalie Chisholm:  Caroline (who played Siobhan Hathaway in The Archers on BBC Radio 4), …

1. Audiobooks (Part 3) with Caroline Lennon, Patrick Moy & Natalie Chisholm

January 19th, 2021

26:06

Audiobooks (Part 3) with Caroline Lennon, Patrick Moy & Natalie Chisholm:  Caroline (who played Siobhan Hathaway in The Archers on BBC Radio 4), …

65. Editing books (Part 1) with Russel D Mclean & Linda Nagle (NB: includes swearing)

August 5th, 2020

17:01

Editing books (Part 1) with Russel D McLean & Linda Nagle:  Russel and Linda, both editors, both writers, reveal to We’d Like A Word presenters …

64. Editing books (Part 2) with Russel D McLean & Linda Nagle (NB: includes swearing)

August 5th, 2020

20:04

Editing books (Part 2) with Russel D McLean & Linda Nagle:  Russel and Linda, both editors, both writers, reveal to We’d Like A Word presenters …

63. Editing books (Part 3) with Russel D McLean & Linda Nagle (NB: includes swearing)

August 5th, 2020

16:15

Editing books (Part 3) with Russel D McLean & Linda Nagle:  Russel and Linda, both editors, both writers, reveal to We’d Like A Word presenters …

62. Stephanie Scott, writing across genres (Part 1) author of what’s left of me is yours

July 15th, 2020

21:50

Stephanie Scott, writing across genres (Part 1): Stephanie, winner of too many awards to mention (see our website www.wedlikeaword.com), tells We’d …

61. Stephanie Scott, writing across genres (Part 2) author of what’s left of me is yours

July 15th, 2020

16:29

Stephanie Scott, writing across genres (Part 2): Stephanie, winner of too many awards to mention (see our website www.wedlikeaword.com), tells We’d …

60. Stephanie Scott, writing across genres (Part 3) author of what’s left of me is yours

July 15th, 2020

15:35

Stephanie Scott, writing across genres (Part 3): Stephanie, winner of too many awards to mention (see our website www.wedlikeaword.com), tells We’d …

59. Kritika Pandey winner of 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Part 1)

July 1st, 2020

20:11

World-beating short stories (Part 1): Kritika Pandey, winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul …

58. Kritika Pandey winner of 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Part 2)

July 1st, 2020

17:30

World-beating short stories (Part 2): Kritika Pandey, winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul …

57. Kritika Pandey winner of 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Part 3)

July 1st, 2020

23:50

World-beating short stories (Part 3): Kritika Pandey, winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul …

56. How trauma shapes story (part 1): Author Geoff Gudgion & General Sir Peter Wall of Combat Stress

June 17th, 2020

19:20

How trauma shapes your story (Part 1): Geoff Gudgion, author of Draca (just published) & Saxon’s Bane, & General Sir Peter Wall, former Head of the General Staff & President of Combat Stress discuss with …

55. How trauma shapes story (part 2): Author Geoff Gudgion & General Sir Peter Wall of Combat Stress

June 17th, 2020

20:42

How trauma shapes your story (Part 2): Geoff Gudgion, author of Draca (just published) & Saxon’s Bane, & General Sir Peter Wall, former Head of the General Staff & President of Combat Stress discuss with …

54. How trauma shapes story (part 3): Author Geoff Gudgion & General Sir Peter Wall of Combat Stress

June 17th, 2020

23:24

How trauma shapes your story (Part 3): Geoff Gudgion, author of Draca (just published) & Saxon’s Bane, & General Sir Peter Wall, former Head of the General Staff & President of Combat Stress discuss with …

53. Dougie Brimson (part 1) of Green Street movie on barriers to working class authors.

June 3rd, 2020

17:25

Working class writers Part 1: Dougie Brimson tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about his latest thriller In The Know …

52. Dougie Brimson (part 2) of Green Street movie on barriers to working class authors.

June 3rd, 2020

15:41

Working class writers Part 2: Dougie Brimson tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about his latest thriller In The Know …

51. Dougie Brimson (part 3) of Green Street movie on barriers to working class authors.

June 3rd, 2020

23:13

Working class writers Part 3: Dougie Brimson tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about his latest thriller In The Know …

50. James Bond 007 (part 1) with John Rain of Smershpod & Thunderbook (+ War of the Worlds)

May 20th, 2020

17:50

James Bond Part 1: John Rain tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan the secrets behind the Bond films. He loves the Bond …

49. James Bond 007 (part 2) with John Rain of Smershpod & Thunderbook (+ War of the Worlds)

May 20th, 2020

9:14

James Bond Part 2: John Rain tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan the secrets behind the Bond films. He loves the Bond …

48. James Bond 007 (part 3) with John Rain of Smershpod & Thunderbook (+ War of the Worlds)

May 20th, 2020

22:13

James Bond Part 3: John Rain tells We’d Like A Word presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan the secrets behind the Bond films. He loves the Bond …

47. Romcoms (Part 1) Mary Jayne Baker, Lisa Swift & Sue Clark + comedy

May 7th, 2020

17:33

Part 1: Mary Jayne Baker & Lisa Swift are the pen names of Lisa Firth, the award-winning romantic comedy novelist from Yorkshire. She’s the author of A Question of Us, A Bicycle Made For Two & The Never Have I …

46. Romcoms (Part 2) Mary Jayne Baker, Lisa Swift & Sue Clark + comedy

May 7th, 2020

18:09

Part 2: Mary Jayne Baker & Lisa Swift are the pen names of Lisa Firth, the award-winning romantic comedy novelist from Yorkshire. She’s the author of A Question of Us, A Bicycle Made For Two & The Never Have I …

45. Romcoms (Part 3) Mary Jayne Baker, Lisa Swift & Sue Clark + comedy

May 7th, 2020

15:03

Part 3: Mary Jayne Baker & Lisa Swift are the pen names of Lisa Firth, the award-winning romantic comedy novelist from Yorkshire. She’s the author of A Question of Us, A Bicycle Made For Two & The Never Have I …

44. Taylor Brown (part 1) on writing a sense of place + Robin Ince on bookshops

April 22nd, 2020

20:36

Part 1: Taylor Brown is the author of Pride of Eden and previous novels Fallen Land, The River of Kings and Gods of Howl Mountain. He’s also big into big motorbikes. He joins us from Savannah, Georgia to tell presenters …

43. Taylor Brown (part 2) on writing a sense of place + Robin Ince on bookshops

April 22nd, 2020

20:48

Part 2: Taylor Brown is the author of Pride of Eden and previous novels Fallen Land, The River of Kings and Gods of Howl Mountain. He’s also big into big motorbikes. He joins us from Savannah, Georgia to tell presenters …

42. Taylor Brown (part 3) on writing a sense of place + Robin Ince on bookshops

April 22nd, 2020

27:19

Part 3: Taylor Brown is the author of Pride of Eden and previous novels Fallen Land, The River of Kings and Gods of Howl Mountain. He’s also big into big motorbikes. He joins us from Savannah, Georgia to tell presenters …

41. Book launches (Part 1) with Tony Kent & Judith O’Reilly in times of coronavirus + back stories

April 8th, 2020

15:52

Part 1: Tony Kent is the author of Power Play and the previous two exciting thrillers featuring Michael Devlin and Joe Dempsey, Killer Intent and Marked for Death. He’s also a leading criminal barrister (attorney), …

40. Book launches (Part 2) hit by coronavirus & back stories with Tony Kent & Judith O’Reilly

April 8th, 2020

22:44

Part 2: Tony Kent is the author of Power Play and the previous two exciting thrillers featuring Michael Devlin and Joe Dempsey, Killer Intent and Marked for Death. He’s also a leading criminal barrister (attorney), …

39. Book launches (Part 3) with Tony Kent, Judith O’Reilly & Ben Churchill of Waterstones Wycombe

April 8th, 2020

25:06

Part 3: Tony Kent is the author of Power Play and the previous two exciting thrillers featuring Michael Devlin and Joe Dempsey, Killer Intent and Marked for Death. He’s also a leading criminal barrister (attorney), …

38. Self help books (part 1) with Daniel Fryer & John Williams & The Book House in Thame. (swearing)

March 24th, 2020

20:30

Part 1: Daniel Fryer, author of The Four Thoughts That F*ck You Up, & John Williams, the author of Screw Work Let’s Play & Screw Work Break …

37. Self help books (part 2) with Daniel Fryer & John Williams & The Book House in Thame. (Swearing)

March 24th, 2020

23:14

Part 1: Daniel Fryer, author of The Four Thoughts That F*ck You Up, & John Williams, the author of Screw Work Let’s Play & Screw Work Break …

36. Self help books (part 3) with Daniel Fryer & John Williams & The Book House in Thame. (Swearing)

March 24th, 2020

23:21

Part 1: Daniel Fryer, author of The Four Thoughts That F*ck You Up, & John Williams, the author of Screw Work Let’s Play & Screw Work Break …

35. Serena Patel (part 1), author of Anisha Accidental Detective, on writing for children. + Daunts

March 11th, 2020

17:06

Part 1: Serena Patel, author of Anisha Accidental Detective tells presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about writing for children. She also …

34. Children’s author Serena Patel (part 2) on bullying, racism & inspirational mentors.

March 11th, 2020

21:16

Part 2: Serena Patel, author of Anisha Accidental Detective tells presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about writing for children. She also …

33. Serena Patel (Part 3) writing for children, Fritha Lindqvist book promoter, Rose at Daunt Books

March 11th, 2020

22:17

Part 3: Serena Patel, author of Anisha Accidental Detective tells presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about writing for children. She also …

32. Comics (part 1) with David Leach, Joel Meadows & the Little Bookshop Cookham

February 27th, 2020

22:43

Comics writer, drawer & editor David Leach of Titan Comics & creator of Psycho Gran talks to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about …

31. Comics (part 2) with David Leach, Joel Meadows & the Little Bookshop Cookham

February 27th, 2020

24:12

Comics writer, drawer & editor David Leach of Titan Comics & creator of Psycho Gran talks to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about …

30. Comics (part 3) with David Leach, Joel Meadows & the Little Bookshop Cookham

February 27th, 2020

24:55

Comics writer, drawer & editor David Leach of Titan Comics & creator of Psycho Gran talks to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about …

29. Spoken word poet Isi the Scribe (Part 1) zoology & writing & performing poetry.

February 11th, 2020

23:41

Spoken word poet Isi the Scribe wows presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan with his 24 hour bespoke poetry challenge, tales of London Zoo, …

28. Spoken word poet Isi the Scribe (Part 2) zoology & writing & performing poetry.

February 11th, 2020

24:10

Spoken word poet Isi the Scribe wows presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan with his 24 hour bespoke poetry challenge, tales of London Zoo, …

27. Spoken word poet Isi the Scribe (Part 3) on zoology & writing & performing poetry.

February 11th, 2020

24:12

Spoken word poet Isi the Scribe wows presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan with his 24 hour bespoke poetry challenge, tales of London Zoo, …

26. Comedy writer Joel Morris (part 1) on how to be funny - books, TV, films, podcasts. Has swearing

January 29th, 2020

24:06

Award-winning comedy writer Joel Morris reveals to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan how he writes funny - (contains swearing) - the script …

25. Comedy writer Joel Morris (part 2) on how to be funny - books, TV, films, podcasts. Has swearing

January 29th, 2020

19:21

Award-winning comedy writer Joel Morris reveals to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan how he writes funny - (contains swearing) - the script …

24. Comedy writer Joel Morris (part 3) on how to be funny - books, TV, films, podcasts. Has swearing

January 29th, 2020

25:37

Award-winning comedy writer Joel Morris reveals to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan how he writes funny - (contains swearing) - the script …

23. Thriller writer Peter May (Part 3 of 3) on being hired as a private detective by giant geckos

January 15th, 2020

18:20

Bestselling author Peter May speaks to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan over 3 parts in this edition of We’d Like A Word. It’s an …

22. Peter May (Part 2 of 3) on running away, a sense of place & A Silent Death

January 15th, 2020

21:45

Bestselling author Peter May speaks to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan over 3 parts in this edition of We’d Like A Word. It’s an …

21. Peter May (Part One) on creating a sense of place, giant Geckos & Usher Syndrome

January 15th, 2020

18:27

Bestselling author Peter May speaks to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan over 3 parts in this edition of We’d Like A Word. It’s an …

20. Cole Moreton on writing words & music for The Light Keeper, his novel & album.

January 1st, 2020

1:15:06

Cole Moreton plays, sings, writes & talks about his new book & album The Light Keeper. The award-winning newspaper interviewer tells We’d …

19. Alec Marsh & Eoin McNamee on writing the past for the present

December 18th, 2019

1:08:19

Alec Marsh, author of Rule Britannia & the arriving someday Enemy of the Raj - and - Eoin McNamee, author of The Blue Tango & many others, …

18. Asia MacKay & Brian McGilloway on borders & boundaries in fiction, life, people and countries.

December 5th, 2019

1:16:37

Asia MacKay, the author of Killing It & The Nursery, featuring British state assassin & new mum Lex Tyler juggling her home & secret …

17. Self-publishing, sex scenes & gay sci-fi with Jake O’Kelly & Andrew Chapman

November 21st, 2019

1:15:21

Jake O’Kelly, the author of The Smell of Good Decisions (his love letter to his adopted hometown San Francisco), who is currently at Mozilla (Firefox) & used to be head of publicity for Amazon Publishing & …

16. Censorship - with American thriller writer Alan Drew, author of Gardens of Water & Shadow Man.

November 7th, 2019

55:42

Alan Drew, the author of Gardens of Water (set in Istanbul during an earthquake) and Shadow Man (a California prowler murder thriller), chats with …

15. The BBC’s Alison Finch on how to get your book on to Radio 4, 3 & the World Service.

October 23rd, 2019

58:11

Alison Finch is the book planning producer (aka “books bitch” says she) for an array of BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 3 and BBC World Service programmes. …

14. Matt Wesolowski & Adrian McKinty on kidnapping thrillers.

October 9th, 2019

56:40

Matt Wesolowski author of Changeling & Adrian McKinty author of The Chain - two innovative kidnapping stories - discuss plot twists, saving …

13. Angela McMahon book publicist to the stars, on how to get YOUR book seen.

September 25th, 2019

58:13

Angela McMahon of Flow Communications, organiser of the Noireland crime fiction festival in Belfast and book publicist to the stars. In this episode …

12. Helen Cullen asks whether “up lit” is really so feel-good?

September 11th, 2019

1:01:52

Helen Cullen’s book The Lost Letters of William Woolf is charming, moving, quirky & possessed of great lists. It’s been described as “up lit”, …

11. Dr Erica McAlister & science writing for dummies

August 29th, 2019

54:24

Dr Erica McAlister on how to make science writing accessible and engaging without dumbing down. In this episode Stevyn Colgan and Paul Waters chat …

10. The Italian Job: Aidan Conway in Rome & Puglia fan Richard Walmsley talk writing set in Italy

August 15th, 2019

59:01

Aidan Conway on writing about Italy - with fellow Italophile author Richard Walmsley chipping in. In this episode Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan Chat …

9. Denise Mina on high art v low art & much more.

August 1st, 2019

57:52

Denise Mina on high art versus low art. In this episode Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan Chat with Scottish crime fiction royalty Denise Mina about …

8. Jamie Cawley on history and belief

July 17th, 2019

1:13:18

Jamie Cawley on history and belief. In this episode Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan Chat with historian and philosopher Jamie Cawley about his new and …

7. Gerard Brennan on rioters and writers with Adrian McKinty

July 3rd, 2019

1:00:00

Writers and Rioters. In this episode Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan hear from authors Gerard Brennan and Adrian McKinty about the art of writing …

6. Belinda Bauer says victims are more interesting than murderers, on We’d Like A Word

June 19th, 2019

1:00:01

Belinda Bauer says victims are more interesting than murderers on We’d Like A Word. In this episode Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan meet award winning …

5. A Small Odditorium feat. Dr David Bramwell

June 5th, 2019

1:07:26

‘A small Odditorium’ feat. Dr David Bramwell. In this episode Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan meet author, musician, truth-seeker, Utopian and all …

4. Anthony Horowitz on life after death

May 22nd, 2019

1:08:09

Anthony Horowitz talks about giving new life to characters after their original authors have died. He does it with Ian Fleming’s James Bond - 2 continuation novels Trigger Mortis & now in paperback Forever and A …

3. Graham Norton - Can celebrities write good fiction?

May 8th, 2019

55:56

Graham Norton - comedian, TV star and Father Ted legend - talks to us about his other life as an author. But do celebrities famous for something entirely different make good writers? Are their books actually any good? …

2. Will Dean - the author leading the British invasion into Scandi Noir / Nordic Noir

April 1st, 2019

50:34

 Is Scandi Noir still Scandi Noir if a British author is  writing it? Will Dean has gone a long way to immerse himself in Nordic  Noir culture, even …

1. Words from writers, readers, books, poets, songs, films - We'd Like A Word from Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan.

March 30th, 2019

1:33

This is a brief introduction to the We'd Like A Word podcast and radio show from Paul Waters and Stevyn Colgan. We talk with writers, readers, …

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