Write Here, Write Now with Lorenzo Carcaterra – Part Two

2016 SCWR faculty member Lorenzo Carcaterra on “Momentum and Pace: Keeping the Reader Turning the Pages” – Part Two 

– as interviewed by 2016 SCWR faculty member Erin Niumata

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lorenzoLorenzo Carcaterra has written nine books–starting with A Safe Place, Sleepers, Apaches, Gangster, Street Boys, Paradise City, Chasers, Midnight Angels, The Wolf and is at work on #10–The Widow-Maker. He was Managing Editor for the CBS series, Top Cops (1990-95) and was a writer/producer for Law & Order. He has written six pilots, dozens of TV scripts and 8 feature films for producers Joe Roth, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, David Hoberman, Nina Lederman. Lorenzo began his career as a NY Daily News copy boy and has written for numerous magazines including National Geographic Traveler, NY Times Sunday Magazine, and Reader’s Digest. He lives with his Old English Bulldog Gus in Manhattan and at an undisclosed lake house.

Erin Niumata, Folio Literary ManagementErin Niumata has been in publishing for over twenty-five years. She started as an editorial assistant at Simon and Schuster in the Touchstone/Fireside division for several years; then moved over to Harper Collins as an editor, and then she went to Avalon Books as the Editorial Director, working on Romance, Mysteries and Westerns. Erin has edited many authors including Leon Uris, Stuart Woods, Phyllis Richman, Senator Fred Harris, Michael Lee West, Debbie Fields, Erica Jong, Brenda Maddox, Lawrence Otis Graham, Joan Rivers, Carolyn Brown, Sandy Robins, Discovery’s River Monsters, Cash Cab, Extreme Couponing, Josh Shipp, Charlotte Cho, WE Tv’s Marriage Boot Camp, TLC’s – The Cake Boss, and many more. She’s worked on 28 NY Times Bestsellers.

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Spring 2016 PODCAST SCHEDULE

 

Lee Child – February 18, 2016 – available now!

#1 NYTimes bestselling author of the Jack Reacher novels, on “Creating Momentum” – CLICK HERE to listen!


Steve Fisher – February 22, 2016 – available now!

Film Agent, APA, on “Assessing Your Book’s Film Potential” – CLICK HERE to listen!


David Ebershoff – February 25, 2016 available now!

#1 international bestselling author of The 19th Wife, on “A Deep Look at Editing” – CLICK HERE to listen!


Kristin Nelson – February 29, 2016 – available now!

Agent, Nelson Literary Agency, on “Query Letters and Loglines” – CLICK HERE to listen!


Robert Goolrick – March 3, 2016 available now!

#1 NYTimes bestselling author of A Reliable Wife, on “Learning to Take Risks in Your Writing” – CLICK HERE to listen!


Charles F. Adams – March 7, 2016 available now!

Editor, Algonquin Books, on “Writing Literary Fiction That Sells” – CLICK HERE to listen!


Jacquelyn Mitchard – March 10, 2016 available now!

#1 NYTimes bestselling author of The Deep End of the Ocean, on “Creating Heartbreak on the Page” – CLICK HERE to listen!


Jill Marr – March 14, 2016 available now!

Agent, Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency, on “What Literary Agents Want” – CLICK HERE to listen!


Lorenzo Carcaterra – March 17, 2016 available now!

#1 NYTimes bestselling author of Sleepers, screenwriter, producer, on “Keeping the Reader Turning the Page” – Part One – CLICK HERE to listen!


Lorenzo Carcaterra – March 21, 2016 available now!

#1 NYTimes bestselling author of Sleepers, screenwriter, producer, on “Keeping the Reader Turning the Page” – Part Two – CLICK HERE to listen!


Téa Obreht – March 24, 2016available now!

Award-winning author of The Tiger’s Wife, on “Structuring a Novel” – CLICK HERE to listen!


Jeff Kleinman – March 28, 2016

Agent, Folio Literary Management, on “How to Create Vivid Characters”


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