The ongoing podcast for West Virginia Writers, Inc., the Mountain State's largest organization dedicated to writers. Hosted by Eric Fritzius, from atop a hill in Greenbrier County, each podcast will feature information about WV Writers related events as well as readings and interviews with the writers of West Virginia and Appalachia.

This podcast features music by Pops Walker.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Episode 2: Susan Reinhardt Interview

Episode 2 of the podcast in which we speak to humorist Susan Reinhardt on topics as diverse as golf tournament survival techniques, percocet-fueled phone calls from her fans, imaginary gorillas, the Redneck Riviera, the sometimes dark origins of humor, the perils of vidcasting and what she's going to talk about at this year's Summer Conference.

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West Virginia Writers Podcast Episode 2

Links mentioned in Podcast:
Susan Uncensored Podcast
Mister Herman's Recipes

Monday, April 20, 2009

Making headlines

The podcast is making headlines, at least on the internet side.

Mountain Word, a blog in the Charleston Gazette's entertainment website The Gazz, has posted a mention of us. Check it out at the link above. While you're there, check out WVW's own Karin Fuller's newspaper column, posted each week. She'll be giving a workshop or so at this year's summer conference.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Episode 1: Welcome to the Podcast

Episode 1 of the podcast in which we introduce ourselves and speak of "conferency" things to come with WV Writers President T.W. McNemar.

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West Virginia Writers Podcast Episode 1

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Podcast Countdown

Hola citizens,

Starting Friday, April 17, 2009, at approximately 6:03 a.m., the WV Writers Podcast will post its first episode for downloading,
here on this very page! This weekly podcast (updated on Friday mornings) will focus on WV Writers, its news and events, particularly on the upcoming Summer Conference. (June 12-14, 2009 at Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, WV). Following the conference the podcast will continue to feature segments and interviews with writers throughout Appalachia, especially targeting our members and their work. Any suggestions in this regard are welcome at

For those of you unfamiliar with podcasting or how to download a podcast, there's a primer for that in the right hand sidebar. We're also available for subscription in iTunes. If all else fails, basic instructions are to right-click on the link for the show and Save As to your hard drive where you can then listen to the show with Windows Media Player, iTunes or transfer it to your own MP3 player for portable listening.

Topics or links mentioned in the show will appear here, in the sidebar to the right as will future guests.

So please join us tomorrow for our first ever podcast.