Martha Woodroof

Martha Woodroof appears in the following:

First Novels: For One Who's Been Through It, 'Books Are Social Media'

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Martha Woodroof talks to Lydia Netzer about her experiences as a first-time novelist navigating the expectations of authors on social media beyond videos of Chihuahuas guarding food.


Playlist: Stories That Will Keep You Moving

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

This TED Radio Hour playlist will keep you motivated on your run.


First Novels: The Weird, Thrilling Trip Through A Very Narrow Door

Friday, May 16, 2014

Martha Woodroof talks to first novelists including Chad Harbach (The Art Of Fielding) about how it feels to gut out the unlikely path that takes a book from idea to publication.


First Novels: Under The Gavel Of A Book Auction

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Martha Woodroof continues her series on first novels with a look at the book auction: how do they work, how do authors react to them, and how on earth to you celebrate a big success?


A Typewriter In The Grass And The Beat Generation On The Edge

Friday, February 07, 2014

Martha Woodroof remembers a trip to Lawrence, Kansas, where she found her way to a house, and a yard, and an abandoned typewriter.


What Are Indie Booksellers Like At Parties?

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Martha Woodroof reports that to party with independent booksellers is to hear about their powerful commitment to their customers and perhaps an offbeat idea or two about theology and Road House.


First Novels: Acquiring Minds

Friday, December 13, 2013

Martha Woodroof looks at the process of acquiring a first novel from the point of view of publishers who both employ their own taste and then take care of the deal.