One Thing Led to Another

One Thing Led to Another
One Thing Led To Another (OTLA) is a podcast focused on the techniques employed by authors to create compelling stories. Each episode, OTLA host Noah Finco will have a long form conversation with an author to unpack how they take a premise and turn it into an immersive and engaging literary adventure that readers crave.
Read Aloud: Winner, winner
Mar 14 • 7 min
Token. Inhale. Pull. Exhale. Nothing To read more go to my website.
8: Wayétu Moore
Mar 11 • 36 min
Wayétu Moore is the author of She Would Be King, released by Graywolf Press in September, 2018. Her memoir is also forthcoming with Graywolf. Moore is the founder of One Moore Book. One Moore Book is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that encourages…
7: Josiah Bancroft
Feb 25 • 27 min
Before settling down to write fantasy novels, Josiah Bancroft was a poet, college instructor, and aspiring comic book artist. When he is not writing, he enjoys playing post-pop music with his band, Dirt Dirt, drawing chalk pictures on his office wall, and…
Read Aloud: Rusted Plate
Feb 13 • 17 min
A battle worn warrior faces his most formidable adversary yet; mankind’s greatest weakness. First published in the Fall 2018 issue of The Catalyst This podcast is sponsored by Anchor
6: David H. Reiss
Jan 14 • 26 min
While growing up, David was that weird kid with his nose in a book and his head in the clouds. He was the table-top role-playing game geek, the comic-book nerd, the story-teller and dreamer. Fortunately, he hasn’t changed much. David is a software…
5: Jessie Chandler
Sep 14, 2018 • 30 min
Jessie Chandler is the award-winning author of the Shay O’Hanlon Caper series and the National Protection and Investigation Unit Operation series. Her novels have garnered two Golden Crown Awards, an Independent Publisher Book Award, and a USA Book Award…
4: Ian Tregillis
Aug 15, 2018 • 37 min
Ian attended the University of Minnesota for both college and graduate school. Eventually the university decided it had seen quite enough of him, so it politely but firmly asked him to leave, grow up, and get a real job. Ian’s parting gift was a doctorate…
3: Mike Cobley
Aug 7, 2018 • 39 min
Mike Cobley was born in Leicester and has lived in Scotland since the age of seven. Although the Scottish cultural heritage informs much of his own outlook (egalitarian, argumentative yet amiable, and able to appreciate rain), he thinks of himself as a…
2: David Wellington
Jul 30, 2018 • 46 min
David Wellington, aka D. Nolan Clark, aka David Chandler is the author of over twenty novels of action, suspense, and drama. He got his start in 2003 with the online serialization of Monster Island. Over a period of five months he published a chapter of…
1: John DeDakis
Jul 16, 2018 • 38 min
Award-winning Author and Writing Coach John DeDakis is a former CNN Senior Copy Editor for the Emmy and Peabody-Award winning news program “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.” DeDakis (pronounced deh-DAY-kiss) is the author of four mystery/suspense…