Interview with Joey Hartstone - THE LOCAL

Interview with Joey Hartstone - THE LOCAL

In this interview, Joey and I discuss The Local, how Marshall, Texas came to be the patent lawsuit capital of the U.S., how he learned about Marshall and decided to write this book, writing a book versus writing for the screen, his fabulous book cover, and much more.


In this interview, Joey and I discuss The Local, how Marshall, Texas came to be the patent lawsuit capital of the U.S., how he learned about Marshall and decided to write this book, writing a book versus writing for the screen, his fabulous book cover, and much more.

Joey’s recommended reads are:

  1. Bath Haus by P.J. Vernon
  2. Trial by Don M. Mankiewicz
  3. The Paris Bookseller by Kerri Maher

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The Local is on my Summer 2022 Reading List and June Buzz Reads picks list.

If you enjoyed this episode and want to listen to more episodes, try Sarah Pearse, Lisa Gardner, Katherine St. John, Clare Mackintosh, and Jane Harper.

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Joey Hartstone is a film and television writer. He has written two feature films, LBJ (2016) and Shock and Awe (2017), which were both directed by Rob Reiner. He wrote on the first two seasons of the legal drama The Good Fight. He is currently a writer on the Showtime series Your Honor. He is also the author of The Local, to be published by Doubleday on June 14, 2022. Joey lives in Los Angeles with his family.