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A podcast about fantasy, science fiction, and the broader speculative fiction industry. Episodes air twice a month and include discussions about trending topics in the industry; interviews with authors, editors, podcasters, and more; and the occasional raving about the books we love. Past episodes and other articles can be found at thefantasyinn.com.

A podcast about fantasy, science fiction, and the broader speculative fiction industry. Episodes air twice a month and include discussions about trending topics in the industry; interviews with authors, editors, podcasters, and more; and the occasional raving about the books we love. Past episodes and other articles can be found at thefantasyinn.com.
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A podcast about fantasy, science fiction, and the broader speculative fiction industry. Episodes air twice a month and include discussions about trending topics in the industry; interviews with authors, editors, podcasters, and more; and the occasional raving about the books we love. Past episodes and other articles can be found at thefantasyinn.com.

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English


Episodes

11: Orphan Black Interview

12/3/2019
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Travis interviews writers Heli Kennedy and Eugene (E.C. Myers) about their role in Orphan Black: The Next Chapter, a serialized science fiction story from Serial Box. Orphan Black: The Next Chapter continues where the hit TV series left off and is narrated by the show's star, Tatiana Maslany. Find Heli Kennedy Online - Twitter - Instagram - Amazon Find Eugene Myers Online - Website - Twitter - Amazon Music: - Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no - Outro: "A Quest...

Duration:00:56:36

10: Hugos & Other Awards

11/26/2019
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If you're a fan of speculative fiction you might recognize certain awards like the Hugo, Nebula, or Locus. But how are winning books determined? And what other awards are out there? We offer our (definitely non-comprehensive) thoughts on several of these prestigious awards and some of the books that have won them. Book Awards Winners Lists: - Worlds Without End: All Award Winners - Science Fiction Awards Database Music: - Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no - Outro:...

Duration:00:38:33

9: Laura Hughes Interview

11/19/2019
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Travis interviews fantasy author Laura Hughes (aka Demi Harper) about her debut LitRPG novel, God of Gnomes. They talk about games, books, blogging, and their dark fantasy secrets. Read Laura's Books: God of GnomesDanse MacabreArt of War AnthologyLost Lore Anthology Find Laura Online: WebsiteTwitter Music: - Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no - Outro: "A Quest Unfolds" courtesy of https://philter.no Detailed show notes can be found at https://thefantasyinn.com.

Duration:01:22:01

8: Reading Challenges

11/12/2019
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As if reading wasn't chaotic enough, this week we talk about reading challenges. What are they, which ones do we participate in, and what books are we planning to read for them? Books Mentioned: The Curse of the Mistwraith by Janny WurtsThe Dragon Reborn by Robert JordanMorning Star by Pierce BrownTess of the Road by Rachel HartmanA Natural History of Dragons by Marie BrennanAutonomous by Annalee NewitzThe Song of Achilles by Madeline MillerCirce by Madeline MillerUprooted by Naomi...

Duration:00:41:52

7: Jonathan French Interview

11/5/2019
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Travis interviews fantasy author Jonathan French about his new book, The True Bastards. They take you behind the scenes on what it's like to transition from self-publishing to traditional publishing and dig into the series that won the Self Published Fantasy Blog Off. Read Jonathan French's Books The Grey BastardsThe True BastardsThe Exiled Heir Find Jonathan Online - Website - Twitter Music: - Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no - Outro: "A Quest Unfolds" courtesy...

Duration:00:59:06

Jonathan French Interview

11/5/2019
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Episode Notes Music: * Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no * Outro: "A Quest Unfolds" courtesy of https://philter.no Detailed show notes and full transcripts can be found at https://thefantasyinn.com

Duration:00:59:06

6: Books on a Budget

10/29/2019
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The Inn discusses how to read without completely breaking the bank. We cover libraries, audiobooks, secondhand stores and more, all with a global audience in mind. Music: * Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no * Outro: "A Quest Unfolds" courtesy of https://philter.no Detailed show notes and full transcripts can be found at https://thefantasyinn.com

Duration:00:37:24

5: RJ Barker Interview

10/22/2019
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Travis interviews fantasy author RJ Barker about his new book, The Bone Ships. They talk about writing characters with disabilities, what it's like to read in a genre you write in, and how glorious hair can get you free drinks. Read RJ Barker's Books: Age of Assassins (Book 1 of the Wounded Kingdom trilogy)The Bone Ships (Book 1 of The Tide Child trilogy) Find RJ Online WebsiteTwitterFacebook Follow the Fantasy Inn BlogTwitterInstagram Music: * Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of...

Duration:00:59:05

4: Hopepunk

10/15/2019
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Continuing our trend of discussing subgenres, today's topic is Hopepunk. How is it different from utopian fiction, and why can't anyone agree on what it means? Music: * Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no * Outro: "A Quest Unfolds" courtesy of https://philter.no Detailed show notes and full transcripts can be found at https://thefantasyinn.com

Duration:00:28:40

3: Benedict Patrick Interview

10/8/2019
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Travis interviews fantasy author Benedict Patrick about fairy tales, storytelling through games, and The Flight of the Darkstar Dragon. Support Benedict Patrick * Website * Read The Flight of the Darkstar Dragon Now Follow the Fantasy Inn * Blog * Twitter * Innstagram Music: * Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no * Outro: "A Quest Unfolds" courtesy of https://philter.no Detailed show notes and full transcripts can be found at https://thefantasyinn.com

Duration:01:08:21

2: Genre Snobbery

9/24/2019
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Today we talked genre snobbery: What is it and which subgenres are most often affected? Can literary fiction and fantasy fans ever agree on anything? Do romance and young adult books get an unfair reputation? We attempt to lay out our thoughts. Hosts: Hiu, Kop, Jenia, Tam Books Mentioned: Other Mentions: Perpetual Pages booktube video debunking “I Only Read Good Books” Music: - Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no - Outro: "A Quest Unfolds" courtesy of...

Duration:00:22:42

1: Subgenres

9/10/2019
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Subgenres: What the hell are they? We don't know, but that doesn't stop us from talking about them. Today's Team: Jenia, Hiu, Kop, Tam, Travis Books Mentioned Jenia: Hiu: Tam: Travis: Kop: Other Mentions "In Search of Doors""There's Room For All Of Us At The Fantasy Inn"bestfantasybooks.com Music - Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no - Outro: "A Quest Unfolds" courtesy of https://philter.no Transcripts: Detailed show notes and full transcripts can be found at...

Duration:00:24:08

The Fantasy Inn Trailer

8/24/2019
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The Fantasy Inn team introduces the podcast and explains what listeners can expect from future episodes. Some bloggers are not introduced in this episode and will be introduced at a later time. Music: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://www.philter.no Detailed show notes and full transcripts can be found at thefantasyinn.com.

Duration:00:02:48