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Conversations with science fiction and fantasy authors about the creative process

Conversations with science fiction and fantasy authors about the creative process

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Canada

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Conversations with science fiction and fantasy authors about the creative process

Language:

English

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(306) 536-5421


Episodes

Episode 86: Kristi Charish

6/20/2021
An hour-long conversation with Kristi Charish, author of the Kincaid Strange and The Adventures of Owl urban fantasy series and a scientist with a Ph.D. in Zoology who specializes in genetics, cell biology, and molecular biology. Websitewww.kristicharish.com Twitter@kristicharish Facebook@KristiCharishAuthor Instagram@CharishKristi Kristi Charish’s Amazon Page The Introduction Kristi Charish is the author of Kincaid Strange, an urban fantasy … Continue reading "Episode 86: Kristi...

Duration:01:04:43

Episode 85: Christian (Miles) Cameron

6/6/2021
An hour-long conversation with Christian (Miles) Cameron, author of more than forty novels, including the just-released epic space opera Artifact Space (Gollancz). Websitewww.christiancameronauthor.com Facebook@CameronAuthorPage Twitter@Phokion1 Instagram@christian_cameron_author Christian Cameron’s Amazon Page The Introduction Christian (MIles) Cameron was born in Pittsburgh in 1962 and graduated from the University of Rochester after an outstandingly long undergraduate career. He …...

Duration:01:11:30

Episode 84: Jane Yolen

5/23/2021
An hour-long chat with Jane Yolen, the much-honored, multiple-award-winning author of some 400 books for children and adults. Websitewww.janeyolen.com Twitter@janeyolen Instagram@jyolen Facebook@jane.yolen Jane Yolen’s Amazon Page Jane Yolen is the author of some 400 books for children and adults. Her stories and poems have won the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, three World Fantasy Awards, three Mythopoeic … Continue reading "Episode 84: Jane Yolen" Source

Duration:01:08:42

Episode 83: Anna Mocikat

5/9/2021
An hour-long conversation with Anna Mocikat, the award-nominated, internationally published author of the Behind Blue Eyes cyberpunk series, as well as the Tales of the Shadow City series, and the MUC series. Websitewww.annamocikat.com Twitter@anna_mocikat Facebook@amocikat Instagram@AnnaMocikat Anna Mocikat’s YouTube Channel Anna Mocikat’s Amazon Page The Introduction Anna Mocikat is the award-nominated, internationally published author of Behind Blue Eyes, the Tales of … Continue reading...

Duration:01:01:00

Episode 82: David Ebenbach

4/25/2021
An hour-long conversation with David Ebenbach, award-winning author of eight books of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction, including How to Mars (Tachyon Publications). Websitewww.davidebenbach.com Twitter@debenbach Facebook@david.ebenbach Instagram@davidebenbach David Ebenbach’s Amazon Page The Introduction David Ebenbach writes. He’s been writing ever since he was a kid, when he kept his whole family awake by banging away on … Continue reading "Episode 82: David Ebenbach" Source

Duration:00:59:04

Episode 81: Sebastien de Castell

4/11/2021
An hour-long conversation with Sebastien de Castell, award-nominated author of the swashbuckling fantasy series The Greatcoats and YA fantasy series Spellslinger, whose latest book is Way of the Argosi. Websitewww.decastell.com Twitter@decastell Facebook@decastell Sebastien de Castell’s Amazon Page The Introduction Sebastien de Castell had just finished a degree in Archaeology when he started work on his … Continue reading "Episode 81: Sebastien de Castell" Source

Duration:01:04:16

Episode 80: Mark Everglade

3/28/2021
A conversation with Mark Everglade, author of the cyberpunk novel Hemispheres (RockHill Publishing) and several short stories, and member of the Cyberpunk Coalition. Websitemarkeverglade.com Twitter@MarkEverglade Facebook@MarkEverglade1 YouTube Mark Everglade’s Amazon Page The Introduction An avid reader of science fiction, Mark Everglade takes both its warnings and opportunities for change to heart. His first novel, Hemispheres, … Continue reading "Episode 80: Mark Everglade" Source

Duration:00:54:37

Episode 79: Walter Jon Williams

3/14/2021
An hour-long conversation with Walter Jon Williams, Nebula Award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of more than forty books of historical fiction, fantasy, and science fiction, as well as work in film, television, comics, and games. Websitewww.walterjonwilliams.net Walter Jon Williams’s Amazon Page The Introduction Walter Jon Williams is the Nebula Award-winning, New York Times-bestelling author of more … Continue reading "Episode 79: Walter Jon Williams" Source

Duration:01:04:15

Episode 78: Chris Humphreys

2/28/2021
An hour-long chat with Chris (C.C.) Humphreys, actor, playwright, and author of twenty historical and fantasy novels, including the Immortals’ Blood series for Gollancz and the new Tapestry Trilogy. Sign up here for Chris Humphreys’ March 6 online workshop, “Fantasy Worlds – And How to Build Them,” part of the new Paper Covers Rock literary … Continue reading "Episode 78: Chris Humphreys" Source

Duration:01:01:38

Episode 77: K. M. Rice

2/14/2021
An hour-long conversation with K.M. Rice, national award-winning screenwriter and independent author whose four-part Afterworld series launched with Ophelia and continues with book two, Priestess. Websitewww.kmrice.com Twitter@KMRiceAuthor Instagram@KMRiceAuthor Facebook@KMRiceAuthor K.M. Rice’s Amazon Page The Introduction K.M. Rice, or Kellie, is a national award-winning screenwriter and independent author. Her four-part Afterworld series launched with the first book, Ophelia, and...

Duration:01:04:34

Episode 76: Gerald Brandt

1/31/2021
An hour-long interview with Gerald Brandt, bestselling author of the San Angeles science-fiction series and the new Quantum Empirica series that began with Threader Origins, all published by DAW Books. Websitewww.geraldbrandt.com Facebook@authorgeraldbrandt Twitter@GeraldBrandt Gerald Brandt’s Amazon Page The Introduction Gerald Brandt is an internationally bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy. His current novel is Threader … Continue reading "Episode 76: Gerald Brandt" Source

Duration:01:01:06

Episode 75: Robert G. Penner

1/17/2021
An hour-long interview with Robert G. Penner, author of Strange Labour (Radiant Press), named one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Science Fiction Books of 2020, and editor of the online science-fiction zine Big Echo. Websitewww.robertgpenner.com Twitter@BillSquirrell The Introduction Robert G. Penner is the author of Strange Labour, one of Publishers Weekly‘s Best Science Fiction Books of … Continue reading "Episode 75: Robert G. Penner" Source

Duration:01:01:38

Episode 74: Frank J. Fleming

12/20/2020
An hour-long chat with Frank J. Fleming, author of the Superego science-fiction series and senior writer for the satire site, The Babylon Bee. Websitewww.frankjfleming.com Twitter@IMAO_ Frank J. Fleming’s Amazon Page The Introduction Frank J. Fleming is the author of the Superego series of science-fiction novels. He’s also a humor writer for the Babylon Bee, New York Post, and USA Today, and … Continue reading "Episode 74: Frank J. Fleming" Source

Duration:00:59:10

Episode 73: K. Eason

12/13/2020
An hour-long interview with K. Eason, author of the On the Bones of Gods fantasy trilogy and the Thorne Chronicles, the second book of which, How the Multiverse Got Its Revenge, has just come out from DAW Books. Websitewww.mythistoria.com Twitter@svartjager K. Eason’s Amazon Page The Introduction K. Eason started telling stories (to pets, stuffed animals, … Continue reading "Episode 73: K. Eason" Source

Duration:00:55:15

Episode 72: Cory Doctorow

12/6/2020
An hour-long chat with Cory Doctorow, science-fiction author, activist, and journalist, about his creative process. Websitewww.craphound,com Blogwww.pluralistic.net Twitter@Doctorow Cory Doctorow’s Amazon Page The Introduction Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, and journalist. His latest book is Attack Surface, a standalone adult sequel to Little Brother. He is also the author How to Destroy … Continue reading "Episode 72: Cory Doctorow" Source

Duration:01:01:09

Episode 71: Patricia C. Wrede

11/29/2020
An hour-and-twenty-minute interview with Patricia C. Wrede, award-winning author of more than twenty-two fantasy novels for readers of all ages, as well as two collections of short stories and one book on writing. Websitepcwrede.com Twitter@PatriciaCWrede Facebook@PatriciaWredeAuthor Patricia C. Wrede’s Amazon Page Patricia will be instructing the workshop “Worldbuilding in Fantasy and Science Fiction” for Odyssey … Continue reading "Episode 71: Patricia C. Wrede" Source

Duration:01:28:03

Episode 70: F. Paul Wilson

11/15/2020
An hour-long interview with F. Paul Wilson, the award-winning, bestselling author of 60 books and nearly 100 short stories spanning science fiction, horror, adventure, medical thrillers, and virtually everything between. WebsiteRepairmanJack.com Facebook@RealFPaulWilson Twitter@FPaulWilson F. Paul Wilson’s Amazon Page The Introduction F. Paul Wilson is the award-winning, bestselling author of 60 books and nearly 100 short … Continue reading "Episode 70: F. Paul Wilson" Source

Duration:01:02:33

Episode 69: Glen Zipper & Elaine Mongeon

11/1/2020
An hour-long conversation with Elaine Mongeon and Glen Zipper, filmmakers, screenwriters, and authors of the new young-adult space-opera novel Devastation Class, first book in a trilogy from Blink. Websitewww.devastationclass.com Twitter@E_Mongeon@Zipper Instagram@ElaineMongeon@GlenZipper The Introduction Award-winning filmmaker Elaine Mongeon wrote and directed the short films Good Morning for Warner Bros. Pictures and Swiped to Death for Hulu and the Sundance Institute. She also … Continue...

Duration:01:04:06

Episode 68: James Morrow

10/25/2020
An hour-plus interview with James Morrow, World Fantasy Award, Nebula Award, Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and Grand prix de l’Imaginaire-winning author of eleven novels and many shorter works. Websitewww.jamesmorrow.net Facebook@james.morrow.754570 Twitter@jimmorrow11 James Morrow’s Amazon Page The Introduction Born in 1947, James Morrow has been writing fiction ever since. As a seven-year-old living in the Philadelphia … Continue reading "Episode 68: James Morrow" Source

Duration:01:12:46

Episode 67: Griffin Barber

10/18/2020
An hour-long interview with Griffin Barber, author of Second Chance Angel, co-authored with Kacey Ezell; 1636: Mission to the Mughals, co-authored with Eric Flint, and Man-Eater, Book 3 of the Murphy’s Lawless series, set in Dr. Charles E. Gannon‘s Caine Riordan universe, and several short stories. Websitewww.griffinbarber.com Facebook@Griffin911 Twitter@J_GriffinB@RantingGriffin Griffin Barber’s Amazon Page Introduction Griffin … Continue reading "Episode 67: Griffin Barber" Source

Duration:01:00:19