Episode 12: David Weber
An hour-long (and then some) conversation with David Weber, author of the Honor Harrington science-fiction series, which this episode focuses on, and many others, including fantasy (Oath of Swords, The War God’s Own) other space opera (Path of the Fury, The Armageddon Inheritance) and alternate history (1632 series with Eric Flint). Website: davidweber.net David Weber’s Amazon Page The Introduction: … Continue reading "Episode 12: David Weber"
Episode 11: Joe Haldeman
An hour-long conversation with Joe Haldeman, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of The Forever War, The Hemingway Hoax , Forever Peace and many others (more than two dozen), a SFWA Grand Master and a member of the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. Joe has also won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, the Locus Award, the Rhysling Award, the World Fantasy Award, … Continue reading "Episode 11: Joe Haldeman"
Episode 10: Seanan McGuire
An hour-long conversation with Seanan McGuire, Campbell, Hugo, and Nebula Award-winning author of more than twenty books in various series, including the bestselling October Daye and InCryptid series, with a special focus on the first two books in her Ghost Roads series featuring the hitchchiking ghost Rose Marshall, Sparrow Hill Road and The Girl in … Continue reading "Episode 10: Seanan McGuire"
Episode 9: David B. Coe / D.B. Jackson
An hour-long conversation with David B. Coe/D.B. Jackson, award-winning author of more than twenty books, including epic fantasies, urban fantasies, historical fantasies, and more, and as many short stories, with a special focus on Time’s Children, the first book in The Islevale Cycle, published by Angry Robot Books. Websites: davidbcoe.com dbjacksonauthor.com Twitter: @DavidBCoe @DBJacksonAuthor Facebook: … Continue reading "Episode 9: David B. Coe / D.B. Jackson"
Episode 8: Orson Scott Card, Part 1
The first half of a two-hour conversation with Orson Scott Card about his creative process. Part 1 focuses on how he began writing, and the genesis of his famous story “Ender’s Game.” The Introduction: Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely … Continue reading "Episode 8: Orson Scott Card, Part 1"
Episode 8: Orson Scott Card, Part 2
The second half of a two-hour conversation with Orson Scott Card about his creative process. Part 2 focuses more on his recent Mithermages fantasy series. The Introduction: Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and … Continue reading "Episode 8: Orson Scott Card, Part 2"
Episode 7: Gareth L. Powell
An hour-long conversation with British author Gareth L. Powell, exploring the creative process behind his works of science fiction, with a special focus on his latest novel, Embers of War (Titan Books), first in a new trilogy. The Introduction: Gareth L. Powell’s alternate history thriller Ack-Ack Macaque (Solaris Books) won the 2013 BSFA Award for Best Novel … Continue reading "Episode 7: Gareth L. Powell"
Episode 6: E.C. Blake interviews Edward Willett
Guest host E.C. Blake interviews Aurora Award-winning writer Edward Willett (the usual host of The Worldshapers), author of more than sixty books of science fiction, fantasy, and non-fiction for readers of all ages, about his creative process, focusing on his newest book, Worldshaper (DAW Books). About the Guest Host E.C. Blake is the author of the … Continue reading "Episode 6: E.C. Blake interviews Edward Willett"
Episode 5: Arthur Slade
An hour-long conversation with Arthur Slade, bestselling author of twenty-two novels for young readers, including Dust (which won Canada’s Governor General’s Award for children’s literature), and The Hunchback Assignments (winner of the TD Canada Canadian Children’s Literature Award), focusing on his new young adult fantasy novel Crimson. The Introduction: Arthur Slade was raised on a ranch in … Continue reading "Episode 5: Arthur Slade"
Episode 4: Julie Czerneda
An hour-long conversation with Julie Czerneda ( bestselling author of The Clan Chronicles books and many, many others) about her creative process, with a special focus on her upcoming fantasy The Gossamer Mage. The Introduction: Julie Czerneda was born in Exeter, Ontario, and grew up on air force bases, her family moving with each transfer, from Ontario … Continue reading "Episode 4: Julie Czerneda"
Episode 3: John Scalzi
An hour-long talk with bestselling, award-winning science fiction author John Scalzi about how and why he writes, focusing on his latest novel, The Collapsing Empire. The Introduction: John Scalzi was born in California in 1969 and currently lives in Bradford, OH. He studied philosophy at the University of Chicago, which is where he began his … Continue reading "Episode 3: John Scalzi"
Episode 2: Tanya Huff
The second episode of The Worldshapers features the talented and popular author Tanya Huff, with a special focus on her Aurora-Award-winning novel The Silvered. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tanya.huff.5 Twitter: @TanyaHuff Tanya Huff’s Amazon page The Introduction: Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tanya grew up in Kingston, Ontario, and made her first professional writing sale to The Picton Gazette when she was ten. … Continue reading "Episode 2: Tanya Huff"
Episode 1: Robert J. Sawyer
Welcome to the very first episode of The Worldshapers: Conversations with science fiction and fantasy authors about the creative process. After a brief discussion of why this podcast exists, and who your genial host is (that would be Edward Willett), we plunge into the meat of the episode: a conversation with Robert J. Sawyer. Website: … Continue reading "Episode 1: Robert J. Sawyer"