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Adventures in SciFi Publishing brings fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy real life stories from their favorite authors. The writing advice and inspirational success stories from top authors in this field have fueled the dreams of many aspiring authors, including the new host, Timothy C. Ward.

Adventures in SciFi Publishing brings fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy real life stories from their favorite authors. The writing advice and inspirational success stories from top authors in this field have fueled the dreams of many aspiring authors, including the new host, Timothy C. Ward.
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Adventures in SciFi Publishing brings fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy real life stories from their favorite authors. The writing advice and inspirational success stories from top authors in this field have fueled the dreams of many aspiring authors, including the new host, Timothy C. Ward.

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AISFP 278 – Book Reviewer Sarah Chorn

10/22/2014
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Sarah Chorn of Bookworm Blues joins us to discuss book reviewing and some of her favorite books from 2014.

AISFP 277 – James Frey and a Book Giveaway

10/3/2014
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James Frey, author of A Million Little Pieces and My Friend Leonard, joins us to discuss his first science fiction novel that he co-wrote with Nils Johnson-Shelton, author of the Otherworld Chronicles. This episode is brought to you by the new middle grade novel THRONES AND BONES: FROSTBORN, by Lou Anders. Smelly trolls, the walking […]

AISFP 276 – Kameron Hurley

9/23/2014
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Two-time award winning author Kameron Hurley joins Moses to discuss her work, her journey, the support of the writing community, finding the market for her work, making her own rules, and much, much more! This episode is brought to you by the new middle grade novelTHRONES AND BONES: FROSTBORN, by Lou Anders. Smelly trolls, the […]

AISFP 275 – Patrick Swenson

9/14/2014
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Patrick Swenson joins us to discuss his first novel, The Ultra Thin Man, published by Tor Books. Patrick is the publisher of Fairwood Press and previously edited Talebones Magazine for 14 years. This episode is brought to you by the new middle grade novel THRONES AND BONES: FROSTBORN, by Lou Anders. Smelly trolls, the walking […]

AISFP 274 – S. Ron Mars, EAT FISH AND DIE

9/3/2014
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Today’s interview is a combination of sorts. First, S. Ron Mars (a.k.a. Saul Garnell) talks about his comedic scifi short story, “Eat Fish and Die,” which we have a five minute sample of (12 minute to 17 minute mark). After that, we have a thirty minute conversation with Timothy C. Ward interviewing Saul and David […]

AISFP 273 – Lou Anders and a Book Giveaway

8/23/2014
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Lou Anders joins us to discuss his new middle grade fantasy novel, THRONES AND BONES: FROSTBORN. More than a book, we discuss the many games being released along with the novel, including the Thrones and Bones board game, a developing RPG, and online games at the novels official website.

AISFP 272 – Fake Reviews

8/20/2014
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With Shaun, Moses, and Brent back behind the microphones, we felt it appropriate to get together for a little topic discussion, as we used to do quite often. This episode is brought to you by the new middle grade novel THRONES AND BONES: FROSTBORN, by Lou Anders. Smelly trolls, the walking dead, and a fire-breathing […] The post AISFP 272 – Fake Reviews appeared first on Adventures in SciFi Publishing.

AISFP Podcast 271 – Special Announcement

8/12/2014
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Hey folks… well I’m not going to ruin the surprise in the shownotes, so you’ll have to have a listen. A couple special announcements about our team that I can share. First, John Dodds, an irreplaceable reviewer and cohost, just released his paranormal comedy, Dead Boyfriends. About Dead Boyfriends: Some guys won’t take “no” for an answer – even from beyond the grave. Daisy ... Related Posts: AISFP Podcast 270 – M.R. Carey, THE GIRL WITH ALL THE… Book Review: THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS by...

AISFP Podcast 270 – M.R. Carey, THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

8/11/2014
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Timothy C. Ward, author of Scavenger (free today thru Wednesday), interviewed M.R. Carey about his breakout novel, The Girl with all the Gifts. In Tim’s review a few weeks ago, he called it one of the best reads of the year. This interview has a small spoiler section in the last few minutes, but otherwise you need not fear listening to this podcast if ... Related Posts: Book Review: THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS by M.R. Carey AISFP Podcast 263 – Will McIntosh, DEFENDERS &… Graphic Novel...

AISFP Podcast 269 – Nick Cole, SODA POP SOLDIER

8/7/2014
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Soda Pop Soldier is the new novel from Nick Cole, author of the bestselling Wasteland Saga. Call of Duty meets Diablo, Soda Pop Soldier is the must-read thriller for gamers and anyone interested in how that profession could affect a bleak, future world. Guest host, Michael Bunker, author of #1 Science Fiction Novel on Amazon, Pennsylvania, joins Timothy C. ... Related Posts: AISFP Podcast 266 – Max Gladstone, FULL FATHOM FIVE New Release: SCAVENGER by Timothy C. Ward Ebook Deals Under $2...

AISFP Podcast 268 – Greg van Eekhout, CALIFORNIA BONES

7/28/2014
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Shaun Farrell (some of you know who he is) returns from the great beyond to interview Greg van Eekhout, author of CALIFORNIA BONES, for this fourth appearance on Adventures in Scifi Publishing. It’s a little known fact that Greg has technically appeared in well over 150 episodes of the show as his voice has been used in the podcast intro for several years. Shaun and Greg ... Related Posts: NEWS – Chat with some of your favorite AISFP guests! SF Book Releases This Week: June 10, 2014 AISFP...

AISFP Podcast 267 – Kim Vandervort, Hadley Rille Book’s True Heroines of Fa

7/21/2014
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Brent Bowen chats with Hadley Rille Books author and editor Kim Vandevort about true heroines in fiction and how the publishing house battles the “Trinity complex” and works to bring strong female characters to the page. In support of delivering strong female characters, Hadley Rille Books launched a crowd-funding campaign to bolster their distribution and marketing capabilities while also looking to keep an eye to new talent. The ... Related Posts: AISFP 233 – Emma Newman, ALL IS FAIR...

AISFP Podcast 266 – Max Gladstone, FULL FATHOM FIVE

7/14/2014
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Timothy C. Ward, author of the novelette, “Scavenger,” joins Tor.com Assistant Editor, Carl Engle-Laird, to interview Max Gladstone about his newest novel, Full Fathom Five: Craft Sequence #3. On Sale, Tuesday, July 15, Full Fathom Five by Max Gladstone “Gladstone continues to trump his already considerable accomplishments in this tightly paced fantasy legal thriller.” —Publishers ... Related Posts: SF Book Releases This Week: July 15, 2014 New Release: SCAVENGER by Timothy C. Ward Book...

AISFP Podcast 265 – Michael R. Underwood, SHIELD AND CROCUS

7/8/2014
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Timothy C. Ward, author of the authorized Sand fanfic, “Scavenger,” interviewed Michael R. Underwood about hisSuperhero Epic Fantasy novel from 47North, Shield and Crocus. Michael shares about how Shield and Crocus is different than his Geekomancy Urban Fantasy novels, how he’s grown as a writer, and the latest news on Lee Harris’s new job at Tor.com. He also discusses what we ... Related Posts: AISFP 236 – Ronald Malfi and Kevin Lucia, Part One New Release: SCAVENGER by Timothy C. Ward...

AISFP Podcast 264 – Scott Nicholson, AFTER & THE RED CHURCH

6/25/2014
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Moses Siregar III, author of The Black God’s War, interviewed thriller/scifi author Scott Nicholson about his great success as one of the early pioneers of independent e-publishing, as well as his latest scifi thriller, After, andhis best-selling supernatural thriller,The Red Church. After: The Shock – The first book in the AFTER post-apocalyptic thriller series from an international bestselling author. Available on Amazon,Amazon UK, Related Posts: AISFP 256 – Barry Goldblatt, Literary...

AISFP Podcast 263 – Will McIntosh, DEFENDERS & LOVE MINUS EIGHTY

6/16/2014
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Timothy C. Ward, author of Scavenger, and Sarah Chorn, reviewer at Bookworm Blues, interviewed Hugo Award Winner, Will McIntosh about his career, full-time writing, and his latest novels Defenders and Love Minus Eighty. GIVEAWAY Orbit Books is offering one copy of Defenders to an AISFP Newsletter Subscriber (US and Canada only). Subscribe by ... Related Posts: New Release: SCAVENGER by Timothy C. Ward AISFP Podcast 261 – Michael J. Martinez, The Daedalus… AISFP 257 – Elizabeth Bear, ETERNAL...

AISFP Podcast 262 – Jeff Salyards, VEIL OF THE DESERTERS

6/2/2014
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Moses Siregar III and Timothy C. Ward invited Jeff Salyards onto the podcast to discuss his Bloodsounder’s Arc, a tremendous new addition to Fantasy’s landscape. Jeff shares about how he grew as a writer between the first book, Scourge of the Betrayer, and the sequel, Veil of the Deserters. He gives tips on writing action and making the dialogue witty and effective, ... Related Posts: Book Giveaways Book Review: SCOURGE OF THE BETRAYER by Jeff Salyards AISFP Podcast 261 – Michael J....

AISFP Podcast 261 – Michael J. Martinez, The Daedalus Series

5/25/2014
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Timothy C. Ward hosts two authors from Night Shade Books, Michael J. Martinez to introduce his debut novel, The Daedalus Incident, Book One in the Daedalus Series; his writing journey through Night Shade Books’ upheaval; his improvement in Book Two, The Enceladus Crisis; and writing across genres with four POV’s. Great writing advice and encouragement for aspiring authors and insight into a very cool ... Related Posts: AISFP 258 – Marie Brennan, A NATURAL HISTORY OF… AISFP Podcast 260 –...

AISFP Podcast 260 – Writing A Successful Character (Nancy Kress at Paradise

5/19/2014
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Nancy Kress presented a lecture at the Paradise ICON workshop in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on the topic of what makes a successful character and how to write that information onto the page. A little more about Nancy: She earned an M.S. in education (1977) and an M.A. in English (1979) from State University of New York at Brockport. In 1990 she went full-time as an ... Related Posts: AISFP 252 – The Writing Process (2013 ICON panel) REVIEW – Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress AISFP 258 – Marie Brennan,...

AISFP Podcast 259 – Grimdark Character Arcs with Ragnarok Publications

5/12/2014
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Timothy C. Ward hosts a panel with authors and editors from Ragnarok Publications to discuss Grimdark character arcs, what makes them Grimdark and what we love about them. Topics Discussed: How The Ten Thousand Things improved upon the first book, Those Poor, Poor Bastards Faith/spiritual based magic systems and how to keep them from being convenient during scenes with conflict How Timothy Baker ... Related Posts: Cover Reveal and Interview: NAMELESS by Mercedes Yardley Anthologies Open to...