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The Leighgendarium was created to help shine a light on indie publishing. At first we started with written interviews and have now moved on to podcast interviews. Here at The Leighgendarium we not only hope to interview your favorite author, but we hope you find a new favorite author through this podcast.




Episode 74 | Peter Cawdron

Peter Cawdron joins us for the podcast this week. We talk about science in books and movies, research, and his new novel Retrograde. Come and learn more about his amazing author and his stories.

Duration: 01:24:58

Episode 73 | Gin Phillips

What would you do if a shooting happened at the zoo you were visiting with your kid(s)? What would you do in order to protect them? Gin Phillips is the author of the new novel Fierce Kingdom. Come and learn about her and her stories.

Duration: 00:40:05

Episode 72 | Jon Cronshaw

Are you a fan of Post Apocalyptic stories? If so, don't miss our latest podcast episode with Jon Cronshaw. I really like his Wasteland series he has created.

Duration: 00:43:49

Episode 71 | Blue Cole

Blue Cole stops by the podcast to talk about his latest novel, Evil Upriver. Learn more about him, his writing, and his stories. Giveaway in show notes.

Duration: 00:46:20

Episode 70 | R. L. Blalock

R. L. Blalock, a new author to me, writes post apocalyptic/zombie novels. Learn more about how she dropped out of nursing school to write and how a police department helped her write a story.

Duration: 00:44:37

Episode 69 | Frost Kay

***GIVEAWAY IN SHOW NOTES*** Frost Kay is a fantasy author that was introduced to me this year. I am very excited to have her on the podcast to talk about her series, The Aermian Feuds. Come and learn more about her and her series.

Duration: 00:44:11

Episode 68 | Michael Patrick Hicks

Science Fiction and Horror author, Michael Patrick Hicks, takes time to join us and talk about his new novel, Mass Hysteria. Michael Patrick Hicks is the author of the science fiction novels Convergence, an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2013 Quarter-Finalist, and Emergence. His work has appeared in several anthologies, and he has written for the websites Graphic Novel Reporter and Audiobook Reviewer.

Duration: 00:45:26

Episode 67 | P.K. Tyler

P.K. Tyler is one of the creators of the Dominion Rising box set. She stops by to talk about Dominion Rising and we also get to learn more about her. Enjoy our latest podcast, 30-Minute Author Interviews featuring P.K. Tyler.

Duration: 00:43:39

Episode 66 | Derek Borne

WARNING: THIS PODCAST CONTAINS CLASSIFIED INFORMATION. Your mission, should you choose to accept, is to listen to this podcast and learn more about the new superhero series by Derek Borne, The Ultimate Agent.

Duration: 00:41:24

Episode 65 | Lindsay Smith

I had a great time getting to learn more about Lindsay Smith. She is the author of Sekret, A Darkly Beating Heart, and other novels, and is the showrunner and lead writer for Serial Box's The Witch Who Came In From the Cold. Her love of Russian culture has taken her to Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and a reindeer festival in the middle of Siberia. She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and dog, where she writes on foreign affairs.

Duration: 00:37:18

Episode 64 | Stacey Rourke & Tish Thawer

Stacey Rourke & Tish Thawer, both award winning and best selling authors, have teamed up and brought you their newest story TS901 Anomaly. Learn more about this writing duo and the story they have created. If you love paranormal, fantasy, or urban fantasy, this podcast episode is for you.

Duration: 00:38:08

Episode 62 | Jay Michael Wright II

Jay Michael Wright II is known for his horror stories, but that is not the first genre he wrote in. Learn more about that and his latest vampire series, Talon, on our latest podcast episode.

Duration: 00:46:58

Episode 62 | Daniel M. Ford

***GIVEAWAY IN SHOW NOTES*** Daniel M. Ford is an epic fantasy author that I discovered because of Michael Kramer. His first book, Ordination: Book One of the Paladin Trilogy, is my book of the year so far. His story telling is top notch. Come and learn more about him and his Paladin Trilogy.

Duration: 00:41:09

Episode 61 | Jon Del Arroz

***GIVEAWAY IN SHOW NOTES*** Jon Del Arroz's first novel is a military sci-fi adventure. His second novel he decided to do steampunk. Why the switch? How similar are the two genres? Learn all this and more in our latest podcast: 30-Minute Author Interviews featuring Jon Del Arroz.

Duration: 00:39:42

Episode 60 | March McCarron

***GIVEAWAY IN SHOW NOTES*** March McCarron is an author that I found out about this year. I wish I would have discovered her sooner, her writing and character building are so great. Her story will grab your attention and keep it. She is the author of the gaslight fantasy series, The Marked. Come and discover a great new author and one of your new favorite series.

Duration: 00:35:57

Episode 59 | Sarah Negovetich

***GIVEAWAY IN SHOW NOTES*** Sarah Negovetich is the author of the new novel Ghost Code and the Acceptance trilogy. She is a young adult author that I started reading recently and I have really enjoyed what I have read. In this podcast episode we learn more about her, Ghost Code, and her Acceptance series.

Duration: 00:36:50

Episode 58 | One-Year Anniversary

***GIVEAWAY IN SHOW NOTES*** Today is our One-Year Anniversary for the podcast. Josh Hayes & Scott Moon from Keystroke Medium take over this week's episode and they chat with me about the past year for the blog & podcast. Come and enjoy.

Duration: 01:00:29

Episode 57 | Jacob Cooper

***GIVEAWAY IN SHOW NOTES*** Jacob Cooper stops by and we talk about his book series, the inspiration for his series, narrating audiobooks and how it has helped him, and how he became a reader. Come and learn more about this talented author.

Duration: 01:22:08

Episode 56 | Amy DuBoff

***GIVEAWAY IN SHOW NOTES*** Amy DuBoff is sci-fi/space opera author. She is releasing Scions of Change, book 7 in her Cadicle series. She is now a full time author and is transitioning in that new stage in her life. Come and learn more about her and her Cadicle series and a new anthology series called Pew! Pew! - Sex, Guns, Spaceships... Oh My!

Duration: 00:39:45

Episode 55 | Nick Braker and Paul E. Hicks

***GIVEAWAY IN SHOW NOTES*** Nick Braker and Paul E. Hicks are coauthoring a series called the Galactic Satori Chronicles. Come and learn more about these two sci-fi authors and their series. Nick Braker works in the Information Technology industry in both technical and managerial ​roles. He started out in programming after securing his degree from the University of Evansville. His roles along the years have been primarily technical ones with computer systems. Along the way he found he...

Duration: 00:41:15

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