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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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Episodes

AISFP 323 — Faith Hunter

4/18/2016
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Kristi chats with USA Today & New York Times Bestseller author Faith Hunter.For those of you who don’t follow contemporary fantasy, Faith is the author of The NYT Bestselling Jane Yellowrock series, about a skin walker of Cherokee decent who can turn into any creature she desires and hunts vampires for a living… I’m not […]

Duration: 00:46:45


AISFP 322 — Jim C. Hines

3/28/2016
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Guest interviewer, friend of the program and a “narrator” at the Unreliable Narrators podcast Cath Schaff-Stumproped “famous” Hugo Award-winning blogger and fantasy author Jim C. Hines into a chat for the show. They discuss Hines’ new book Revisionaryand his experiences leading up to publication and clinging to the successes during periods of rejection. This episode […]

Duration: 00:47:16


AISFP 321 — Jordan Stratford

2/21/2016
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At 2015 New York Comic Con, Kristi had the chance to meet and chat with middle grade SFF author Jordan Stratford. Jordan’s publishing story is spectacularly unique because before The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency was even written, major publishing and franchise players were bidding for it due to a 2012 Kickstarter campaign that went viral. Since […]

Duration: 00:56:31


AISFP 320 — Erin Lindsey: When Mary Sue Failed the Bechdel

1/18/2016
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Kristi chats with authorErin Lindsey(interview begins about 41:15)about her recent article onTOR.comtitledWHEN MARY SUE FAILED THE BECHDEL TESTandnovel from her BLOOD BOUND series. In our Erin Lindseyepisode: Before the interview, Brent and Kristi talk about their favorite genre-type things from 2015 and what they’re looking forward to in 2016. When Mary Sue Failed The Bechdel […]

Duration: 01:18:09


AISFP 319 — Paradise ICON Reading Part 2

12/23/2015
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Editor’s note:This episode contains adult language. Brent decides to bring his own brand of anthology work by featuring the talents of theParadise ICONgroup of 2015 during their reading. Part 2 of the reading (begins at 9:17) features authors Doug Engstrom, Shannon Ryan, yours truly and Cath Schaff Stump. If you missed part 1, make sure […]

Duration: 00:58:28


AISFP 318 — Paradise ICON Reading Part 1

11/8/2015
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Brent decides to bring his own brand of anthology work by featuring the talents of the Paradise ICON group of 2015 during their reading. Part 1 of the reading (begins at 41:30) features authors Ransom Noble, Christopher Cornell, Stephanie Vance and Jim Meeks-Johnson. We’ll share Part 2 in episode 319. In our Paradise ICON Reading […]

Duration: 01:23:01


AISFP 317 — Matthew De Abaitua, IF THEN

10/19/2015
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John Dodds chats withMatthew De Abaitua about his slipstream novelIF THENfromAngry Robot Books.John also reviews the novel saying, “If there is any justice, it deserves a nomination for the next Hugos.” This episode is brought to you byCracking the SkyfromBrenda Cooper,and published byFairwood Press. LaunchingatSasquan,award-winning author Brenda Cooper’s first science-fiction only collection treats readers to […]

Duration: 00:46:59


AISFP 316 – Sam Sykes, The City Stained Red

10/5/2015
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Kristi Charish and Rob Matheny chat with Sam Sykes, author of the critically acclaimed novel The City Stained Red, the first book in his new fantasy trilogy, Bring Down Heaven. This episode is brought to you byThe Forgotten Princefrom Josh Hayes. In book two of the Second Star series,Fighter pilot Lt. John McNeal narrowly escaped […]

Duration: 00:56:21


AISFP 315 — Rod Duncan

9/20/2015
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Kristi Charish chats with Rod Duncan, author of the critically acclaimed novel The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter, the first book in the alternate history series The Fall of the Gas-lit Empire. This episode is brought to you byThe Forgotten Princefrom Josh Hayes. In book two of the Second Star series,Fighter pilot Lt. John McNeal narrowly escaped […]

Duration: 00:53:12


AISFP 314 — Ninni Aalto

9/14/2015
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Gregory Pellechi sitsdown and chatswith Hugo nominated artistNinni Aaltowhile atArchipelaconin Mariehamn, Finland. Ninni isa Finnish artist who was nominated under the category “best fan artist” in 2015. This episode is brought to you byCracking the SkyfromBrenda Cooper,and published byFairwood Press. LaunchingatSasquan,award-winning author Brenda Cooper’s first science-fiction only collection treats readers to human stories about the […]

AISFP 313 — Karin Tidbeck

8/31/2015
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Gregory Pellechi chats with Swedish author Karin Tidbeck at Archipelacon in Mariehamn, Finland. They discuss writing in Swedish vs. English, the ending to Mass Effect and the differences between live action roleplaying games in North America and the Nordic countries. Karin Tidbeck is the author of numerous short stories including the collection Jagannath, her stories […]

AISFP 312 — The Grim Tidings Takeover with Victor Milan

8/23/2015
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Warning: The Grim Tidings Podcast takes over AISFP in this special episode where Brent chats with Rob Matheny and Philip Overby about the world of Grimdark, their new…ish show and they play a game of “How Grimdark is it?” Rob and Philip then interview Victor Milan, author of The Dinosaur Lords from Tor Books. This […]

Duration: 01:16:23


AISFP 311 — Carrie Vaughn, Kitty Saves the World

8/17/2015
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Kristi Charish chats withNew York Times Bestselling and urban fantasy author Carrie Vaughn. Carrie’sKitty Norville series, about a werewolf who hosts a talk radio advice show for supernatural beings, comes to a close withKitty Saves the World. This episode is brought to you byThe Forgotten Princefrom Josh Hayes. In book two of the Second Star […]

Duration: 01:06:36


AISFP 310 — Gaie Sebold and David Gullen

8/9/2015
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Gregory Pellechi interviewsBritish authors Gaie Sebold and David Gullen at Archipelacon in Mariehamn, Finland. They chat about a number of topics including writing strong female characters, working as writing partners, and the importance of travel. This episode is brought to you byCracking the SkyfromBrenda Cooper,and published byFairwood Press. Launching at Sasquan,award-winning author Brenda Cooper’s first […]

AISFP 309 — Peter Orullian, Trial of Intentions

8/2/2015
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Brent and Kristi talk with modern-Renaissance man Peter Orullian about his most recent novel Trial of Intentions from Tor books and, being that he works on Microsoft's Xbox -- most recently leading the music and entertainment marketing strategy for Xbox LIVE, of course ... video games.

AISFP 308 — Emil H. Petersen

7/26/2015
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Gregory Pellechi chats with Icelandic author and poet Emil H. Petersen at Archipelacon, the Nordic Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention held in Mariehamn, Finland. They discuss the difficulty of finding appropriate science fiction and fantasy terms in Icelandic, or the need to create them, the various versions of the Norse myths and Emil's books.

Duration: 00:35:19


AISFP 307– Lou Anders, Nightborn

7/20/2015
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Brent and Kristi chat with Lou Anders, author of the two Throne and Bones middle grade books, Frostborn and Nightborn, which Kirkus Reviews described as a series that "future fans of Tolkien and George R.R. Martin can happily cut their serial- fantasy teeth on." We also chat about the career switch Lou's made from editor at Pyr Books to full time author.

AISFP 306 — Robert Brockway, The Unnoticeables

7/12/2015
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Brent chats with Robert Brockway, a senior editor and columnist at Cracked.com. Beyond his penchant for making the internet chortle into its cornflakes, he’s also taken to fiction writing. The Unnoticeables hit shelves July 7 and Kirkus Reviews calls it “A nasty, freaky, and haphazardly funny horror story.” They discuss the novel, what Robert has against Iggy Pop and Mario Lopez, and a surprising must try craft beer. (Interview begins at about 31:45)

Duration: 00:57:18


AISFP 305 – Karin and Patrick Weekes, Video Games (part 2)

6/28/2015
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Brent and Kristi chat with Bioware writer and editor, respectively, Patrick and Karin Weekes. They discuss the differences in working in that medium versus working on prose, including pioneering the romance wheel heart option in RPGs and including diverse characters in games. For those of you who haven't heard Kristi fangirling on the show, the Weekes have worked on the AAA Bioware video game series Mass Effect and Dragon Age (interview begins at about 29:45).

AISFP 304 – Karin and Patrick Weekes, Video Games

6/21/2015
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Brent and Kristi chat with Bioware writer and editor, respectively, Patrick and Karin Weekes. They discuss how one finds himself or herself in the land of video games and the differences in working in that medium versus working on prose. For those of you who haven’t heard Kristi fangirling on the show, the Weekes have […]
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