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287. Kameron Hurley (a.k.a. The Patriarchy Smarsher) — Empire Ascendant (An Interview)

16 Dec Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley

Colliding worlds, wicked empires, and flaming trees, oh my!  Kameron Hurley joins us to talk about her latest novel, Empire Ascendant.  We talk about the difficulty in writing a sequel, the politics of her world, empires, walking demon trees, and much more!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

284. Aliette de Bodard (a.k.a. The Boneduster) — The House of Shattered Wings (An Interview)

19 Sep The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

Fallen angels, bone dust magic, and Paris, oh my!  Aliette de Bodard joins Shaun and Julia to discuss her new novel, The House of Shattered Wings.  We explore Aliette’s process for creating an alternate history, discuss the novel’s themes of colonialism and religion, and other exciting topics!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

283. Fran Wilde (a.k.a. Chadwick’s Progeny) — Updraft (An Interview) and Giveaway!

8 Sep Updraft by Fran Wilde

Wings, bone towers, and mouth monsters, oh my! The glorious Fran Wilde returns to the podcast to discuss her new novel, Updraft.  We talk about worldbuilding, hierarchies and bone towers, and much more!

We also have an extra copy of Updraft to give away.  If you want to win, all you’ve got to do is answer the following question in the comments (or via email):

If you had wings, what kind of job would you like to have and why?

Answers are due next Tuesday!  The winner will be announced (hopefully) the following day!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

Skiffy and Fanty Interview with author Jamie Wyman

3 Sep Pink-haired-Author-Photo-205x300

Paul: So, for those readers unfamiliar with you, who is Jamie Wyman?

Jamie: Jamie is the geeky, chai-swilling writer of urban fantasy, Sherlock spec fic and a variety of flash fiction.

Paul: Your urban fantasy revolves around a couple of characters and series. Tell us about Catherine Sharp, your protagonist in the Etudes in C# series. Continue reading

274. Cat Rambo (a.k.a. Ms. Furry) — Beasts of Tabat (An Interview)

19 Jun Beasts of Tabat by Cat Rambo

Gladiator groundhogs, pulp heroes, and shapeshifters, oh my! Cat Rambo returns to the show to discuss her newest novel, Beasts of Tabat, her fiction writing courses, and short fiction.  We discuss Cat’s treatment of slavery and sexuality, and we explore the magic and creatures of Tabat!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below):

Episode 274 — Download (MP3)

Show Notes: Continue reading

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