In today’s episode of Signal Boost, Jen talks to Rati Mehrotra about her debut novel, Markswoman. They explore how Mehrotra’s own background inspired the world, why she decided to write it as a post-apocalyptic novel, what inspires her writing, and a few hints about what is coming next in the Asiana duology.
Then Elizabeth is joined by Marlee Jane Ward, award winning author of Welcome to Orphancore and its sequel, Psynode, and current candidate of the Down Under Fan Fund! They discuss Marlee Jane’s breakout hit, Welcome to Orphancore, what she’s working on now, her experience attending Kij Johnson’s writing workshop, and why she’s excited to be the DUFF candidate.
We hope you enjoy the episode!
- Rati Mehrotra (00:53 – 12:17)
- Marlee Jane Ward (12:32 – 21:06)
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