AISFP 295 – Jennifer Foehner Wells and Jodi McIsaac (Part 1)

The discussion of whether to go the self publishing or traditional publishing route is delegated to writers who have been wildly successful — and often from those who started their careers five to ten years ago. Jennifer Foehner Wells, the science fiction author of FLUENCY,  and Jodi McIsaac, fantasy author of the THIN VEIL series, join […]

SF Book Releases – April 14, 2015

Thanks for stopping by another SF Book Releases This Week. If you are an indie or small press author and would like your book included in this list, email us at adventuresinscifipublishing [at] gmail [dot] com. If you love free books, reviews and podcasts, sign up to our AISFP Wormhole newsletter. Window Wall (Glass Thorns) by Melanie Rawn […]

AISFP 294 — Cary Elwes, Hugo Hangover

Cary Elwes of The Princess Bride gives a behind-the-scenes look at the movie as well as other movies in his career during this Planet Comicon special. We also chat about the week that was certainly Hugo Awards nomination bar fight and hangover. This episode is brought to you by the Stone Soldiers series from C.E. Martin. The Stone Soldiers are America’s secret weapon […]

Guest Post: Antiheroes … or Not by Betsy Dornbusch

Antiheroes … or Not by Betsy Dornbusch Betsy is the author of a dozen short stories, three novellas, and three novels. She also is an editor with the speculative fiction magazine Electric Spec and the longtime proprietress of Sex Scenes at Starbucks. You also can follow Betsy on Twitter. Her most recent novel in the Books of the […]

Kristi’s Read, Play List and Norwescon 38

Hi Folks! As some of you know, I was at Norwescon 38 this weekend as a panelist. It was awesome. This was my first time out at a conference as a debut author and GRR Martin was GoH. I repeat — it was awesome. Thanks so much to Norwescon for inviting me, and Philip K. […]

AISFP 293 – Hugo Awards finalist, remembering Terry Pratchett

Hugo Award

Brent Bowen and Kristi Charish discuss being named a Hugo Awards finalist as well as the political clash of clans before the finalists were announced. They also remember Terry Pratchett and share their thoughts on his work and life. This episode is brought to you by Edge of Dark from Brenda Cooper, and published by Pyr. What if a society banished its […]

AISFP 291 — Anti-Sad Puppies with Paul Weimer

Paul Weimer of The Skiffy and Fanty Show and SF Signal joins us on the day of the Hugo nomination deadline to provide the Anti-Sad Puppies point of view about the Sad Puppies effort and the Hugo Awards. This episode is brought to you by Edge of Dark from Brenda Cooper, and published by Pyr. What if a society banished its worst […]

AISFP 290 — Ferrett Steinmetz, Flex

Flex

Ferrett Steinmetz joins us to discuss his debut novel Flex from Angry Robot Books. It’s pitched as a novel where Breaking Bad meets Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files. Ken Liu offers the following advance praise: “Featuring one of the most original magic systems ever devised and a pair of likable, layered protagonists, Flex is a fast-paced, imaginative, and emotionally engaging adventure. The developing […]

AISFP 289 — Sad Puppies with Larry Correia, Brad R. Torgersen

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Larry Correia and Brad R. Torgersen join us to discuss the Sad Puppies effort. The campaign questions the notion of inclusion in genre, particularly with the Hugo Awards. In the interview, we discuss the perceived exclusion of popular fiction. We also chat about the controversial decision to include Vox Day in the original slate. Full disclosure: AISFP was […]

AISFP 288 – Kristi Charish and Timothy C. Ward

Kristi Charish and Timothy C. Ward join us to discuss their new books! Also, this is Shaun’s last show. Brent and Kristi will be continuing the podcast in a bold, new direction with exciting new segments and more great author interviews. Thank you to everyone who has supported the podcast and my return to its […]