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

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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

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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 worked on the AAA Bioware video game series Mass Effect and Dragon Age (interview begins at about 39:05).

AISFP 303 – Laura Anne Gilman

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Kristi chats with Nebula and Locus-nominated author Laura Anne Gilman about the different genres she writes in, her varying experiences in publishing and “her knack for taking tropes and hurting them.” Laura Anne also shares some tips for newly minted authors on giving their first panel and what self-publishing authors should look for in an editor. Her next delivery of trope torture publishes October 2016 in the form of The Devil’s West series debut SILVER ON THE ROAD.

AISFP 302 – Mary Robinette Kowal (part 2)

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In part two of our two-part interview, Brent and Kristi talk with Hugo Award-winning author Mary Robinette Kowal about her efforts to facilitate conversation about fandom with a Hugo supporting membership drive, her new gig on Sesame Street, and her final book, OF NOBLE FAMILY, in the Glamourist Histories (interview begins at about 28:20).

AISFP 301 – Mary Robinette Kowal (part 1)

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In part one of a two-part interview, Brent and Kristi talk with Hugo Award-winning author Mary Robinette Kowal about her efforts to facilitate conversation about fandom with a Hugo supporting membership drive and her interests in the Caribbean, specifically a recent Steampunk Cruise where she often is a guest (interview begins at about 11:30).

AISFP 300 – Tina Connolly, YA Bookclub – Seriously Wicked

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Brent and special 13-year-old guest host Riley kick off the inaugural YA Book Club by chatting with Nebula-nominated Tina Connolly about her hilarious new young adult novel, Seriously Wicked (interview begins at about 41:32).

AISFP 299 – JA Pitts, Black Blade Blues

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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.adventuresinscifipublishing.com/media/AISFP_299_052015.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 47:26 — 43.9MB) This week’s episode features an interview with John A Pitts (JA Pitts), author of BLACK BLADE BLUES, an urban fantasy series featuring master blacksmith and budding dragon slayer Sarah Beauhall.  John and Kristi discuss what’s going on with the series and delve into writing career topics authors often […]

AISFP 298 – David Wellington, Positive

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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.adventuresinscifipublishing.com/media/AISFP_298_052015.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:09:43 — 64.3MB) This week’s episode features an interview with David Wellington, author of the new zombie epic from HarperVoyager, POSITIVE. He and Timothy C. Ward discuss why this dystopian adventure appeals to readers who may or may not like zombies. This episode is brought to you by Scavenger: Evolution by Timothy […]

AISFP 297 – Fonda Lee, Zeroboxer

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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.adventuresinscifipublishing.com/media/AISFP_297_052015.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:42 — 39.5MB) Sports and speculative fiction: Why don’t we see more of it? Sports play such an integral role in our society so its perceived absence is particularly noted when a novel the likes of Zeroboxer by Fonda Lee hits the shelves: A rising star in the weightless combat sport of […]

AISFP 296 – Jodi McIsaac and Jen Foehner Wells (Part 2)

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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.adventuresinscifipublishing.com/media/AISFP_296_042015.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:06 — 50.5MB) Advice about whether to go the self publishing or traditional publishing route is often provided from those who started their careers five to ten years ago. We wanted to chat with a few individuals who were recently in the midst of the quagmire. Jennifer Foehner Wells, the science fiction author […]