AISFP 160 – Michele Lang

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Michele Lang joins Brent to discuss book two, DARK VICTORY, in the Lady Lazarus trilogy, Winston Churchill’s prescience, fates worse than death, klezmer bands, and golems as bouncers at your book launch party.

AISFP 122 – Michele Lang


Michele Lang, author of LADY LAZARUS, joins us to discuss the melding of history (in this case with personal considerations) with fantasy, having an agent who is also an author and what’s next with DARK VICTORY, and her second Magda Lazarus novel, which will be available January 2012.

NEWS – Part One: On Heroes and Why We Need Them


Howard Andrew Jones, author of The Desert of Souls and Managing Editor of Black Gate, examines heroes, antiheroes, and what it all means.

AISFP 114 – Stina Leicht, Daryl Gregory


Stina Leicht joins us from the World Fantasy Convention to discuss Irish fairy tales, shapeshifters, terrorism, Dungeons and Dragons, book-selling and pursuing her dreams. Then Daryl Gregory discuss the lack of religion in Middle Earth (no touched-by-Gandalf jokes please), writing short stories, novels, and comics, genre-blending, strangeness, and humor in prose.

Interviews From the Superstars Writing Seminars

Moses attended the Superstars Writing Seminar with video camera in hand. Below you will find his exclusive filming of the podcast Writing Excuses and interviews with Brandon Sanderson, Eric Flint and David Farland.

AISFP 112 – Laura Resnick, Mary Robinette Kowal


Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:42 — 32.9MB) In this episode we are joined by Laura Resnick, author of the Esther Diamond novels, and Mary Robinette Kowal, author of Shades of Milk and Honey. Laura discusses agents (Should writers have one? What do they provide?) and her less than satisfying experience with […]

AISFP 109 – Elizabeth C. Bunce


Elizabeth C. Bunce, author of Star Crossed and A Curse Dark as Gold, joins our Moses Siregar at the World Fantasy Convention to discuss writing for teens, the value of a good editor and a good agent, how to write for teens, and much more.

AISFP 107 – David Farland


David Wolverton (also known as David Farland) joins our Moses Siregar for a positive, entertaining interview. They discuss how ebooks will save the big publishers, how to make it big, why there is more money in YA publishing, self-publishing, Superstars of Writing, an author who had 14 number 1 New York Times bestsellers in 2 years and much more.

AISFP 106 – Guy Gavriel Kay


We are thrilled to present fantasy superstar Guy Gavriel Kay from the 2010 World Fantasy Convention. Topics discussed include fantasy’s break from Tolkien, critical reviews, the structure of novels, and much more.

Historical Fantasy: A History, Part Three: The Future


As promised, I will close out this little series with a few thoughts on why I think the historical fantasy genre has recently enjoyed such a surge of popularity.