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.
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.
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.
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 them. Mary discusses Jane Austin, magic systems, science, period clothing and [...]
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.