R.S. Belcher joins us to discuss the freshening of old plot lines his former stint on Occult Crimes Task Force in Virginia, trying to time the market, and Stephen King’s Secret Mutant Super Power.
David Constantine joins us to discuss his new steampunk, ancient world science fiction (or is it fantasy?) novel, THE PILLARS OF HERCULES, published by Night Shade Books. Topics covered include: technology of the ancient world; why technologies were lost and the role slavery played in preventing the mass production of technologies; the fall of economies; Alexander the Great; alternate history; using dialogue to reveal character; the wreckage of Atlantis; shifting gears from hard science fiction to alternate historical fiction; consistency in world building; the journey to exotic lands; and much more.
Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine join Shaun to discuss their new novel PHOENIX RISING: A MINISTRY OF PECULIAR OCCURRENCES novel. Other topics include their journeys through podcasting to small press to that island of big 6 publishing, writing deep characters, A GAME OF THRONES, social media and much more.