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.
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing encourages, produces and promotes thought-provoking and well written science fiction and fantasy literature. Moses sat down with publisher Brian Hades, editor Nancy Kilpatrick and authors Rebekah K. Roe, Susan Florist, Barb Galler-Smith, Erika Holt and Lawrence C. Conley.
Steven Erikson sat down with Moses at the World Fantasy Convention to discuss his massive epic fantasy series. Topics include: the elements that cause societies to fail, readers fulfilling the Hero’s Journey through the accumulation of emotional context, the purpose of Homer’s work, inconsistencies in large stories, role playing games, feeling as if the muse had left him, and so much more.
Michael A. Stackpole sat down with our Moses Siregar at World Fantasy 2011 to discuss his controversial “House Slave” blog posts. Do publishers treat their writers as little more than slaves, and are writers making a big mistake by working with publishers? Listen to hear Michael’s thoughts. Also, they discuss Christmas of 2011 possibly being the final big gasp of publishing, the qualified buyer, the J.K. Rowling demographic, the future of bookstores and more.
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 [...]