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 157 – EDGE Books: Brian Hades, Nancy Kilpatrick, Barb Galler-Smith, Erika Holt and more.


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.

AISFP 151 – Steven Erikson

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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.

AISFP 149 – Michael A. Stackpole


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.

AISFP 129 – Blake Charlton

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Blake Charlton, author of SPELLBOUND, joins us to discuss science, writing characters with disabilities, his journey to getting published, why he decided to pursue medicine, balancing careers and accepting the sacrifice that goes with that balance, and much more.

AISFP 120 – Ian Tregillis


Ian Tregillis, author of Bitter Seeds, joins us to discuss superheroes in fiction, why, as a working physicist, he’s not writing science fiction, how he came to be in George R.R. Martin’s “Wild Cards” writing collective and the reasons for the delay in book two of the Milkweed Triptych trilogy.

AISFP 115 – Ferrett Steinmetz


Ferrett Steinmetz, up for the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer, chats about what it takes to write a great short story (the guy should know, he’s s slush editor for Apex Magazine), Clarion, blogging, and overcoming challenges.

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.

Michael A. Stackpole Interviews Dennis McKiernan

Michael A. Stackpole interviews Dennis McKiernan, a Guest of Honor at the World Fantasy Convention 36 (WFC 2010)

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 […]