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In today’s episode I interview Jared Axelrod about the amazing serial podcast The Voice of Free Planet X. We discuss working with voice actors, writing naturalistic dialogue, blurring the lines between fiction and reality, and what’s on deck for Season 3 of the show. Don’t miss it!
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I interview SF erotica master Nobilis Reed about his new novel, The Monster Whisperer, which is on sale now in e-book and paperback! Along the way we go down a number of fascinating rabbit holes, including the trouble with writing endings, questions of consent in erotic fiction, the difference between SF with sex and SF about sex, and the dilemma of being a person with a comparative amount of privilege writing about social justice issues. Thanks to Nobilis for a fantastic conversation—now go buy his book!
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This week I interview A. F. Grappin about their new novel, Luc Bertrand: Assassin’s Victim. We also discuss gender identity and writing queer characters.
Plus, feedback on Things Unseen!
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I sat down in the virtual studio with NYT Bestselling Author Gail Carriger to discuss her new novella, Romancing the Inventor, and the lessons she has learned about the business and craft of being a writer.
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In today’s episode I interview author and podcaster Scott Roche about his new novella, COMING HOME AGAIN. We discuss the challenges of writing outside your comfort zone.
This interview originally aired in August on Google Hangouts on Air. We took questions from the live audience. I hope you enjoy it!
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In today’s episode, I interview KT Bryski about her new podcast Six Stories, Told at Night. We discuss doing research for fiction, the hero’s (and heroine’s!) journey, fairy tales vs. myths, and why Kat Howard is KT’s literary doppelgänger…
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Chris Lester, Christiana Ellis, and Michael Spence joined moderator Doc Coleman for a trip down memory lane to the early days of the Metamor City Podcast.
Recorded live at Balticon 50, May 28, 2016, in Baltimore, MD. Apologies for the sudden cutoff during the Q&A session; the recording device ran out of storage. Thanks to Doc for recording the show!
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It’s time for another interview! This time I sat down with J. Daniel Sawyer to discuss his new book, The Every Day Novelist: Business 101. We discussed how being a writer is different from being in other kinds of business, how the publishing industry has changed in recent years, and the fundamental question of copyright and its place in our culture. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
Buy Business 101:
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Abigail Hilton has attracted a fervent audience of thousands of readers and listeners with her fantasy series The Prophet of Panamindorah, The Guild of the Cowry Catchers, and Hunters Unlucky. (Full disclosure: I’m one of them.) I sat down with Abbie to discuss the strategies she has used to get the word out about her books, grow her audience, and turn a profit on her writing career.
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The Interview: Keith R. A. DeCandido
Keith DeCandido is one of the world’s most successful and prolific authors of media tie-in fiction, having written numerous works for Star Trek, Stargate, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, World of Warcraft, and many others. I sat down to talk with him about the joys and struggles of writing for pay in someone else’s sandbox.
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No new feedback this week, but Nobilis Reed has released a new Metamor City story, Big Surprise — and it’s narrated by Metamor City super-fan Sara Testarossa! WARNING: As usual for a Nobilis story, this is an erotic story. No children, please!
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