Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with award-winning/bestselling author Martha Wells about her new novel Witch King, her acclaimed The Murderbot Diaries series, hard lessons from her decades-long publishing career, re-releasing old works (and confronting her younger self’s writing), writing both science fiction and fantasy, demons, The Untamed, Mr. Snuffleupagus and much more.
Author Chat: Emily Inkpen and Chris Gregory (creators of The Dex Legacy audio drama)
The Dex Legacy is an unmissable, character-driven series of sci-fi audio drama. Its first season has garnered a crazy amount of downloads (and the numbers keep rising), critical acclaim, a devoted fanbase, and universal praise. And it’s going to return with a second season soon. I got to sit down with Emily Inkpen (the writer […]
SFF Addicts Ep. 54: Aliens & First Contact with Christopher Paolini (Mini-Masterclass)
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Aliens & First Contact with bestselling author Christopher Paolini. During the episode, Christopher explores the mysteries of aliens, including why humans are fascinated by them, why first contact makes for fantastic story fuel, creating species and environments, science and our understanding of reality, alien tropes, reader emotions, empathetic aliens and more.
Author Chat: Gareth L. Powell (Descendant Machine)
Gareth L. Powell is an author who needs no introduction. He’s proven himself the master of space-opera with his Embers of War trilogy and the critically acclaimed Stars And Bones. His latest release, Descendant Machine, is his most brilliant and authentic space adventure yet. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Gareth and talking […]
Escapist Book Tours Author Interview: A Conversation with Michael Michel
Welcome back to Fanfiaddict! I had the honor of interviewing Michael Michel, author of The Price of Power, for the Escapist Books Tour and I am very excited to share everything we discussed with you! Below you will also find more information about The Price of Power and the author himself. Enjoy! Book Information Title: […]
SFF Addicts Ep. 53: Christopher Paolini talks Fractal Noise, Eragon, the Power of Story & More
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with internationally bestselling author Christopher Paolini about his new novels Fractal Noise and Murtagh, publishing Eragon/The Inheritance Cycle books and growing up at the same time, imposter syndrome and burnout, advice for young writers, the power of story, comparing science fiction and fantasy, creating the Fractalverse, solving time travel, the impact of dreams and much more.
Author Chat: Adrian Tchaikovsky (Lords of Uncreation)
Adrian Tchaikovsky is a living legend when it comes to sci-fi. He’s won every award you can think of, and his latest book concludes a trilogy that’s nothing short of a masterpiece. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Adrian to discuss Lords of Uncreation, what went into writing it, his inspirations, his writing […]
Author Chat: Lavanya Lakshminarayan (The Ten Percent Thief)
Lavanya Lakshminarayan’s debut novel is absolutely stunning. I gave The Ten Percent Thief a 10/10 rating, and I wish there was a way I could’ve given it more. So getting to sit down with Lavanya to chat about her writing was an absolute dream. We talked about the book — about what went into writing […]
SFF Addicts Ep. 52: Revision & Rewriting with Sue Burke (Mini-Masterclass)
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Revision & Rewriting with author and translator Sue Burke. During the episode, Sue breaks down the nitty gritty of revision, including why it’s an important part of the writing process, approaches to first drafts, tools for revision and rewriting, how to keep track of characters and scenes, killing your darlings and more.
SFF Addicts Ep. 51: Sue Burke talks Dual Memory, Semiosis, Plant Consciousness & More
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with sci-fi author, journalist and translator Sue Burke about her new novel Dual Memory, her books Semiosis and Immunity Index, plant consciousness, pandemics, translation, doubt and anxiety as an author, artists vs. artificial intelligence, tulip mania and much more.
SFF Addicts Ep. 50: Animal Companions with Andrea Stewart (Mini-Masterclass)
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Animal Companions with fantasy author Andrea Stewart. During the episode, Andrea explores the furry foundations of animal companions, including why they’re so well suited for SFF, using real animals vs. creating new creatures, what animal companions can bring to a story and its characters, writing from the POV of animals, anthropomorphism, empathy and more.
Author Interview: Nick Medina (Sisters of the Lost Nation)
Author Interview with Nick Medina, author of Sisters of the Lost Nation