Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with author H.M. Long about her origins in SFF and reading, why she started writing, the many books she wrote before getting published, the origins of Hall of Smoke, how she expanded that book into a series, her new books Barrow of Winter and Dark Water Daughter, plus pirates, salamanders and much more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn for the very first SFF Addicts mini-masterclass, where M.J. lays out the good, bad and ugly of being a debut author. During the episode, she delves into the many books she wrote before getting published, why she chose traditional publishing, querying agents and putting books on submission, working with editors and cover designers, the difficult road to book two, marketing, challenges, bright moments and more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and his new co-host M.J. Kuhn as they chat about M.J.’s writing career: how she got into writing fiction, her debut novel Among Thieves, Brian Jacques’ Redwall series, Mass Effect, Assassin’s Creed and video game inspirations, character-driven narratives, morally grey characters, writing multiple POVs and more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and author Jonathan Nevair for a chat about his new book Stellar Instinct, his art history and academic backgrounds, secondary worlds and space opera, hopeful science fiction, writing thrillers, James Bond and secret agents, compelling villains, pacing, action and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author Aliette de Bodard for a chat about her new book The Red Scholar’s Wake, books in translation, Vietnamese history and language, her Universe of Xuya series, worldbuilding, childbirth, sentient spaceships, sapphic romance, family, food as memory and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning editors/authors Sheree Renée Thomas, Oghenechovwe Ekpeki and Zelda Knight for a chat about their new anthology Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative Fiction, as well as the evolution and meaning of the anthology’s title, the story selection process, offering a platform for new African and diaspora authors, storytelling traditions, community building and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author and editor Lavie Tidhar for a chat about his new releases Neom and The Best of World SF Vol. 2, growing up in Israel, writing about the Middle East, international sci-fi, tackling challenging themes with humor, robots and Asimov’s ‘Three Laws of Robotics’, L. Ron Hubbard, messiahs and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author Mary Robinette Kowal for a chat about her new novel The Spare Man, her Glamourist Histories and The Lady Astronaut series, the modern space race, building off of Dashiell Hammett’s book The Thin Man (and its movie adaptations), what makes a good mystery, committed couples, compelling characters, dogs, puppeteering and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and self-pub author Luke Tarzian for a chat about his new novelette A Cup of Tea at the Mouth of Hell, Luke’s art background and book/cover design work, mental health and grief, the self-publishing community, balancing satire and emotion, writing as therapy and much more. Of course, as is always the case with Luke, things get pretty naughty by the end.
If you’ve listened to the grimdark, political sci-fi audio drama, The Dex Legacy, then you’ll know it’s awesome. If you haven’t had chance to listen to it, and you wondered what it was like, you can check out my review of season one by clicking right here. But instead of hearing me babble on about […]
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and authors/SPSFC creators Hugh Howey and Duncan Swan, along with SPSFC 1 finalists Patrice Fitzgerald, T. A. Bruno, Cameron Coral, G. M. Nair, Ben Roberts, Jack Lyster and KT Belt, for a chat about the first year of the competition, lessons learned and how they’ll apply that to SPSFC 2, book pitches from the finalists, thoughts on the self-published sci-fi community, advice for future entrants and much more.
Hi everyone and welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Children of Gods and Fighting Men. Unbelievably, the Queen of Dublin herself, Gormflaith has agreed to participate in this post and will be offering her best advice in response to some of your problems. You’re such lucky things! *Gormflaith has demanded payment in […]