Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with award-winning author Premee Mohamed about her new novella The Butcher of the Forest, working as a scientist vs. writing fiction, the power of horror and blending genres, colonialism and tackling weighty themes, science as inspiration, climate change, novellas, fairy tales and much more.
SFF Addicts Podcast
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Connecting World & Character with bestselling author Robert Jackson Bennett. During the episode, Robert connects the dots between character and worldbuilding, including the intersections of world, character and theme, different ways to start your stories, worlds as distinct characters, how world dynamics can inform character behavior, character perspectives and description, mood, dialogue, Die Hard and more.
Episode 90 of SFF Addicts has arrived! Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with bestselling author Robert Jackson Bennett about his new novel The Tainted Cup, murder mysteries, Foundryside and magic systems, atmosphere, voice and the uncanny, tackling big themes through SFF, plot structure, twists, Warhammer 40k and much more. […]
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn for a TBRCon2024 LIVE crossover episode with The Fantasy & Sci-Fi Fanatic’s Podcast. During the episode, they delve into a mini-masterclass on Getting Started in Self-Publishing with author Andy Peloquin and podcaster Daniel Coolbaugh, exploring the essentials of self-publishing, being an entrepreneur, approaching cover art and design, finding editors, the importance of readers and community, paying it forward, marketing and advertising, book launches and more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Writing Romance with bestselling author Chloe Gong. During the episode, Chloe unravels the enticing yarn of romance, including the appeal of romance in stories, the exploding popularity of the ‘romantasy’ genre, good (and bad) romantic chemistry, healthy vs. toxic relationships, expectations and tropes, Chloe’s favorite romance books and authors, romance as main plot vs. subplot, spice in romance and more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with bestselling author Chloe Gong about her Secret Shanghai historical fantasy series, her adult debut Immortal Longings, what “success” means, Shakespeare and remixing classic stories, writing YA vs. adult SFF, aesthetics and atmosphere in film and fiction, Chinese history, magic systems, genre blending and much more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Tech-Fi & Technology As Story with award-winning author Ken Liu. During the episode, Ken decodes the intricacies of technology fiction, including what tech-fi means, the uses of technology in fantasy, how technology and stories shape us and expresses our values, personifying technology, new technologies, A.I. and fear mongering, imagining positive impacts of future tech and more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with award-winning, bestselling author Ken Liu about his epic fantasy series The Dandelion Dynasty, the works of Philip K. Dick and Ursula K. Le Guin, writing and persistence, how technology plays into our lives, writing short stories vs. novels, the relationship between history, modernity and language, how symbolism plays into the creative process, Frankenstein, photography and much more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they close out 2023 in style with fellow authors and friends of the show Ryan Cahill and R.R. Virdi. During the final episode of the year, they chat about how life has been, how writing compares to other forms of art and creativity, writing as a grind (that we love), experiences in publishing, self-pub vs. trad pub vs. hybrid, shifting writing processes, motivation and dedication, community and friendship, imposter syndrome and hurdles, our hopes for 2024, small wins and more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they reminisce on the year that was with podcasters Dylan Marsh and Charles M.C. (co-hosts of The Friends Talking Fantasy Podcast). During the panel they share their top picks for favorite SFF reads of the year (3 each for a total of 12), reflect on the ups and downs 2023, offer some honorable mentions, talk about hikes, make surprise book announcements, split “assets” in a hypothetical “divorce” and more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Working Through Grief with bestselling author Kevin Hearne. During the episode, Kevin unpacks the weighty burdens of grief, including how it fits into the human experience, reading and writing as therapy, incorporating the theme of grief into fantasy worlds (like The Seven Kennings trilogy), putting yourself in the mindset of grieving characters, music as a writing aid, grief and writer’s block, readers, healing and community, things that make us happy and more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with bestselling author Kevin Hearne about his new novel A Curse of Krakens, The Iron Druid Chronicles, The Seven Kennings trilogy and passion projects, writing and teaching, urban fantasy, vampires and genre blending, folklore and mythology, friendship, community, tacos and much more.