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 authors R.R. Virdi, Travis Baldree, Sunyi Dean, J.R. Dawson and Kaden Love for another FanFiAddict author roundtable! During the discussion, these five talented authors share their takes on THE POWER OF STORY, delving into the role of storytelling across human history, how stories play into our cultures and traditions, the power of fantasy and sci-fi to inspire people across the world and more.
Join authors Gourav Mohanty, R.R. Virdi, Aparna Verma, Gautam Bhatia and Tashan Mehta for another FanFiAddict author roundtable! During the discussion, these five talented authors share their takes on SOUTH ASIAN FANTASY, exploring the growth of speculative fiction in South Asia and its diaspora, the ability for South Asian authors to represent their culture/heritage in their work, how fantasy plays into their own history/religion/mythology, publishing struggles and successes and more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on The Hero’s/Heroine’s Journey with author R.R. Virdi. During the episode, Ronnie explores the complexities of the monomyth, including its origins/development across human history, oral storytelling traditions, creation myths and language, Joseph Campbell’s theory of the monomyth, the heroine’s journey and the work of Maureen Murdock, individualism vs. society and more.
Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with bestselling author R.R. Virdi about his acclaimed novel The First Binding, how Jim Butcher and The Dresden Files inspired him, starting out in self-publishing and how that compares to traditional publishing, the power of stories across time, writing as work (even though we love it), genre bullshit, mythology, Star Wars and much more.
Every week, we will be highlighting a panel from TBRCon2023, looking back on the amazing variety of panels that we had the honor of hosting.
This week, join moderator/booktuber Bookborn and authors Ken Liu, Ryan Cahill, R.R. Virdi, L.L. MacRae and Justin T. Call for a TBRCon2023 author panel on “What Is Modern Epic Fantasy, Anyway?”.
Author Interview with R.R. Virdi, author of The First Binding.