Episode #12 — Interview With John Mierau

I speak with science fiction author John Mierau about his many series, including ENEMY LINES, THE DESTROYERS and WAR BETWEEN THE WORLDS; his new anthology WALK THE FIRE; podcasting; straight reads vs. full-cast audio productions, and lots more.

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Episode #11 — Interview With K.T. Bryski

I interview author K.T. Bryski about her soon-to-be-released novel and podcast, HAPAX.

What I’ve been up to — a new short story — experiment with writing for games — book bloggers — Facebook page —  getting back to regular blogging — search for more freelance work — ghost hunter novel is with beta readers — planning future episodes

Promo: The Babylon Podcast

Interview with K.T. Bryski

Promo: Hapax

K.T. Bryski’s contact information

Web site: ktbryski.com
Twitter: @ktbryski
E-mail: ktbryski(at)gmail.com

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Episode #10 — Interview with Lauren Harris


In the first of two interviews I did at Dragon*Con 2012, I speak with Lauren “Scribe” Harris of the Pendragon Variety Podcast.Things we talked about:

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Episode #9 — The House Beyond Your Sky

This week’s story: The House Beyond Your Sky by Benjamin Rosenbaum. Originally published in the author’s 2008 collection The Ant King and Other Stories. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license.Rated PG-13 for brief profanity.

Benjamin Rosenbaum’s Web site

Promo: Interference by Eric Luke

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Guest Appearance on ‘The Functional Nerds’

Last week, I had the pleasure of spending a few minutes chatting with John Anealio and Patrick Hester of The Functional Nerds podcast. It was a lot of fun, and they were very gracious hosts. John has been a guest on The Geek Side of Life, and I’d like to have Patrick on the show sometime soon.

Hope you enjoy!

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Episode #8 — Interview With Rubiee from Pandora Celtica

I am tickled pink about this episode because I got to interview Rubiee, one of the singers in my favorite Celtic music band, Pandora Celtica. I first heard them at Dragon*Con 2010, and they’ve been on my iPod ever since. We talk about their music, the recently-concluded Kickstarter campaign, stories behind some of the songs, what their recording sessions are like, and their upcoming schedule of appearances.

During the course of the interview, you will hear me mention a song that I thought was titled Admiral Taylor. Rubiee suggested that I meant General Taylor, a song from their first CD. Actually, the song I was referring to is Admiral Nelson, a clip of which you will hear in the interview. It is a well-prepared podcaster who gets song titles right.

In addition to the song clips and musical discussion, we touched on:

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Episode #7 — Interview With Starla Huchton

In this episode, I interview author, singer, cover artist, voice actress, and fellow geek Starla Huchton. We talk steampunk, music standards, and her new business creating awesome book covers, like this one that she did for my book Purgatory.

ALSO:

Promo: Balticon

The Dreamer’s Thread

From Paris, With Regret (Starla’s story for Tales From the Archives)

Designed By Starla

The Emperor’s Edge

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Episode #6 — Interview With Justin Macumber

I interview Justin Macumber about his new novel Haywire, his forthcoming novel A Minor Magic, and his many podcast projects. Also, I talk about the coming publication of Purgatory and that nominations are open for the 2012 Parsec Awards.

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New Feature: Subscribe By E-mail

For those who feel they don’t receive enough email, I’ve added a new convenience feature to this blog. If you click the R² Email me this Blog button on the right and provide your email address, you can receive my words of wisdom right in your email In Box. They will make a nice addition to the twice-weekly emails you get from that retailer you ordered a t-shirt from three years ago or the fund-raising emails from that non-profit whose petition you signed on the web once for some cause you can’t remember. I’m all about the convenience of my readers.

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Episode #5 — The Same Old Story About P0rnbots, Cattle Breeding and Trading Cards

Inspiration can come from anywhere. In the case of this week’s story, it came from a conversation I eavesdropped on between two friends on Twitter. This is one of my original stories, titled The Same Old Story About P0rnbots, Cattle Breeding and Trading Cards. If you wonder what those three subjects could possibly have to do with each other, you’ll just have to listen to the story!

I’d love to hear what you think! Leave your thoughts in the comments.

Promo: Beyond The Wall – A Game of Thrones Podcast

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