Fantasycon 2019 Glasgow – part 2

Part 2 of Fantasycon and we catch up with Michael Kelly of Undertow Publications, Priya Sharma, Georgina Bruce, David Thomas Moore, editor for Rebellion Publishing, Ruth EJ Booth, Tasha Suri, Cheryl Morgan of Wizard’s Tower, book blogger Runalong Womble, and Guest of Honour, Paul Tremblay. Many of our guests on this ep were nominees or […]

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Fantasycon 2019 Glasgow – part 1

We were at the British Fantasy Society’s Fantasycon in Clydebank near Glasgow! We talked to some amazing authors, publishers, magazine editors, and many more. Guests include Noel Chidwick of Shoreline of Infinity, Robert S. Malan, author and editor of Luna Press Publishing, and Robert Shearman. We catch up with author Ryan Summerbell, Ann Landmann of […]

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Fantasycon 2019 – our Insta shout outs!

Look at these wonderful people! (And me.) I wanted to see if Instagram videos (which are brand new to me) would work as a way of connecting writers and publishers to readers out there. It’s our first go! We think they worked great! Maybe you could use this technique to connect with your own audience? […]

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Episode 18 – Bonus Materials

RJ Barker bonus materials for our podcast. Discussing bookmail, his cat Bertie, plus the usual outtakes and bloopers!

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Episode 18 – RJ Barker

RJ Barker, author of the fantasy books The Bone Ships and The Wounded Kingdom trilogy talks to Speculative Spaces Podcast from his very antlered living room!

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Slowturn – Happy Friday! Have a video

If you follow us on Twitter, you might already have seen this, so… watch it again! Take five, put on headphones, and give yourself over to Slowturn! (be warned there is a little strobing in this). What the heck is this? This little number is our beloved theme tune slowed down so much it sounds […]

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Are you going to Fantasycon 2019?

This October, near Glasgow, the British Fantasy Society will put on FantasyCon. We’ll be there. Will you? Leave a comment if you’re going, let’s get the buzz going! Tickets available at their website. Oh, and don’t be fooled by the name. Fantasycon also caters to science fiction, steampunk, cyberpunk, horror and supernatural as well as the epic […]

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Worldcon Dublin 2019 bonus materials

More from Beth and Heather’s Worldcon roadtrip including a shocking Game of Thrones confession, the Dune monologues, poisonous cosmetics, extreme horticulture plus a very special round of Werewolf vs Shark featuring Premee Mohamed and the Glasgow SF Writers’ Circle! (Who would win in a fight between the Phantom of the Opera, a basilisk, a manticore, […]

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Worldcon Dublin 2019 – part 3

The last leg of our Worldcon roadtrip special! Interviews from Alasdair Stuart, a discussion on Clarion West experience with Ted Mahsun, Nicole Givens Kurtz, and a LOT of discussions about the Hugos!

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Worldcon Dublin 2019 – part 2

More shenanigans from Heather and Beth as they immerse themselves in the experience of Worldcon! Plus interviews from Lottie and Nick of Aconyte Books (part of Asmodee Entertainment), Premee Mohamed, Jonathan L Howard, Zoe Sumra, Jo Lindsay Walton and many other super people!

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