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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 […]

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 […]

Worldcon Dublin 2019 bonus materials

Dublin Worldcon 2019 CCD

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, […]

Worldcon Dublin 2019 – part 2

Dublin Worldcon 2019 CCD

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!

Worldcon Dublin 2019 – part 1

Dublin Worldcon 2019 CCD

Beth and her pal Heather Valentine share the experience of their first Worldcon! This roadtrip special is also filled with our usual awesome interviews. In Part 1, hear from Fonda Lee, Darcie Little Badger, Joanne Hall and Roz Clarke, and Anna Smith Spark, among other fascinating people.

Episode 13 – Eastercon 2019 pt 3

Two BSFA winners! Sunday at Eastercon and we talked to Gareth L. Powell, fresh off the back of his win for best novel, also Tiffani Angus, Farah Mendlesohn, and Aliette de Bodard after her win for best non-fiction. The loud sound is the wind (and the occasional plane, bus, taxi…) but the second half is […]

Episode 12 – Eastercon 2019 pt 2.5

Part 2 of Saturday at Eastercon – had to split the day over 2 files because there were so many! This is the second file where I interview Allen Stroud (author, reviewer, con organiser and more), and authors Tade Thompson, Anna Smith Spark, and Jeannette Ng!

Episode 12 – Eastercon 2019 pt 2

Your round up from Saturday at Ytterbiumcon, the 70th Eastercon. I spoke to so many people of different parts of the writer’s community, at different stages in their careers and different challenges. Split into two files for size. The first file listen to Adrian Tchaikovsky, Ferdinand Page, John Jarrold, Mike Brooks. See the second file […]