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Episode 006 – Christopher Napier & Don Redwood

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Our first double-guest episode with Christopher Napier and Don Redwood. Two SF story readings! Topics up for discussion: Writing in Scots, how to order pies in Aberdeen. Learn what NOT to do when you are trying to get published. And one of the most insane rounds of Werewolf versus Shark so far.

Episode 005 – bonus materials

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Picking up the chat again with Brian M. Milton – some more Whovian questions, followed by other British television fandoms from his formative years and more recently. Some obscure gems worth checking out, and we namecheck heavily for screenwriters. Intriguing! Warning: one or two fizzy drinks may have been consumed. You must be logged in […]

Episode 005 – Brian M. Milton

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Science fiction and humour in the story by writer Brian M. Milton, who reads it on our podcast! Plus Doctor Who fandom chat and writing to bring the lives of smaller SFF characters to life. Gentle humour and whimsy throughout!

Episode 004 Bonus Materials

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30 minutes of exclusive subscriber podcast content More chat with Stewart Horn. (Probably) NSFW! Jokes, digressions, outtakes and a longer discussion on being gay in 1980s Glasgow. Bonus hilarious horror limericks. I try to pronounce “Jörmungandr”, we discover the Terminator’s model numbers and ruminate on Godzilla’s biology, and then we tangent tango right into vegan […]

Episode 004 – Stewart Horn

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We delve into horror with Stewart Horn who read his story about a zombie invasion with a difference. We talk about why we love horror, why horror for children is important, how it has changed over time to embrace the complexities of modern life, and how it can help you as an LGBT+ person.

Episode 002 – Bonus Materials

Extra scifi & fantasy podcast content from Speculative Spaces. Our guest from episode 2, Neil Williamson, shares wisdom on writing, worldbuilding, and when to kill off your characters. Cosy chat for the aspiring writer or SF fan alike.

Episode 002 – Neil Williamson

We chat with fantasy and sci-fi author Neil Williamson about genre blurring. He reads us a short story that evokes the spirit of Glasgow and we discuss the pros and cons of indy publishing vs mainstream. And we get a tease of his upcoming novel.

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Info about who will be appearing on our podcast, what apps you can use to play our episodes, and why you should subscribe to this show with Scottish SF authors chatting and reading their own work!