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FantasyCon 2021 Birmingham

Our first in-person convention since lockdown, FantasyCon in Birmingham. Guests on this episode: Anna Smith Spark, Jim McLeod of Ginger Nuts of Horror, Guest of Honour Jen Williams, David Greene, Dion Winton-Polak, Tiffani Angus, Ida Silkyfish (aka Ida Keogh), Steve J Shaw of Black Shuck Books, and Georgie Knight talking about Sci-Fi London.

We’re back baby!

Well, perhaps in a limited capacity but we shall be dusting of the microphones and heading to our first in-person event since the last episode. It’s like a joke where the bear asks a bartender for a …………… drink. If you don’t get it, you can ask for the punchline at the bar at FantasyCon! […]

BFA shortlist!

In one of the few nice things about 2020 for us, it appears we have been shortlisted for a podcasting award by the British Fantasy Awards! British Fantasy Awards 2020 – Shortlists Woohoo! Completely unexpected and we’d love to thank all our guests and those who voted for us! And of course, the support from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

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 […]