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!
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!
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.
I went to Cymera SFF book festival in Edinburgh and interviewed authors L.J. MacWhirter, Elizabeth May, Justin Lee Anderson, Cameron Johnston, Anna Stephens, S.J. Morden, R.J. Barker, and Micah Yongo!
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 […]
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!
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 […]
Your daily digest from Ytterbiumcon (Eastercon 70) held at the Park Inn, Heathrow. I talk to Stewart Hotston, author of Tangle’s Game (Rebellion) about financial disaster, and Dave Hutchinson, author of the award winning Europe series about a lot of things! Sorry for the sound quality but finding a quiet spot in a heaving convention (at an airport hotel) is quite hard.
Learn about how a book festival is made! Ann Landmann, founder of Cymera: Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Writing, joins us to talk about the organisation, this year’s amazing highlights, and why you should come along to Edinburgh to check it out.
Behind the scene secrets for the UK’s leading book shop chain, Top 10 SFF books for 2019. Surprising answers to questions like: how are books selected by retailers? How can self-published books end up on mainstream shops’ shelves? Do people judge books by their covers? How can authors help promote their books in shops, even when they are shy?