Podcast Episode 62: Military Science Fiction

In this week’s episode, I chat with author and artist Mike McPhail about the Defending the Future anthology series, his cover art, role playing game design, military science fiction, evolving into publishing, publishing ebooks on your own vs. with a small press, and more. Podcast Powered By Podbean Download this episode (right click and save) […]

Podcast Episode 61: One Bad Ass Genre Writer

In this week’s episode, I chat with Award-winning author Danielle Ackley-McPhail. Our conversation touches on writing short vs. long fiction, transforming short fiction into long fiction, publishing in anthologies vs. magazines, the Bad Ass Faeries anthology series, urban fantasy, writing in multiple genres, networking as a writer at conventions, and more. Podcast Powered By Podbean […]

Podcast Episode 60: A Map of Contents

In this episode, The Genre Traveler chats with internationally published novelist Alma Alexander. Our conversation touches on how her single book became a duology, the wildly difference covers one of her books had, editorial quirks, the different between historical fantasy and historical fiction, living around the world, the mob mentality, how ideas are formed, her […]

Podcast Episode 59: Astronomer Poet

This week I chat with author and poet David Lee Summers about his latest alternate history novel, Owl Dance, his take on the Grimm Brothers’ “The Griffin,” his new ebook serialized novel, selling ebooks, science fiction poetry and how he got into writing it, working at Kitt Peak National Observatory, and more. NOTE: There are […]

Podcast Episode 58: The Belle of the Ball

This Halloween episode features The Genre Traveler‘s conversation with Hollywood director/writer/producer and celebrity columnist Edward Bass. He has an interesting sense of humor and catches me off guard quite a few times! (Not so much because I believed what he was saying, but because he was so dead pan, I thought he might believe what […]

Podcast Episode 57: From RoboCop to the Apocalypse

In this episode, I chat with screenwriter Brad Abraham, whose credits include the SyFy movie Stonehenge Apocalypse, the TV miniseries Robocop: Prime Directives and the TV series I Love Mummy. Our conversation touches on the inspiration for Stonehenge Apocalypse, the formula for a SyFy movie of the week, suspending disbelief, respecting the audience, the rise […]

Podcast Episode 56: Pirates, Dragons and Belly Dancing

Arg matey, this week I chat with author and pirate-fan Misty Massey. Along the way we chat about her magic pirate adventure novel Mad Kestrel, pirates and piracy in general, dragons, the difference between European and Asian dragons, belly dance, and more. Podcast Powered By Podbean Download this episode (right click and save) Amazon.com Widgets […]

Podcast Episode 55: Anthologies and Historical RPGs

This week I chat with author and editor Jennifer Brozek. We chat about various aspects of her work, from editing anthologies to writing for role playing games (RPGs), touching on the processes of editing and pulling together anthologies, improving your stories, writing for RPGs, her most rewarding and challenging projects, researching historical information, and more […]

Podcast Episode 54: Bits of Stuart Jaffe’s Brain

This week I chat with short story writer Stuart Jaffe. In this episode we talk about his short story collection, 10 Bits of My Brain, his podcast, The Eclectic Review, schlock films, unusual casting, his upcoming novels, genre writers in the South, what’s going on in publishing these days, and more. Podcast Powered By Podbean […]

Podcast Episode 53: Dancing with Fire and Knapweeds

This week I chat with fantasy writer Sue Bolich. During our conversation, we touch on her first novel, Firedancer, and how she was inspired to write it, the importance of fear (and facing it) in our lives, her alternate history series stemming from the 1692 Salem Witch Trials, merging fantasy and alternate history, her military […]