Fall genre pilots hoping to get picked up

According to The Wrap, the following genre pilots are in the pipeline for fall. ABC Beauty and the Beast starring Chris Egan (Resident Evil: Extinction) – a retelling of the classic fairytale Gotham – A female cop discovers magic in New York City As yet untitled drama from Roland Emmerich (ID4) and Harold Kloser starring […]

How To Date Zombies – A Valentine’s Day Special Post

If all the men in the world turned into zombies, how would a girl go about improving her love life? Heck, what would she do on Valentines Day!? Well, Hattie Cross, the protagonist of Lynn Messina’s new book within a book, The Girl’s Guide to Dating Zombies, has an answer: date zombies! Now, I don’t […]

Podcast Episode 68: The Business of SF

This week I chat with Jean Marie Ward, a writer and author of both science fiction/fantasy and nonfiction. During our conversation we cover the difference between the two, first drafts, developmental editing, e-publishing, book reviewing, and more. Podcast Powered By Podbean Download this episode (right click and save) Amazon.com Widgets   Mentioned in this Episode: […]

Most Memorable Podcasts of 2011

Looking back over the past year, my first full calendar year of “airing” The Genre Traveler Podcast, I’ve found that I’ve had some very memorable conversations. Listed below, in as close an order of preference as I could manage, are the top 10 most memorable podcasts I posted this year. This is very personal list. […]

Podcast Episode 67: Hobbit Tales

This year, The Hobbit celebrates its 75th anniversary of publication and, the new live film adaptation of the book, directed by Peter Jackson, is due at at year’s end. In August, Loughborough University will host The Return of the Ring, the Tolkien Society’s celebration of all things Tolkien, and there will be other Tolkien related […]

Podcast Episode 66: New Adventures for Denver SF Writers

This week I chat with Karen Morrissey and Sourdough Jackson, SF writers and fans from the Denver, Colo., area. Topics covered include their writers’ group and its new publishing imprint, Thursday Night Press, alternate history, Robert A. Heinlein, their books, editing and editors, Frederik Pohl, John W. Campbell, first novels, and more. NOTE: The volume […]

Andrea Cremer coming to SoCal

Today, when I went to the mail box I found a surprise … a big package containing the first and third books in Andrea Cremer’s Nightshade series. (Of course they wouldn’t send the middle one! Erg.) The series, which tells the story of Calla, the alpha female of a shape-shifting wolf pack, started with Nighshade […]