Podcast Episode 28: Alternate Alaska

The Genre Traveler chats with Lauri Owen about her Embers series of novels set in an alternate Alaska where decadent mages rule and shape-shifters, indigenous to the land, are their slaves. Topics we touch on include the rural nature of Alaska, the nature of villains, good vs. bad in a cultural context and the advantages […]

Northern Lights Might Be Packing Their Bags

If you’ve always wanted to visit Alaska to see the aurora borealis, you’d better hurry. Scientists at the American Geophysical Union meeting last Thursday said that because the Earth’s magnetic pole is drifting away from North America toward Siberia, the Northern Lights might be leaving Alaska’s skies for a new home in Siberia. “This may […]