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Episode 186 – Interview with Mark Roth-Whitworth

Come meet Mark Roth-Whitworth, who wrote a brilliant novel about a scientific ship from Earth in the year 2169 that is investigating a black hole, only to be caught up and flung 11,000 Years into the future. What begins then as a story of loss, the grief cycle, and readjustment, shifts into a study in what humans have become as they found their way to the stars. In 11,000 Years, Mark delves into ideas of human expansion and evolution, of rejoining a society you want to belong to while simultaneously exploring the ramifications of what that world is doing flung across multiple planets. … Continue…Episode 186 – Interview with Mark Roth-Whitworth

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Episode 183 – Journey Back to Liadon

We welcome back Sharon Lee and Steve Miller to talk about their 25th Liadon book – Salvage Right, from Baen Books. They tell us about the space station that straddles two realities, as we debate where the cats might come in and own the place. There’s also an in-depth discussion of the dinkus and the telling detail, so you can learn something new! … Continue…Episode 183 – Journey Back to Liadon

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Episode 181-Interview with David Gerrold

In which the WDC crew geeks out with joy at the presence of David Gerrold, writer of the silver screen and television, novels, short stories, and limericks – and teacher of writing to others. David talks to us about science fiction in the early days, the trend toward social justice awareness and addressing current problems in new ways. From Sleestacks and Tribbles to the strike lines of WGA and SAG-Aftra, David walks us through how Hollywood has changed, and where it needs to go so that everyone involved in the industry can live long and prosper. … Continue…Episode 181-Interview with David Gerrold

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Episode 180 – Alma Alexander re-releases WorldWeavers

Your WDC crew welcomes back Alma Alexander, who has won a great struggle with publishing rights to re-release her trilogy “WorldWeavers” with a bonus new fourth book coming out this November! WorldWeavers has all the magical youth and schooling of Certain Bestselling Books and Movies – but we like them even better! WorldWeavers posits a world where everyone knows about magic – it’s even regulated. Alma seamlessly blends American Spiritualism and gods, with fae-like creatures, magic, computers, and a scrappy bunch of young students you’ll adore. Thea is a splendid young heroine, and we think you’ll like her as much as we do. … Continue…Episode 180 – Alma Alexander re-releases WorldWeavers

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Episode 179 – Interview with Dr. Marsha Gordon

Dr. Marsha Gordon wrote a biography of Ursula Parrot, the best-selling female author of the 1920-1930s. Her book, “Ex-Wife”, sold more than Faulkner and Fitzgerald put together when it came out. She wrote screenplays for Hollywood that catapulted women into stardom. But no one has heard of her. Come with us as Marsha delves into the world of being a professional woman of the age, of working in a man’s world, and what it meant to be successful and wealthy in her own time but still die penniless and alone. It’s a fascinating book of a fascinating woman, and we give her to you. … Continue…Episode 179 – Interview with Dr. Marsha Gordon

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Episode 178 – Dr. Alan Wu Reads Us A Story

In this episode, Dr. Alan Wu reads to us a story about a real-live toxicology case study. It’s fascinating to delve into the world of doping and toxicology reports – and for all your writers out there, understanding HOW doping and discovery works can make the difference between a really good story and something that makes doctors, nurses, or scientists roll their eyes. From doping to posthumous blood screens and “toxicology” reports, enjoy gaining some insight on how laboratories really work, and gain a cautionary tale on the topic of sports doping. … Continue…Episode 178 – Dr. Alan Wu Reads Us A Story

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Episode 177 – Interview with Dr. Alan Wu

Dr. Alan Wu is a professor of lab medicine at UCSF and the Lab Director at San Francisco General Hospital. He’s written over 500 peer-reviewed papers in scientific and medical journals – and now is taking that factual background experience and creating forensic procedural fiction with an emphasis on scientific accuracy. With an eye toward the world learning more about proper lab work and methodology, and not unconscious of the effect House and Bones have had on TV, he has published his own book of speculative science fiction short stories – Mind Portal. If you love science, time travel, and “What If” speculation, you’ll love it! … Continue…Episode 177 – Interview with Dr. Alan Wu