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Episode 196 – Interview with Angie Elita Newell

Canadian author Angie Elita Newell of the Lidly-Q First Nation from the Dehcho, is a trained historian, blending oral stories with academic and First Nations history. Her first published novel: All I See is Violence is told through the lens of 1970s reservation violence and the events 100 years before leading up to the Battle of Little Bighorn where the Lakota Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes took on Custer’s 7th Cavalry Regiment. … Continue…Episode 196 – Interview with Angie Elita Newell

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Episode 176 – Welcome back Kate Elliott!

We caught up with Kate Elliott again now that her second book in The Sun Chronicles is out: Furious Heaven. Your hosts are LOVING this gender-swapped Alexander the Great in space, and Kate talks in depth about her world building around how multiple countries find their way to the stars in the far future, and what kinds of societies they set up, and then how they all come into conflict. We discuss themes and plots and dive into questions that Kate won’t answer yet on Why Cloning is Forbidden. We can’t wait for the next book! Listen in and you’ll find out why! … Continue…Episode 176 – Welcome back Kate Elliott!

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Episode 169 – Interview with Nancy Kress

Welcome to one of the queens of science fiction, Nancy Kress, as we talk about her newest book “Observer” — written in partnership with Robert Lanza, MD. Observer is a brilliant story that combines tasty science with real human problems. The science mingles theories of consciousness and the nature of reality with quantum universal cosmology and brain neural pathway mapping. From how to write a novel with a scientist to a critique of science fiction in movies, Nancy takes us from Mars to the oceans and we just can’t get enough of her. … Continue…Episode 169 – Interview with Nancy Kress

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Episode 165 – Interview with Delilah Dawson

Delilah is the dark fairy godmother of hilarious and occasionally grisly fiction. From collaboration with Kevin Hearne to writing in the Star Wars canon universe, Delilah moves through genres and pseudonyms with grace and ease. Her newest book is something different – The Violence is a story exploring the dark sides of abuse in families and societies, while posing the “What if?” question of the results of a strange condition where people go suddenly wild with violence – then back again. Is The Violence fantasy about a spell or enchantment? Is it a carefully crafted social disease? You’ll have to read it to find out! The violence is graphic and can be triggering – but the discussion is deeply thoughtful and the ending is oddly satisfying. … Continue…Episode 165 – Interview with Delilah Dawson