Jakkal Designs 100th Episode shirt 2021

Episode 135 – Outdated Tech References

What technologies have changed in the modern era that make older stories seem quaint, or even to the young, incomprehensible? Jeannie, Dave, and author Berry Kercheval sit down to talk about how descriptions and tech can become outdated with time – sometimes in a way that’s funny, and sometimes in a way that renders the description unrelatable in the modern world. Or maybe they were impossible to start with. “Zoom and enhance so we can read that handwritten address on the sticky note!” Yeah, no. … Continue…Episode 135 – Outdated Tech References

Jakkal Designs 100th Episode shirt 2021

Episode 134 – Interview with Cat English

Cat English has written four novels, with the first about to release for general sales in February. This first book, “Briefly Yours”, is a very graphic biography of the life story of a call girl in Manchester who uses a lot of her profits to run a cat rescue organization. This interview is NSFW and very frank in discussions around descriptions of sex, brothels, and how people mistreat animals – with a hopeful note on what anyone can do to help TNR feral cats. … Continue…Episode 134 – Interview with Cat English

Jakkal Designs 100th Episode shirt 2021

Episode 133 – The Noir Snap Brim

In the shadows of both the beeriest and brightest cities in America lurk crime and corruption. One well dress civilized man wearing a snap brim fedora fights against the forces of evil. Who is this man?

David S. Pedersen has written some wonderful noir detective stories, and been short listed for the Lambda awards. He is an amateur architect, and doesn’t know why they are called snap brim fedoras either. These, and other questions are discussed in episode 133 of Writers Drinking Coffee. … Continue…Episode 133 – The Noir Snap Brim

Jakkal Designs 100th Episode shirt 2021

Episode 132 – Interview with Mark Shaiken

Mark Shaiken was an attorney for four decades before retiring to write books. He writes character-driven stories about bankruptcy, intrigue, and all the bad things that can happen once you start lying to your lawyer. Mark talks about his research and organization, and how he plans his plots out thoroughly so that (for a delightful change in the industry) even lawyers could love his books for their accuracy. … Continue…Episode 132 – Interview with Mark Shaiken

Jakkal Designs 100th Episode shirt 2021

Episode 131 – Interview with Josh Rountree

Josh Rountree writes sci fi, fantasy, and horror short stories that excite us for the way he uses America as “a character that fights and claws and screams its way through most of my stories. Sometimes a hero and sometimes a villain. Broken but hopeful. Trying to figure things out.” Josh is a frequent choice for fantasy and horror award noms, and has a great slant on the craft of short story writing, especially in terms of evoking the feelings from music. … Continue…Episode 131 – Interview with Josh Rountree

Jakkal Designs 100th Episode shirt 2021

Episode 129 – Alternative Steampunk with Lyndsie Clark

Lyndsie is an artist and a writer, and a frequent guest at Steampunk conventions for her subject matter and experience on the topic. Dave and Jeannie sit down with Lyndsie today to discuss Steampunk and British Colonialism, science, mad science, fantasy, and more. If you love brass goggles, brown leather boots, and thinking about alternative power sources for machinery, this is for you! … Continue…Episode 129 – Alternative Steampunk with Lyndsie Clark

Jakkal Designs 100th Episode shirt 2021

Episode 127 – Interview with Aliette de Bodard

Aliette joins us from Paris, France to talk about her writing, perceptions of science and world building, and the myth and power of storytelling. As a child of French and Vietnamese descent, she grew up with influences from both worlds and uses her strong multicultural awareness in her writing. She talks to us of liminal spaces, the unspoken area between multiple cultures, as well as diasporas and other themes in her writing. … Continue…Episode 127 – Interview with Aliette de Bodard


            

            

                        
            
            
Registrations
Email
Username
Password must be at least 7 characters long.
Password must be at least 7 characters long.
Where do you listen to WDC? (multiple entries allowed)
Please login to view this page.
Please login to view this page.
Please login to view this page.