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!
We sat down with Cassandra Alexander to talk about her writing career, and in particular her newest foray into non-fiction with a memoir called The Year of the Nurse. Her recounting of being an ICU nurse during the Covid crisis is by turns moving, chilling, and filled with the dark humor that is so often found in hospitals. … Continue…Episode 115 – Interview with Cassandra Alexander
In which one of our co-hosts and his wife go off to Ireland and all they brought me is this… oh hey! Jamesons! Here’s your reading list, according to who drank with Chaz and Karen. … Continue…Episode Thirteen – World Con Dublin Recap