From space opera to fantasy and YA, Kate writes great character-driven stories for everyone. We contacted Kate from the ground-to-space zoom medium on Planet Hawaii, and with minor robotic interference here and there managed to get her to tell us how she does it. … Continue…Episode 49 – Kate Elliott Totally Rules
Today we zoom into focusing on writing song lyrics and music. Our guest Jeff Brown is a singer and songwriter who talks about his writing process, how he got started writing his own music, and inspiration as well as methods. … Continue…Episode 47 – With a Song in my Heart
Today we sat down with Hugo-award winning author David D. Levine to talk about how he got started in writing from short stories up to his latest novels. Grab a coffee and come learn his path to being a novelist, from engineering to fiction. … Continue…Episode 46 – David Levine
We welcome John Baltisberger – horror writer, poet, publisher, and all-around amazing guy. John made the leap of faith into being full-time involved in the writing biz, and has enjoyed success through thrilling, chilling stories, hard work, and a lot of diversification. … Continue…Episode 45 – Oh, the Horror!
We are joined in the coffee house by Violette Woods, a writer of romance novels. Violette has five guidelines for successful writers of romance (or, we think, anyone) to share with you! … Continue…Episode 31 – Romancing the Romance
A year in retrospect; we published things, we wrote things, we inflicted poetry on innocent bystanders. We also invited people to asking us questions on Twitter and FB, and today we read the questions and answer them for you. … Continue…Episode 29 – A Year in Retrospect
Jeannie sits down with novelist Heather Rose Jones to talk about her creative processes, mainstream lesbian publishing, historic romance for LGBT, and other topics. … Continue…Episode 28 – Interview with Heather Rose Jones
Chaz and Jeannie managed to capture the elusive and mysterious Marie Brennan at World Fantasy Con. If you love alternative history and dragons, you’ve got to give her a read! … Continue…Episode 23 – Meet Marie Brennan
Today we invited in an intellectual privacy lawyer to talk to everyone about copyright, privacy, trademarks, and how to avoid treading on the rules and laws about them. What is fair use argument? How does parody fit in? Is Fan Fic legal? … Continue…Episode Six – Is your story, strictly speaking, legal?