Interview with Sarah Chorn (Bookworm Blues)


Welcome to the fortieth in this series of interviews. It’s just before dawn and I’m waiting to meet blogger Sarah Chorn of Bookworm Blues in perhaps the only brief window of availability in her incredibly busy life. Sarah is a freelance writer and editor, a semi-pro nature photographer, world traveler, three-time cancer survivor, and mom… Continue reading Interview with Sarah Chorn (Bookworm Blues)

SFF Series that Hooked Us After the First Book


I participated in a Mind Meld on SF Signal to discuss this topic. The moderator was Rob Bedford and the other panelists were Lee Kelly, Luke Brown, Stefan Raets, Mike Ferrante, Harry Connolly and Courtney Schafer. The clear winner was – well, I don’t want to spoil the suspense. Check it out on SF Signal!

Interview with Speculate!


Today I’ll be talking to Bradley P. Beaulieu and Gregory A. Wilson, fantasy authors and co-hosts of Speculate! The Podcast for Writers, Readers, and Fans. SCy-Fy: Thanks to both of you for coming in. How do you prepare for a show? BB: In our triptych model, our patented cycle of three shows, we read a work,… Continue reading Interview with Speculate!

Interview with Dave Probert (Geek Planet Online)


My guest today is Dave Probert of GeekPlanetOnline, a website hosting, among many other things, a group of genre podcasts including Tea and Jeopardy, Tangential Deviation, Twice as Bright Half as Long and Near Mint. SCy-Fy: Dave, you are involved with many different podcasts; that must take a huge amount of enthusiasm. DP: I love… Continue reading Interview with Dave Probert (Geek Planet Online)

Interview with Jim Freund (Hour of the Wolf)


It’s 3am and I’m running with the pack led by Jim Freund, host of the long-running live radio program, Hour of the Wolf. SCy-Fy: Jim, you started out a very long time ago. JF: I have been involved in producing radio programs of and about literary sf/f since 1967, when I began working at New… Continue reading Interview with Jim Freund (Hour of the Wolf)

Interview with Galactic Suburbia


It’s very cold in the northern hemisphere, so I am taking a quick trip to Australia, to meet the hosts of the Hugo-nominated podcast Galactic Suburbia: Alisa Krasnostein, Alexandra Pierce, and Tansy Rayner Roberts.   SCy-Fy: I’m not used to all this sunlight any more! How do you prepare for a show, ladies? Alex: We read a… Continue reading Interview with Galactic Suburbia

Sequels You Would Love to Read


What genre book(s) do you wish a sequel had been written to? I took part in a Mind Meld on SF Signal to discuss this topic. The Meld was presented by Paul Weimer and the other guests were Kari Sperring, Peter Newman, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Alexandra Pierce, Shaun Duke, Jaime Lee Moyer, Michael J Martinez,… Continue reading Sequels You Would Love to Read

Booktubers, Vlogs and Other Visions


Are you watching? There’s a visual counter-revolution underway. A month ago, I posted about podcasts, saying that they represented an audio fightback after years of domination by TV and related media. Youtube is creating a similar fightback for visual media over the internet. Maybe you are already a regular viewer of science fiction and fantasy content on… Continue reading Booktubers, Vlogs and Other Visions

Interview with Summer Brooks (Slice of SciFi)


I’m talking with Summer Brooks, show host and producer of Slice of SciFi, a podcast and internet radio show focused on scifi genre entertainment. SCy-Fy: Slice of SciFi re-launched a few months ago. What are your plans for this new phase, Summer? SB: Finding a new momentum. Slice of SciFi has been out there, on terrestrial… Continue reading Interview with Summer Brooks (Slice of SciFi)