A podcast for book lovers. From fantasy to horror, science fiction to thrillers, and everything in between, join host and reviewer David Walters as he hosts some of your favorite authors for a chat about their books, writing careers, inspirations, and what the future holds.
Join David as he chats with fantasy's own Stephen Merchant, aka David Wragg, about his upcoming release, The Righteous (Articles of Faith #2), from HarperVoyager. The Righteous hits store shelves on June 10th.
Come join David as he chats with author Philip Fracassi about his upcoming short story collection, Beneath a Pale Sky (Lethe Press - June 18th, 2021), as well as his upcoming debut novel, Boys in the Valley (Earthling Publications - Halloween 2021)
Join David as he chats w/ author Stephen Aryan about his upcoming release, The Coward (Quest for Heroes #1), from Angry Robot Books. The Coward hits store shelves on June 8th.
Join longtime friends Adrian M. Gibson and Nicholas Eames (author of Kings of the Wyld and Bloody Rose) for Part Two of a chat about Eames' life and upbringing, early SFF influences and nerd culture, writing craft and creativity, his novels, why he no longer wears cargo shorts, music, video games, and much more. This is Part Two of a two-part interview.
For more on Nicholas and his work, check him out on: https://nicholaseames.com/
Join longtime friends Adrian M. Gibson and Nicholas Eames (author of Kings of the Wyld and Bloody Rose) for Part One of a chat about Eames' life and upbringing, early SFF influences and nerd culture, writing craft and creativity, his novels, why he no longer wears cargo shorts, music, video games, and much more. This is Part One of a two-part interview.
For more on Nicholas and his work, check him out on: https://nicholaseames.com/
David welcomes back author John Gwynne to talk about his newest release, The Shadow of the Gods (The Bloodsworn Saga #1) from Orbit Books.
Come join David as he chats w/ author Gareth Hanrahan about his upcoming release, The Broken God (The Black Iron Legacy #3), which hits on May 18th from Orbit.
The Black Iron Legacy: https://amzn.to/3e02E6a
Come hang out w/ David as he chats with author Martha Wells, the Hugo/Nebula/Alex/Locus award winning author of The Murderbot Diaries, Ile-Rien & The Fall of Ile-Rien series, and the Books of Raksura.
The Murderbot Diaries: https://amzn.to/2QJgxMS
The Books of Raksura: https://amzn.to/3gwSHyL
The Fall of Ile-Rien: https://amzn.to/3gwG7iU
Come join David as he chats with author J.S. Dewes about her upcoming debut novel, The Last Watch (The Divide #1), which hits shelves on April 20th, 2021. Hailed as "The Expanse meets Game of Thrones", this debut novel has captivated a couple of contributors on FanFiAddict with quotes like "The Last Watch is nearly flawless." & "...my pick for science fiction debut of the year."
This is certainly one to watch out for and make sure to get your orders in! https://amzn.to/3t0IspX
Come join David as he chats with author C. L. Clark about life, writing, and her upcoming fantasy debut, The Unbroken (Magic of the Lost #1) - which hits shelves on March 23rd.
Find Cherae on Twitter @C_L_Clark & The Unbroken on Amazon https://amzn.to/3s0GLYN
Join David as he chats with author M. R. Carey about life, writing, and the finale of his most recent trilogy (The Rampart Triogy) entitled 'The Fall of Koli' - which hits shelves on March 23rd, 2021.
Find Mike on Twitter @michaelcarey191 & find his books on Amazon https://amzn.to/38Smf56
Come join David as he chats with author Lee Matthew Goldberg about life, writing, and his upcoming sci-fi debut, Orange City, hitting store shelves on March 16th.
You can grab your copy here: https://amzn.to/38oPKeL
Come listen to David chat with artist Tommy Arnold about life, how he got into cover design, how he goes from manuscript to final cover, and more!
Tommy Arnold (tommyarnoldart.com)
Tommy Arnold (@tommyarnoldart) • Instagram photos and videos
Tommy Arnold (@TommyArnoldArt) / Twitter
Come join David as he chats with author Yaroslav Barsukov about life, writing, and his debut novella Tower of Mud and Straw (Metamorphosis Publishing - 2/21/21).
Grab your copy here! https://amzn.to/2ZMQENo
Join David as he chats with author Sam J. Miller about life, writing, and his award winning/nominated novels. Make sure to check out Sam's website (https://samjmiller.com/) where you can find out more about him, and his books.
Join David as he chats with author Alex White about the first time they met, Alien, Star Trek, giant freaking robots, and so much more. Their new novel, Alien: Into Charybdis hits store bookshelves on February 23rd - https://amzn.to/3dKiQZJ
For signed copies, make sure to check out Read It Again Bookstore - https://www.read-it-again.com/alex-wh...
Come listen to readings by some of the biggest names in crime and thriller writing feat. S.A. Cosby, Sam W. Anderson, Hillary Leftwich, Hank Early, John Langan, Paul Tremblay, Mary SanGiovanni, Josh Malerman, Brenda S. Tolian, Jeremy Robert Johnson, Maryse Meijer and Gabino Iglesias.
Gather 'round and listen in as author Evan Winter answers questions about his series, The Burning, writing, life, and other bookish topics. The Fires of Vengeance (The Burning #2) hit shelves on 11/10/20.
Gather 'round while Richard and David chat about life, writing, Sandman Slim, and much more! Ballistic Kiss (Sandman Slim #11), which is the penultimate volume of the series, hits bookshelves on August 25th, so make sure to go pre-order yourself a copy! https://www.harpervoyagerbooks.com/bo...
Gather 'round and listen to Matt and David chat about life, writing, and Lovecraft. Lovecraft Country, Matt's 2016 novel, is hitting HBO as a new series starting August 16th. Make sure to check it out! https://www.hbo.com/lovecraft-country...
Gather 'round and listen to David chat with multi-genre writer, Laurel K. Hamilton. Topics include how Laurell became a writer, early influences in her career that are still seen in her works today, how she keeps Anita Blake a fresh voice in fiction, and a little bit about what we can expect from her newest novel, Sucker Punch, which hits on August 4th.
Gather 'round and listen to Django talk about his newest release, Ashes of the Sun (Burningblade and Silvereye #1), his writing process, influences over the years, and just how his quarantine hair doesn't care (maybe). Ashes of the Sun is available everywhere NOW!
Gather 'round and listen to the newest episode of Authors on a Podcast Talking Books featuring author Sarah Kozloff. Jason (aka TravelingCloak) takes the reigns and chats with Sarah about her Nine Realms series, writing, and everything else under the sun.
A Queen in Hiding (The Nine Realms #1)
The Queen of Raiders(The Nine Realms #2)
A Broken Queen (The Nine Realms #3)
The Cerulean Queen (The Nine Realms #4)
Sarah on Socials:
Come check out David's chat with author Anthony Ryan. Topics include Anthony's writing process and how it has changed over the years, writing influences then and now, thoughts on self-publishing vs traditional, and tons about his novels including the upcoming "The Black Song (Raven's Blade #2) which hits on August 4th.
The Lady of Crows (Raven's Shadow #0.5)
Blood Song (Raven's Shadow #1)
The Lord Collector (Raven's Shadow #1.5)
Tower Lord (Raven's Shadow #2)
Queen of Fire (Raven's Shadow #3)
A Duel of Evils (Raven's Shadow #3.5)
Many Are the Dead (Raven's Shadow #3.6)
The Wolf's Call (Raven's Blade #1)
The Black Song (Raven's Blade #2)
The Waking Fire (The Draconis Memoria #1)
The Legion of Flame (The Draconis Memoria #2)
The Empire of Ashes (The Draconis Memoria #3)
A Pilgrimage of Swords (The Seven Swords #1)
The Kraken's Tooth (The Seven Swords #2)
Slab City Blues
Gather 'round and listen to author Andrea Stewart talk about how she became a writer, influences throughout the years, a good bit about her debut novel, The Bone Shard Daughter (The Drowning Empire #1), which hits September 8th, 2020 from Orbit, and much more. She will even be reading an excerpt from Chapter 2 of her debut (an excerpt from Chapter 1 can be found on i09 here: https://io9.gizmodo.com/a-royal-rejec...)
Chatting w/ fantasy author Devin Madson about her Orbit fantasy debut, We Ride the Storm (The Reborn Empire #1), the sequels, her Vengeance Trilogy receiving a reboot with Orbit Books, the transition from self-publishing to traditional, her writing process, and much more.
Gather 'round and listen to Nick read an excerpt from his debut novel, The Kingdom of Liars, which just released on May 5th from Gollancz / Gallery Books. Nick also gives a little insight into Book 2 of the series, which is set to release in March of 2021.
To grab a copy of The Kingdom of Liars, follow this link: https://amzn.to/2XFxqHY
Gather 'round and listen to Tim Meyer read a short story from his collection "Black Star Constellations". The short story is called "How to Kill a Bear with a Bow and Arrow", which can also be found in his short novel, "The Switch House".
Link to Tim's "Dead Daughters' book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMYNX...
Come join panelists Devin Madson, Jeremy Szal, Nick Martell, Sam Hawke, and Scott Drakeford about surviving debut novels. Whether it is the process of writing and submitting, cover design or editing, celebrating each step in the process, or what to do once your debut is out in the world.
Devin Madson - https://amzn.to/3cJ23CH
Jeremy Szal - https://amzn.to/2WIXov3
Nick Martell - https://amzn.to/3cJFQV4
Sam Hawke - https://amzn.to/2WFm07Z
Scott Drakeford - https://scottdrakeford.com/
Gather 'round and listen to Karen Osborne, Marina Lostetter, Megan O'Keefe, Paul Krueger, and Ryan Van Loan discuss the journey of getting published. From writing a novel to finding an agent, submitting to publishers to pub day, they discuss the beginning, the end, and everything in-between.
Karen Osborne - https://amzn.to/3e0lnMb
Marina Lostetter - https://amzn.to/3dXyg9M
Megan O'Keefe - https://amzn.to/2zSbMIc
Paul Krueger - https://amzn.to/2z01iXz
Ryan Van Loan - https://amzn.to/3cKNzCn
Gather 'round and listen to Alina Boyden, Miles Cameron, M. R. Carey, Myke Cole, and Peter V. Brett discuss writing. Does it really get any better? I submit than it cannot.
Alina Boyden - https://amzn.to/2X5TVWh
Miles Cameron / Christian Cameron - https://amzn.to/2Tj2yM7 / https://amzn.to/3cMve80
M. R. Carey - https://amzn.to/2Zr4jej
Myke Cole - https://amzn.to/2z86dWi
Peter V. Brett - https://amzn.to/3bJF8G0
Come check out the "World-building. What's Up With That?" panel with authors Andrea Stewart, Brian Naslund, Justin T. Call, Luke Arnold, and Mike Shackle. Is world-building important? What about rich history? Aren't characters more integral to the story? Let's find out!
Andrea Stewart - https://amzn.to/2X5Nket
Brian Naslund - https://amzn.to/3cHfFyh
Justin T. Call - https://amzn.to/3bIiMoD
Luke Arnold - https://amzn.to/2WHFRDn
Mike Shackle - https://amzn.to/2AIcqJ7
Come check out Dyrk Ashton, Jonathan French, Jonathan Wood, Josiah Bancroft, and Michael Fletcher chat about all things publishing (traditional and self), what are the pros and cons to both, and if, in fact, all of these people are the same person.
Dyrk Ashton - https://amzn.to/3fZSDoE
Jonathan French - https://amzn.to/2LCutCv
Jonathan Wood / Jon Hollins - https://amzn.to/3fWlTwx / https://amzn.to/2ZetqAB
Josiah Bancroft - https://amzn.to/3cHdXx7
Michael R. Fletcher - https://amzn.to/2z7v1xD
Come hang out with Anna Stephens, Ben Galley, David Wragg, Peter McLean, and Rob J. Hayes as they discuss the differences between the three (3) sub-genres of fantasy, why they chose to write in those sub-genres, and if fitting into those molds hinders them at all.
Anna Stephens - https://amzn.to/3dTdRmb
Ben Galley - https://amzn.to/3cIVvEe
David Wragg - https://amzn.to/3bGN8HS
Peter McLean - https://amzn.to/2WEAvsK
Rob J. Hayes - https://amzn.to/3cD62AN
Settle in while Angus Watson, Anna Smith Spark, Gareth Hanrahan, Matthew Ward & RJ Barker discuss magic systems, their place in fantasy, and whether or not they are a requirement for great fantasy storytelling.
Angus Watson - https://amzn.to/2AvWcCu
Anna Smith Spark - https://amzn.to/3dWzke0
Gareth Hanrahan - https://amzn.to/2z6DPns
Matthew Ward - https://amzn.to/367c3mZ
RJ Barker - https://amzn.to/3dUse9H
On this episode, David chats with author David Wragg.
Discussion includes topics like life in general during these.... weird times, David's job history which he says isn't all that interesting (it is), and a ton about his debut novel, The Black Hawks (Articles of Faith #1) and how it compares to all of the books people think it should.
David's works include:
The Black Hawks (Articles of Faith #1)
Untitled (Articles of Faith #2) - TBD
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On this episode, David chats with debut author Jeremy Szal.
Discussion includes topics like the journey to getting published by Gollancz, science fiction influences throughout the years, and TONS about his debut novel, Stormblood (The Common #1), hitting on June 4th.
Jeremy's works include:
Stormblood (The Common #1) - June 4th, 2020
Untitled (The Common #2) - TBD 2021
Untitled (The Common #3) - TBD 2022
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On this episode, David chats with debut author Nathan Ballingrud.
Discussion includes topics like seeing his stories receive the Hollywood treatment, how he really feels about labels, writing morally grey characters, and much more!
Nathan's works include:
North American Lake Monsters
Wounds: Six Stories from the Border of Hell
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On this episode, David chats with debut author Ryan Van Loan.
Discussion includes topics like international travel and how that influenced world-building, writing influences throughout the years, his upcoming debut novel, The Sin in the Steel (The Fall of the Gods #1), and Ryan even gives David a chance to answer a couple of questions.
Ryan's works include:
The Sin in the Steel (The Fall of the Gods #1) - July 21st, 2020
Untitled (The Fall of the Gods #2) - TBD
Untitled (The Fall of the Gods #3) - TBD
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On this episode, David chats with author Nicholas Eames.
Discussion includes topics like not always being able to hide your nerdy side, the sheer amount of rock music Nicholas went through while writing the first two (2) books of The Band, their shared loved for the artwork of Richard Anderson, and much much more.
Nicholas's works include:
Kings of the Wyld (The Band #1)
Bloody Rose (The Band #2)
Outlaw Empire (The Band #3) - TBD
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On this episode, David chats with author Nick Martell.
Discussion includes topics like WWOOFing in Ireland, Coming to America and having to learn English for the 2nd time, what it is like being a RA (Resident Assistant) at a super rural university, and a ton about his debut novel, The Kingdom of Liars (The Legacy of the Mercenary King #1).
Nick's works include:
The Kingdom of Liars (The Legacy of the Mercenary King #1)
Untitled (The Legacy of the Mercenary King #2)
Untitled (The Legacy of the Mercenary King #3)
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On this episode, David chats with author Rob J. Hayes.
Discussion includes topics like working in insurance for a time (and hating every second of it), his escape to Fiji for 3 months, what it is like going through Mark Lawrence's SPFBO for the 3rd time, and a glimpse into his new trilogy, The War Eternal, commenced by Along the Razor's Edge.
Rob's works include:
Along the Razor's Edge (The War Eternal #1)
The Lessons Never Learned (The War Eternal #2) - April 28th, 2020
From Cold Ashes Risen (The War Eternal #3) - May 26th, 2020
City of Kings
The Heresey Within (The Ties that Bind #1)
The Colour of Vengeance (The Ties that Bind #2)
The Price of Faith (The Ties that Bind #3)
It Takes a Thief to Catch a Sunrise (It Takes a Thief... #1)
It Takes a Thief to Start a Fire (It Takes a Thief...#2)
Never Die (The Mortal Techniques)
Where Loyalties Lies (Best Laid Plans #1)
The Fifth Empire of Man (Best Laid Plans #2)
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Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/rob.hayes.14661
On this episode, David chats with author Max Barry.
Discussion includes topics like pretending to sell high-end computer systems for Hewlett-Packard, his writing influences from childhood to now, how his writing process has been refined over the years, and a good bit about his newest release, Providence, which just hit shelves on 3/31/20.
Max's works include:
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On this episode, David chats with author Jon Skovron.
Discussion includes topics like his wide range of careers before becoming a full-time writer, why the change from Young Adult to Adult fiction, why Animal Crossing: New Horizons is so popular right now, and the influences behind his new trilogy, The Goddess War, starting with The Ranger of Marzanna (4/21).
Jon's works include:
The Hacker's Key - September 1st, 2020
Hope and Red (Empire of Storms #1)
Bane and Shadow (Empire of Storms #2)
Blood and Tempest (Empire of Storms #3)
Man Made Boy (Man Made Boy #1)
The Broken Wondrous World (Man Made Boy #2)
The Ranger of Marzanna (The Goddess War #1) - April 21st, 2020
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On this episode, David chats with author Mike Shackle.
Discussion includes topics like his work experiences around the world, his work/family/writing balance, influences and recommendations galore, and a good bit about his debut, We Are the Dead. Also included in this episode is the entirety of the Opening Prayer and Chapter 1 of We Are the Dead, read for you by Nicola Bryant (Peri - Doctor Who)
Mike's works include:
We Are the Dead (The Last War #1)
A Fool's Hope (The Last War #2) - Oct 2020
Untitled (The Last War #3) - 2021
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On this episode, David chats with author Anna Smith Spark.
Discussion includes topics like her unusual shoe collection, influences for her literary prose style, the Empires of Dust trilogy, being allowed out once a day for a stroll, and much more.
Anna's works include:
The Court of Broken Knives (Empires of Dust #1)
The Tower of Living and Dying (Empires of Dust #2)
The House of Sacrifice (Empires of Dust #3)
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On this episode, David chats with author Dan Stout.
Discussion includes topics like writing fiction vs non-fiction, authors having ever-growing TBR piles just like readers do, geeking out over cover deigns by Chris McGrath, and glimpses into his Carter Archives series.
Dan's works include:
Titanshade (The Carter Archives #1)
Titan's Day (The Carter Archives #2) - April 7th, 2020
Untitled (The Carter Archives #3) - TBD 2021
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On this episode, David chats with author Adam Cesare
Discussion includes topics like his YouTube review show, horror movies on horror movies on horror novels, figuring out life with COVID, and his upcoming novel, Clown in a Cornfield, hitting shelves on August 25th.
Adam's works include:
Clown in a Cornfield (08/25/20)
The Blackest Eyes
The Con Season
The First One You Expect
The Summer Job
Zero Lives Remaining
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YouTube: Adam Cesare
On this episode, David chats with author James Rollins.
Discussion includes topics like writing books while spaying and neutering pets, growing up a fan of Crichton and Cussler, what influences his writing, and a good bit about his upcoming novel, The Last Odyssey, which is #15 in his best-selling Sigma Force series.
James's works include:
Sigma Force: Sandstorm / Map of Bones / Black Order / The Judas Strain / The Last Oracle / The Doomsday Key / The Devil Colony / Bloodline / The Eye of God / The 6th Extinction / The Bone Labyrinth / The Seventh Plague / The Demon Crown / Crucible / The Last Odyssey (3/24)
Tucker Wayne: The Kill Switch / War Hawk
and many more!
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On this episode, David chats with voice-over artist Peter Kenny.
Discussion includes topics like bringing Geralt of Rivia to life in Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher Saga, his recording audition that landing him Ian M. Banks' catalog of novels including the Culture series, working his way up the ladder in the Theatre, and much much more.
Peter's works include:
Master of Sorrows (The Silent Gods #1) by Justin T. Call
The Corporation Wars Trilogy by Ken MacLeod
The Culture Series by Ian M. Banks
84K / The Fifteen Lives of Harry August / The Gameshouse / The Pursuit of William Abbey / Touch by Claire North
The Royal Institute of Magic Series by Victor Kloss
The Witcher Saga by Andrzej Sapkowski
and many more!
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On this episode, David chats with author John Marrs.
Discussion includes topics like COVID-19 insanity, working as a freelance journalist, ignoring Goodreads for Goodreason, and tons about his novels, including 'The One' (soon to be a major Netflix Original series) and the upcoming 'What Lies Between Us' hitting shelves on May 15th.
John's works include:
Her Last Move
The Good Samaritan
The Minders (TBD)
Welcome to Wherever You Are
What Lies Between Us (May 15th, 2020)
When You Disappeared
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On this episode, David chats with author Stephen Graham Jones.
Discussion includes topics like hacky sackin' with the cool crowd, living off Long John Silver's crumbs for a time, what his magnum opus would look like, and a ton about some of his more recent novels (especially The Only Good Indians, which holds a special place in David's heart).
Stephen's works include:
After the People Lights Have Gone Off
All the Beautiful Sinners
Mapping the Interior
Night of the Mannequins (July 14th, 2020)
The Last Final Girl
The Ones That Got Away
The Only Good Indians (May 19th, 2020)
and many more...
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On this episode, David chats with actor and fantasy author Luke Arnold.
Discussion includes topics like a questionable but enjoyable career move as a comedic magician, his time as John Silver on the Starz hit TV series 'Black Sails', the toilet paper crisis in Australia, and a ton about his writing process, including discussion surrounding The Fetch Phillips Archives.
Luke's works include:
The Last Smile in Sunder City (The Fetch Phillips Archives #1)
Dead Man in a Ditch (The Fetch Phillips Archives #2)
Untitled (The Fetch Phillips Archives #3)
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On this episode, David chats with fantasy author Brian Naslund.
Discussion includes topics like growing up in Maryland without a fondness for crab cakes, doing his best Oliver Twist impression when it came to finding work at a young age, not being a fan of sports but a fan of sports puns, and a good bit about his Dragons of Terra series.
Brian's works include:
Blood of an Exile (Dragons of Terra #1)
Sorcery of a Queen (Dragons of Terra #2) - August 4th 2020
Untitled Book 3 (Dragons of Terra #3) - Summer/Fall 2021
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On this episode, David chats with author T. Frohock.
Discussion includes topics like being an avid reader while working in a library (can't even fathom how difficult controlling oneself must be), being influenced by the Father of Horror himself, Stephen King, and a ton about her Los Nefilim series.
Teresa's works include:
In Midnight's Silence (Los Nefilim #1)
Without Light or Guide (Los Nefilim #2)
The Second Death (Los Nefilim #3)
Where Oblivion Lives (Los Nefilim #4)
Carved from Stone and Dream (Los Nefilim #5)
A Song with Teeth (Los Nefilim #6)
Miserere: An Autumn Tale
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On this episode, David chats with author Christian Cameron.
Discussion includes topics like being a dedicated reenactor, becoming an Instagram pastry sensation, having an author as a father, and a TON about his books and influences.
Christian's works include:
-Long War Series (Killer of Men, Marathon: Freedom or Death, Poseidon's Spear, The Great King, Salamis, Rage of Ares)
-Tyrant Series (Tyrant, Tyrant: Storm of Arrows, Tyrant: Funeral Games, King of Bosporus, Tryant: Destroyer of Cities, Tyrant: Force of Kings)
-Chivalry Series (The Ill-Made Knight, The Long Sword, The Green Count, Sword of Justice)
-The Traitor Son Cycle Series (The Red Knight, The Fell Sword, The Dread Wyrm, A Plague of Swords, The Fall of Dragons)
-Masters & Mages Trilogy (Cold Iron, Dark Forge, Bright Steel)
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On this episode, David chats with author Matthew Ward..
Discussion includes topics like working for Games Workshop, growing up on Tolkien and Brooks, and what we can expect from his Orbit fantasy debut, Legacy of Ash (Legacy Trilogy #1)
Matthew's works include:
Legacy of Ash (Legacy Trilogy #1)
Legacy of Steel (Legacy Trilogy #2) - Late 2020?
Queen of Eventide
Shadow of the Raven (The Reckoning #1)
and many more...
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On this episode, David chats with author Tim Meyer.
Discussion includes topics like craft beer enthusiasm, growing up along the Jersey Shore, their mutual love of the Scholastic Book Fair, and a ton about Tim's library of novels including his upcoming release, Dead Daughters (April 16th).
Tim's works include:
69: A Short Novel of Cosmic Horror
Black Star Constellations
Dead Daughters (April 16th, 2020)
In the House of Mirrors
Kill Hill Carnage
Limbs: A Love Story
The Switch House
and many more...
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On this episode, David chats with horror and dark fantasy writer Tim Lebbon.
Discussion includes topics like whiskey nights with Josh Malerman, becoming an endurance athlete, seeing his novel The Silence become a film on Netflix, and his upcoming novel, Eden, hitting shelves on April 7th from Titan Books.
Tim's works include:
Alien: Out of the Shadows
Eden (Out April 7th, 2020)
Into the Void: Star Wars Legends (Dawn of the Jedi)
Relics (Relics #1)
The Folded Land (Relics #2)
The Edge (Relics #3)
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On this episode, David chats with fantasy author Justin Travis Call.
Discussion includes topics like being a HAAAAAAAAAARvard man, using a recreation center for writing instead of working out, and a bit about his upcoming novel, Master of Sorrows.
Justin's works include:
Master of Sorrows (The Silent Gods #1) [Currently available in the UK; US release 02/25/2020]
Master Artificer (The Silent Gods #2) [TBD]
Master of the Fallen (The Silent Gods #3) [TBD]
Untitled (The Silent Gods #4) [TBD]
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On this episode, David chats with fantasy author Peter McLean.
Discussion includes topics like his War for the Rose Throne series, working in IT for a living, and multiple book recommendations which all seem to come from Orbit.
Peter's works include:
Drake (The Burned Man #1)
Dominion (The Burned Man #2)
Damnation (The Burned Man #3)
Priest of Lies (War for the Rose Throne #1)
Priest of Bones (War for the Rose Throne #2)
Priest of Gallows (War for the Rose Throne #3) - expected 2021
Stories in the Warhammer 40k Universe (Baphomet by Night, Lightning Run, Sand Lords, No Hero)
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On this episode, David chats with horror author Kealan Patrick Burke.
Discussion includes topics like how GRRM should end Game of Thrones, why it sucks to be a waiter in a restaurant, how Kealan and David are both currently watching McMillion$, and maybe a bit about Kealan's library of releases.
Kealan's works include:
Dead of Winter
The Turtle Boy
We Live Inside Your Eyes
and MANY more
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On this episode, David chats with science fiction writer Mike Chen.
Discussion includes topics like hockey, watching Star Wars in the "Machete Order", and the Coronavirus epidemic spreading right after the release of A Beginning at the End (coincidence?).
Mike's works include:
Here and Now and Then
A Beginning at the End
We Could Be Heroes (January 2021 [tentative])
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On this episode, David chats with voice actor Marc Thompson.
Discussion includes topics like Star Wars (obviously), The Mandalorian (OBVIOUSLY), and coming up with new voices thanks to the lovely people of NYC. David also calls out someone named Andy Sudeikis for punching The Child when it is definitely Jason (sorry not sorry).
Marc's works include:
Narration for over 90 audiobooks including 40+ Star Wars Audiobooks
Voiceovers for Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, MTV's Daria, and many more.
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On this episode, David chats with fantasy writer Josiah Bancroft.
Discussion includes topics like Mark Lawrence's Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off, the journey from self-publishing to getting a book deal with Orbit, and how being an Art Major at Auburn was not Josiah's niche.
Josiah's works include:
Senlin Ascends (The Books of Babel #1)
Arm of the Sphinx (The Books of Babel #2)
The Hod King (The Books of Babel #3)
Untitled (The Books of Babel #4) - Tentatively scheduled for a 2021 Release
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On this episode, David chats with thriller writer CJ Tudor.
Discussion includes topics like Robert Downey Jr showing her his chest, having to choose between being a best-selling author or the Prime Minister, and her upcoming novel, The Other People.
CJ's works include:
The Chalk Man
The Hiding Place
The Other People - 01/28/20
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On this episode, David, alongside FanFiAddict co-reviewer, David S, chats with fantasy author Evan Winter.
Discussion includes topics like growing up in Africa vs living now in Canada, Evan's background in cinematography, self publishing vs traditional, and what inspired Evan to write The Burning series.
Evan's works include:
The Rage of Dragons (The Burning #1)
The Fires of Vengeance (The Burning #2) - 07/14/2020
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On this episode, David chats with fantasy author Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan.
Discussion includes topics like moonlighting as a game designer, the requirement of a baby manual, and how David can't keep the books he has read in order. Oh, and they talk a little bit about The Black Iron Legacy.
Gareth's works include:
The Gutter Prayer (The Black Iron Legacy #1)
The Shadow Saint (The Black Iron Legacy #2) - 01/07/20
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On this episode, David chats with horror author Josh Malerman.
Discussion includes topics like life on the road as a musician, walking down the red carpet with Sandra Bullock, and his upcoming novel, Malorie.
Josh's works include:
Black Mad Wheel
On This, The Day of the Pig
Malorie (July 21st, 2020)
Ghastle and Yule (novella)
The House at the Bottom of the Lake (novella)
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On this episode, David chats with horror author Andy Davidson.
Discussion includes topics like Star Wars fandom, growing up on a healthy dose of King and Koontz, and horror in today's culture.
Andy's works include:
In the Valley of the Sun
The Boatman's Daughter (02/11/2020)
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On this episode, David chats with debut author Sean Adams
Discussion includes topics like writing satire for a living, rerecording due to technical issues, and attempting to draw comics as a child. Oh, and a lot about his upcoming debut novel, The Heap.
Sean's works include:
Short fiction that has appeared in Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, the Normal School, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and Arkansas International.
The Heap (01/07/20)
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On this episode, David chats with fantasy author Jonathan Wood aka Jon Hollins.
Discussion includes topics like writing on trains, playing Dragon Age into the witching hour, and his relationship to the VanderMeers.
Jonathan's works include:
Arthur Wallace Quadrilogy (No Hero, Yesterday's Hero, Anti-Hero, Broken Hero)
The Dragon Lords Trilogy [written as Jon Hollins] (Fool's Gold, False Idols, Bad Faith)
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On this episode, David chats with fantasy author Angus Watson.
Discussion includes topics like searching for bigfoots, failed shuttle launches, and his two (2) historical fantasy trilogies
Angus's current works include:
Iron Age Trilogy (Age of Iron, Clash of Iron, Reign of Iron)
West of West Trilogy (You Die When You Die, The Land You Never Leave, Where Gods Fear to Go)
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David attends Noir at the Bar, where local and national crime writers read excerpts from their current and future works (with a side of murder ballads). Readers include Jeff Strand, Hank Early, David Powell, Andy Davidson, Nathan Ballingrud, Roger Johns, Emily Carpenter, Matt Weber, and Robert McCammon.
On this episode, David chats with fantasy and science fiction author Michael R. Fletcher.
Discussion includes topics like books (obviously), his inability to write YA fiction, why he doesn't have a grimdark moniker, and much more.
Michael's current works include:
Manifest Delusions Trilogy (Beyond Redemption, The Mirror's Truth, Swarm and Steel)
Smoke and Stone (City of Sacrifice #1)
Ghosts of Tomorrow
A Collection of Obsessions
The Millennial Manifesto
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