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.
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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