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Under The Radar SFF Podcast

Under The Radar SFF Podcast

By Blaise Ancona

Promoting and sharing Fantasy and Science Fiction books that are either lost, forgotten, or need a bigger audience
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Fantasy Subgenre Overview - Classical Fantasy

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Author Interview with Brian Staveley - Author of The Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne
Author Interview with Brian Staveley - Author of The Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne
I am pleased to be joined by epic fantasy author Brian Staveley on my podcast.  I have been a long time fan of his work for almost a decade!  We go into a deep dive of his work, chracters vs plot being the most important element in a novel, and so much more.  I hope you all enjoy this one as it was a pleasure to have Brian on with me.  Cheers!
41:27
October 19, 2022
Author Interview with Christopher Brenning - Author of The Hellborn King Saga
Author Interview with Christopher Brenning - Author of The Hellborn King Saga
I am please to be joined by Grimdark fantasy author Christopher Brenning.  We discuss his debut novel, inspirations, and future plans for the series.  We even get into a long discussion on A Game of Thrones.  Fantastic series and I had a blast with Christopher.  
35:53
October 15, 2022
Author Interview with Mark Timmony - Author of the Eye of Eternity Series
Author Interview with Mark Timmony - Author of the Eye of Eternity Series
I am pleased to be joined by epic fantasy author Mark Timmony on my podcast.  Mark is the author of The Blood of The Spear and newly published novella Starbinder.  We discuss Wheel of Time, Dragonlance, and Wars of Light and Shadow as influences for Mark's work.  Plus what to expect when diving into this series.  Cheers!
37:51
August 30, 2022
Author Interview with J.T. Greathouse - Author of The Pact and Pattern Trilogy
Author Interview with J.T. Greathouse - Author of The Pact and Pattern Trilogy
I am pleased to be joined on my podcast by Epic Fantasy author J.T. Greathouse.  His debut novel, The Hand of the Sun King was a favorite read of mine in 2021.  Gardens of Empire has already been released and it does not disappoint.  If you are looking for a first person story with magic, war, and gods with an Asian inspired novel then this is the series for you!
32:37
August 14, 2022
Diving into Curse of the Mistwraith
Diving into Curse of the Mistwraith
Join me as I host a panel of readers, authors, and Janny Wurts herself to discuss our experiences reading Curse of the Mistwraith.  The first hour is a spoiler free discussion with the panel followed by a giveaway announcment which is still live.  The second hour we get into spoilers for Curse and we had a fantastic time.  Thank you to all my guests as well as Janny for writting this incredible series.
01:48:35
August 02, 2022
Fantasy Subgenre - Grimdark
Fantasy Subgenre - Grimdark
Today we take a look at Grimdark Fantasy novels.  The origins, best places to start, and a few under the radar reccomendations as well.  I hope you all enjoy!
16:59
July 25, 2022
Author Interview with Matthew Wolf - Author of The Ronin Saga
Author Interview with Matthew Wolf - Author of The Ronin Saga
I am pleased to be joined by Matthew Wolf on my latest podcast episode.  We discuss the Ronin Saga, how to be productive as a author on kickstarter, and the excitement around his new book Skytheif.  A progression fantasy in the same vain as The Cradle Series.   
45:24
July 15, 2022
Author Interview with Mike Shackle - Author of The Last War Trilogy
Author Interview with Mike Shackle - Author of The Last War Trilogy
I am pleased to be joined by Grimdark Fantasy Author Mike Shackle on my Podcast.  The Last War Trilogy is one of the top Grimdark fantasy series you can buy today and the concluding volume Until The Last is set to be published July 2022.  We talk about his series, art passion, and even his alter ego.  I hope you enjoy the episode!
35:36
April 13, 2022
Author Interview with Janny Wurts - Author of The Wars of Light and Shadow Series
Author Interview with Janny Wurts - Author of The Wars of Light and Shadow Series
It's my honor and privilege to welcome Janny Wurts to my podcast.  Janny is the international best seller author of over 20 books and offers her insight on the industry, science, and the creation of her 11 book epic.  This has been a long time coming and I hope you enjoy our conversation!  https://www.paravia.com/JannyWurts/index.php
49:10
March 24, 2022
Author Interview with Ricardo Pinto - Author of The Stone Dance of The Chameleon Series
Author Interview with Ricardo Pinto - Author of The Stone Dance of The Chameleon Series
I'm pleased to be joined by author Ricardo Pinto.  Ricardo is the author of The Stone Dance of the Chameleon series, A dark fantasy like no other. Take a deep dive into his Mesoamerican Grimdark series if you can stomach it.  Inspirations and secrets about the series we go into detail.  I hope you enjoy it!   https://www.ricardopinto.com/
39:43
March 01, 2022
Author Interview with Ryan Cahill - Author of The Bound and the Broken Series
Author Interview with Ryan Cahill - Author of The Bound and the Broken Series
Please join me in welcoming Fantasy Author Ryan Cahill to the podcast.  We go full into his series, influences, and WOT commentary.  Plus when to expect book 3!  You can follow his twitter @RCahillAuthor and visit his website for a free novella when you sign up for the newsletter https://ryancahillauthor.com/
41:47
February 07, 2022
Author Interview with Tim Hardie - Author of Hall of Bones and SPFBO Finalist
Author Interview with Tim Hardie - Author of Hall of Bones and SPFBO Finalist
I'm please to be joined by Tim Hardie on my podcast.  Hall of Bones was one of my favorite books of 2020 and we go into his series, recommendations, and what's in store for Tim's next series!  Be sure to tune in!  Reading Suggestions - All of the SPFBO Finalist
41:11
January 28, 2022
Author Interview with Paige L. Christie - Author of The Legacies of Arnan Series
Author Interview with Paige L. Christie - Author of The Legacies of Arnan Series
I'm pleased to welcome Author Paige L. Christie to my podcast.  We discuss her Legacies of Arnan series, history, great books and so much more.
35:35
January 26, 2022
Author Interview with P.L. Stuart - Author of A Drowned Kingdom
Author Interview with P.L. Stuart - Author of A Drowned Kingdom
Please help me welcome debut fantasy author P.L. Stuart to my podcast.  We had a blast talking about A Drowned Kingdom and so much more!
33:50
January 12, 2022
Author Interview - Jeff Speight Author of Paladin Unbound.
Author Interview - Jeff Speight Author of Paladin Unbound.
I am pleased to welcome Fantasy Author Jeff Speight to the podcast to discuss his debut novel Paladin Unbound.  We discuss writing, family life, underrated series, and so much more!
32:52
December 10, 2021
Fantasy Series Overview - The Faithful and the Fallen by John Gwynne
Fantasy Series Overview - The Faithful and the Fallen by John Gwynne
A series overview for my favorite Epic Fantasy series, The Faithful and the Fallen by John Gwynne.  Just talking about these characters once again makes me want to jump right back in.
17:28
December 08, 2021
Fantasy Subgenre Overview - Weird Westerns
Fantasy Subgenre Overview - Weird Westerns
Episode #2 in my Fantasy subgenre series.  I discuss my experience with Weird Westerns and give several recommendations for readers to enjoy!
16:60
November 10, 2021
Series Overview - The Songs of the Shattered Sands by Bradley P. Beaulieu
Series Overview - The Songs of the Shattered Sands by Bradley P. Beaulieu
My overview of The Songs of The Shattered Sands series by Bradley P. Beaulieu.  6 book epic fantasy series in the desert city of Sharakhai with: Kings, Gods, female main POV, riddles, sword fights, and so much more!
15:20
October 29, 2021
Author Interview - Alexander Darwin Author of The Combat Codes
Author Interview - Alexander Darwin Author of The Combat Codes
Please welcome Alexander Darwin to the show!  We discuss his Sci-fi Trilogy, Mixed Martial Arts, Final Fantasy, and so much more!
40:07
October 22, 2021
Fantasy Subgenre Overview - Classical Fantasy
Fantasy Subgenre Overview - Classical Fantasy
Episode 1 in my mini series about the Fantasy Subgenre's.  This first episode will cover Classical Fantasy
21:31
October 20, 2021
Author Interview - Sean Valiente Author of The Lightning Knight
Author Interview - Sean Valiente Author of The Lightning Knight
Pleased to welcome Sean Valiente to the podcast where we talk about his debut novel, publishing, T.V shows and so much more!
57:50
October 14, 2021
Series Overview - Shadows of the Apt by Adrian Tchaikovsky
Series Overview - Shadows of the Apt by Adrian Tchaikovsky
My deep dive review of Shadows of the Apt by Adrian Tchaikovsky.  A series that has been Under The Radar for far too long.
20:12
October 14, 2021
Introduction
Introduction
Welcome to my first episode of Under The Radar SFF Books Podcast and thank you for joining me!  Overview of what I hope to cover on my future episodes!
14:35
October 14, 2021