Episode 42 | Ian Tregillis

Ian Tregillis holds a Ph.D. in physics for his research on radio galaxies and quasars, and is an alumnus of the Clarion workshop. He is the author of seven novels: The Milkweed Triptych (BITTER SEEDS, THE COLDEST WAR, and NECESSARY EVIL), SOMETHING MORE THAN NIGHT, and the Alchemy Wars trilogy (THE MECHANICAL, THE RISING, and THE LIBERATION). His short fiction has appeared in venues including Tor.com, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Popular Science, Best New Horror, and The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year. He is a member of George R. R. Martin’s WILD CARDS writing consortium. He lives in New Mexico, where he consorts with writers, scientists, and other rogues.

Episode 41 | E.M. Whittaker

***GIVEAWAY: E.M. Whittaker would like to give one winner a signed copy of Turbulence.***

E.M. began writing when she turned 13 with fanfiction, but considered fictional writing after creating original characters and backstories within fandom universes. After extensive encouragement and building up her fanbase, E.M. plunged into original writing in 2012, specializing in paranormal mystery, urban fantasy and psychological thrillers.

She learned about the writing and publishing world while working at Borders Bookstores from 2008-2011, participating in running various book signings with indie authors, connecting with others and reading vast material to find her calling. After Borders shut down, she worked at Amazon in their Print on Demand (or Make on Demand) department, where E.M. learned about the expectations for self-publishing with CreateSpace and their software. After a year of working in this department, E.M. left the corporate world to pursue her dream in writing.

Episode 40 | Terry Maggert

Terry Maggert stops by to talk about the important thing in life. . . food. We also talk about his books.
Left-handed. Father of an apparent nudist. Husband to a half-Norwegian. Herder of cats and dogs. Lover of pie. I write books. I’ve had an unhealthy fascination with dragons since the age of– well, for a while. Native Floridian. Current Tennessean. Location subject to change based on insurrection, upheaval, or availability of coffee. Nine books and counting, with no end in sight. You’ve been warned.

Episode 39 | Chris Kennedy

A bestselling Science Fiction/Fantasy author, speaker, and publisher, Chris Kennedy is a former naval aviator and elementary school principal. Chris’ stories include the “Theogony” and “Codex Regius” science fiction trilogies and stories in the “Four Horsemen” military scifi series. Come and learn more about this great author.