Category Archives: Interviews

Episode 33 | Scott Moon

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Scott Moon has been writing fantasy, science fiction, and urban fantasy for over thirty years. In 2012, he published Dragon Badge, a novel that took years to write. Realizing that the process never really gets easier, he continued with Dragon Attack, Dragon land and a series of science fiction books full of action and suspense. Currently he is working on a new military science fiction series (starting with Bayonet Dawn) more ambitious than previous novels.
Come and learn more about this author in this brand new podcast episode.

Episode 32 | L. Bachman

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Bachman first gained attention in the independent publishing community with her cover design of the collection entitled Murder, Mayhem, Monsters, and Mistletoe: An Anthology. This led to her working with several authors, including Lindy Spencer and Rae Ford. Following her work on the anthology, she wrote The Blasphemer Series: Maxwell Demon in January 2015. It was nominated for Indie Book of 2016 by Metamorph Publishing, along with her bestselling short Human Ouija.
Come and learn more about L. Bachman in this week’s podcast episode.

Episode 31 | Leighgendarium Reviewers

I wanted to do something special for the first episode of 2017. As you know, Michael David Anderson, Carol Kean, and Chris Fried do reviews for The Leighgendarium, but that is all you probably know about them. For this first episode of 2017, I interviewed each of them for about 15 minutes each and talk to them about how they got into reading and some of their favorite books from 2016.

Episode 30 | Daniel Arthur Smith

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Daniel Arthur Smith is the author of the international bestsellers Hugh Howey Lives, The Cathari Treasure, The Somali Deception, and a few other novels and short stories. He also curates the phenomenal short fiction series Tales from the Canyons of the Damned.
Come and listen to us talk about some of these stories and learn more about Daniel Arthur Smith.

Episode 29 | Year In Review With Hank Garner

2016 is almost “in the books.” Hank Garner had the idea of doing a Year In Review episode with me and then splitting it up between the two channels. This is Part 2 of that interview. You can find Part 1 over at Hank’s website.
In Part 1 Hank introduces his listeners to who I am, how/why I started The Leighgendarium and the podcast, we tackle Two Truths & A Lie, and we talk about what podcasting has allowed me to accomplish.
In Part 2 we talk about our favorite books, audiobooks, and music albums from 2016.

Episode 28 | Philip Harris

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Philip Harris is a speculative fiction author and video game developer. He has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies including Garbled Transmissions, So Long, and Thanks for All The Brains and James Ward Kirk’s Best of Horror 2013. He is the author of Glitch Mitchell and the Leah King series.
Come and learn more about this amazing author.

Episode 27 | Krista Walsh

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Krista Walsh is an author that I stumbled upon and I had to introduce myself to her. I am very excited to interview her and I hope you enjoy learning more about her.
Krista Walsh was born and raised around Ottawa, Ontario in the frozen wasteland of Canadia. The voices in her head started when she was 6 years old, and she satisfied them by writing her first short stories. From there, she went on to writing short novels throughout high school, progressing to full length novels during university. Krista self-published her first novel, Evensong, in January 2014, and made the leap to full-time authorhood in November 2015. She currently has 8 published works available, as well as contributions in numerous anthologies.

Episode 26 | Terry R. Hill

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Terry R Hill was so fun to talk to. He has worked for NASA since 1997 with a very satisfying career as an engineer and project manager spanning programs from the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station, space suit development, to exploration mission planning.
I talk with him about his career at NASA and how he incorporated that into his writing. Come and learn more in this author interview.

Episode 25 | Samuel Peralta

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Samuel Peralta is a physicist and storyteller. An Amazon bestselling author, he is also the creator of the acclaimed Future Chronicles series, with 18 (so far) consecutive titles ranking at the top of the Amazon Bestselling Anthology lists, many hitting the mainstream Top 10 Bestsellers list. His own work has been named in Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy.
His poetry has ranked #1 on Amazon, Goodreads, Twitter, and has been spotlighted in articles on Best American Poetry. Awards include from the BBC, the Digital Literature Institute, and the Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature.