Category Archives: Interviews

Episode 44 | S.F. Edwards

S.F. Edwards is the author of The Spiral War series. A career of testing, evaluating and certifying military weapon systems and aircraft has given him an insight into military hardware and mindset that many science fiction authors do not. Years of teaching aerospace concepts and history has also helped him. Come and learn more about S.F. Edwards and his stories.

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, 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.

Episode 37 | Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde is the author of the Andre Norton- and Compton Crook Award-winning, Nebula-nominated novel Updraft (Tor 2015). She wrote an episode for Season 2 of The Witch Who Came In From The Cold, a series put out by Serial Box. Her short stories appear in Asimov’s,, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Shimmer, Nature, and the 2017 Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror. She writes for publications including The Washington Post,, Clarkesworld,, and
Come and learn more about Fran and her stories in this episode of 30-Minute Author Interviews.

Episode 36 | Franklin Horton


Franklin Horton lives and writes in the mountains of southwestern Virginia. He holds a B.A. in English. His first published novel, The Borrowed World, was published in May of 2015 and quickly became an Amazon bestseller. Since that time he’s continued that series with Ashes of the Unspeakable and Legion of Despair. He’s also begun a second series with the 2016 release of Locker Nine. His latest book, the fourth installment in The Borrowed World Series is called No Time For Mourning and will be released on Valentine’s Day 2017.