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SFF Addicts

By Adrian M. Gibson & M.J. Kuhn

SFF Addicts is a weekly sci-fi, fantasy and writing craft podcast co-hosted by Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn, bringing you interviews and mini-masterclasses with your favorite SFF authors.

The full episode archive, as well as book reviews and essays, can be found at fanfiaddict.com. You can also subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where all episodes are available in full video.
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Ep. 13: Space Ooopera (with Adrian Tchaikovsky, J. S. Dewes & Jonathan Nevair)

SFF AddictsFeb 08, 2022

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Ep. 45: J.S. Dewes talks Rubicon, Military Sci-Fi, Fan Fiction & More

Ep. 45: J.S. Dewes talks Rubicon, Military Sci-Fi, Fan Fiction & More

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with sci-fi author J.S. Dewes about her new book Rubicon, its inspirations and how it (almost) broke her, The Divide series, military science fiction, films and screenwriting, fan fiction, video games, her evolving writing process and much more. NOTE: This is part one of a two-part chat with Jenny. Stayed tuned next week for her mini-masterclass on Video Game Writing. SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT OUR GUEST: J.S. Dewes is the author of The Last Watch and The Exiled Fleet, and her new book Rubicon is out on March 28. She is also a writer at the video game studio Humanoid Games. Find Jenny on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. ABOUT OUR HOSTS: Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel. Find Adrian on Twitter, Instagram or his personal website. M.J. Kuhn is the author of Among Thieves, her debut novel. Find M.J. on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or her personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Mar 21, 202348:37
TBRCon2023 Panel: What Makes a Good Villain? (with Anna Stephens, Michael R. Fletcher, K.S. Villoso, Stephen Aryan, Mike Shackle & Patricia A. Jackson)

TBRCon2023 Panel: What Makes a Good Villain? (with Anna Stephens, Michael R. Fletcher, K.S. Villoso, Stephen Aryan, Mike Shackle & Patricia A. Jackson)

Every week, we are highlighting a panel from TBRCon2023, looking back on the amazing variety of panels that we had the honor of hosting. This week, join moderator/author Anna Stephens and authors Michael R. Fletcher,  K.S. Villoso, Stephen Aryan, Mike Shackle and Patricia A. Jackson for a TBRCon2023 author panel on "What Makes a Good Villain?". SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT THE PANELISTS: Anna Stephens is Anna Stephens is the author of the Godblind trilogy, The Stone Knife, The Serpent and the Dead (a Marvel Comics tie-in novel) and more. Find Anna on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. Michael R. Fletcher is the author of The Obsidian Path series, the Manifest Delusions series, the City of Sacrifice series and more. Find Michael on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. K.S. Villoso is the author of the Chronicles of the Bitch Queen, Blackwood Marauders, Legacy of the Lost Mage series and more. Find Kay on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. Stephen Aryan is the author of the Quest for Heroes duology, the Age of Darkness and Age of Dread trilogies, as well as the forthcoming The Judas Blossom. Find Stephen on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Mike Shackle is the author of the Last War trilogy, including We Are the Dead, A Fool's Hope and Until the Last. Find Mike on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Patricia A. Jackson is the author of Forging A Nightmare, her debut novel. Find Patricia on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Mar 17, 202301:30:59
Ep. 44: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction with Chuck Wendig (Mini-Masterclass)

Ep. 44: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction with Chuck Wendig (Mini-Masterclass)

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Post-Apocalyptic Fiction with author Chuck Wendig. During the episode, Chuck digs into some fundamentals of the genre: what attracts people to apocalyptic narratives, how writers can tap into larger societal fears (like AI and nuclear war), fungi and fungal pandemics, the importance of hope in dire circumstances, creating believable characters in apocalyptic scenarios and more. NOTE: This is part two of a two-part chat with Chuck. Click here to check out part one. SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT OUR GUEST: Chuck Wendig is the bestselling author of The Book of Accidents, Wanderers, Wayward, Star Wars: Aftermath and more. Find Chuck on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. ABOUT OUR HOSTS: Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel. Find Adrian on Twitter, Instagram or his personal website. M.J. Kuhn is the author of Among Thieves, her debut novel. Find M.J. on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or her personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Mar 14, 202345:54
TBRCon2023 Panel: Plotting, Pantsing & Approaches to Writing (with Dan Fitzgerald, Chelsea Abdullah, Richard Swan, J.S. Dewes, Christian "Miles" Cameron & Brian Naslund)

TBRCon2023 Panel: Plotting, Pantsing & Approaches to Writing (with Dan Fitzgerald, Chelsea Abdullah, Richard Swan, J.S. Dewes, Christian "Miles" Cameron & Brian Naslund)

Every week, we are highlighting a panel from TBRCon2023, looking back on the amazing variety of panels that we had the honor of hosting. This week, join moderator/author Dan Fitzgerald and authors Chelsea Abdullah, Richard Swan, Christian "Miles" Cameron, J.S. Dewes and Brian Naslund for a TBRCon2023 author panel on "Plotting, Pantsing & Approaches to Writing." SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT THE PANELISTS: Dan Fitzgerald is the author of the Maer Cycle trilogy and the Weirdwater Confluence duology. Find Dan on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Chelsea Abdullah is the author of The Stardust Thief, her debut novel. Find Chelsea on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website.   Richard Swan is the author of The Justice of Kings and The Tyranny of Faith. Find Richard on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website.  Christian "Miles" Cameron is the author of Artifact Space, the Long War series, The Traitor Son Cycle and more. Find Miles on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. J. S. Dewes is the author of The Last Watch and The Exiled Fleet, and her new book Rubicon is out in March 2023. She is also a writer at the video game studio Humanoid Games. Find Jenny on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website.  Brian Naslund is the author The Dragons of Terra fantasy series,  including Blood of an Exile, Sorcery of a Queen and Fury of a Demon. Find Brian on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Mar 10, 202301:30:57
Ep. 43: Chuck Wendig talks Wanderers, Horror, Writing Advice & More

Ep. 43: Chuck Wendig talks Wanderers, Horror, Writing Advice & More

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with bestselling author Chuck Wending about his book Wanderers and its new sequel Wayward, his evolving writing process, his love of horror and writing in different genres, forging meaningful friendships in the writing community, being kind to yourself, hallucinations, fungi, parenting and much more. NOTE: This is part one of a two-part chat with Chuck. Stayed tuned next week for his mini-masterclass on Post-Apocalyptic Fiction. SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT OUR GUEST: Chuck Wendig is the bestselling author of The Book of Accidents, Wanderers, Wayward, Star Wars: Aftermath and more. Find Chuck on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. ABOUT OUR HOSTS: Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel. Find Adrian on Twitter, Instagram or his personal website. M.J. Kuhn is the author of Among Thieves, her debut novel. Find M.J. on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or her personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Mar 07, 202340:03
TBRCon2023 Panel: Gaslamp Fantasy & the Modern Gothic (with Krystle Matar, Ava Reid, Nicole Glover, HL Tinsley, Chris Patrick Carolan & Trudie Skies)

TBRCon2023 Panel: Gaslamp Fantasy & the Modern Gothic (with Krystle Matar, Ava Reid, Nicole Glover, HL Tinsley, Chris Patrick Carolan & Trudie Skies)

Every week, we are highlighting a panel from TBRCon2023, looking back on the amazing variety of panels that we had the honor of hosting. This week, join moderator/author Krystle Matar and authors Ava Reid, Nicole Glover, HL Tinsley, Chris Patrick Carolan and Trudie Skies for a TBRCon2023 author panel on "Gaslamp Fantasy & the Modern Gothic". SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT THE PANELISTS: Krystle Matar is the author of the Tainted Dominion series, including her debut novel Legacy of the Brightwash. Find Krystle on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. Ava Reid is the author of critically acclaimed and bestselling adult fantasies Juniper & Thorn and The Wolf and the Woodsman. Find Ava on Instagram, Amazon or her personal website. Nicole Glover is the author of the Murder and Magic series. Find Nicole on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. HL Tinsley is the author of The Vanguard Chronicles and more. Find HL on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. Chris Patrick Carolan is the author of The Nightshade Cabal and more. Find Chris on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Trudie Skies is the author of the gaslamp fantasy series The Cruel Gods. Find Trudie on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Mar 03, 202301:25:49
Ep. 42: Writing Beginnings with Chelsea Abdullah (Mini-Masterclass)

Ep. 42: Writing Beginnings with Chelsea Abdullah (Mini-Masterclass)

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Writing Beginnings with author Chelsea Abdullah. During the episode, Chelsea shares her takes on the intricacies of openings: why beginnings are so important (for both readers and agents/editors), balancing character and worldbuilding in an opening chapter, the pros and cons of prologues, kick-ass first lines, writing beginnings for multiple POV characters and more. NOTE: This is part two of a two-part chat with Chelsea Abdullah. Click here to check out part one. SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT OUR GUEST: Chelsea Abdullah is the author of The Stardust Thief, her debut novel. Find Chelsea on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. ABOUT OUR HOSTS: Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel. Find Adrian on Twitter, Instagram or his personal website. M.J. Kuhn is the author of Among Thieves, her debut novel. Find M.J. on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or her personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Feb 28, 202343:55
Author Roundtable: Indie Marketing (with Kian N. Ardalan, Ryan Cahill, Aparna Verma & Gourav Mohanty)

Author Roundtable: Indie Marketing (with Kian N. Ardalan, Ryan Cahill, Aparna Verma & Gourav Mohanty)

Join authors Kian N. Ardalan, Ryan Cahill, Aparna Verma and Gourav Mohanty for FanFiAddict's very first author roundtable! During the discussion, these four talented authors share their takes on Indie Marketing, exploring how they have marketed their books, methods for successful marketing, social media platforms and more. This is the first edition of our monthly AUTHOR ROUNDTABLE series, where we bring a handful of authors together to discuss a topic related to SF/F/H, writing craft, publishing and more. SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT THE PANELISTS: Kian N. Ardalan is the author of Eleventh Cycle, The Fantastically Underwhelming Epic and The Dragon's Heir. Find Kian on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Ryan Cahill is the author of the epic fantasy series The Bound and the Broken series, including Of Blood and Fire, Of Darkness and Light, Of War and Ruin, The Fall and The Exile. Find Ryan on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Aparna Verma is the author of The Phoenix King, her debut novel (which was previously self-published as The Boy with Fire). Find Aparna on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. Gourav Mohanty is the author of Sons of Darkness, his debut novel. Find Gourav on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Feb 24, 202302:06:35
Ep. 41: Chelsea Abdullah talks The Stardust Thief, Folklore, Discovery Writing & More

Ep. 41: Chelsea Abdullah talks The Stardust Thief, Folklore, Discovery Writing & More

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with author Chelsea Abdullah about how she got into writing, her debut novel The Stardust Thief, folklore inspirations and 1001 Nights, discovery writing and (not) planning things, writing The Ashfire King on contract, reverse outlining and much more. NOTE: This is part one of a two-part chat with Chelsea. Stayed tuned next week for her mini-masterclass on Writing Beginnings. SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT OUR GUEST: Chelsea Abdullah is the author of The Stardust Thief, her debut novel. Find Chelsea on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. ABOUT OUR HOSTS: Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel. Find Adrian on Twitter, Instagram or his personal website. M.J. Kuhn is the author of Among Thieves, her debut novel. Find M.J. on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or her personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Feb 21, 202357:18
TBRCon2023 Panel: What Attracts Us to Horror? (with Chuck Wendig, Delilah S. Dawson, P. Djèlí Clark, Jonathan Sims & CJ Leede)

TBRCon2023 Panel: What Attracts Us to Horror? (with Chuck Wendig, Delilah S. Dawson, P. Djèlí Clark, Jonathan Sims & CJ Leede)

Every week, we will be highlighting a panel from TBRCon2023, looking back on the amazing variety of panels that we had the honor of hosting. This week, join moderator/editor Sadie Hartmann and authors Chuck Wendig, Delilah S. Dawson, P. Djèlí Clark, Jonathan Sims and CJ Leede for a TBRCon2023 author panel on "What Attracts Us to Horror?". SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT THE PANELISTS: Sadie Hartmann is the co-owner of the horror fiction subscription company, Night Worms and the editor in chief of the horror fiction imprint, Dark Hart. Find Sadie on Twitter or at Night Worms. Chuck Wendig is the bestselling author of The Book of Accidents, Wanderers, Star Wars: Aftermath and more. Find Chuck on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Delilah Dawson is the New York Times bestselling author of The Violence, Star Wars: PHASMA, The Perfect Weapon and more. She and Kevin Hearne co-write The Tales of Pell series together. Find Delilah on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. P. Djèlí Clark is the award-winning author of Ring Shout, A Master of Djinn and more. Find Phenderson on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Jonathan Sims is the author of Thirteen Storeys, Family Business and more. He is also the mind and the voice behind the acclaimed horror podcast The Magnus Archives. Find Jonathan on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. CJ Leede is the author of Maeve Fly, her debut novel. Find CJ on Amazon. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Feb 17, 202301:20:37
Ep. 40: Audiobook Narration with Travis Baldree (Mini-Masterclass)

Ep. 40: Audiobook Narration with Travis Baldree (Mini-Masterclass)

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Audiobook Narration with author/narrator Travis Baldree. During the episode, Travis lays out everything there is to know (and hear) about narration: the appeal of narrating and listening to books, the exploding popularity of audiobooks, narrating Will Wight's Cradle series, his recording equipment and preparation process, what it's like working with authors, costs and methods for hiring a narrator and more. NOTE: This is part two of a two-part chat with Travis Baldree. Click here to check out part one. SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT OUR GUEST: Travis Baldree is the author of Legends & Lattes, as well as a professional audiobook narrator. Find Travis on Twitter, Amazon, Audible or his personal website. ABOUT OUR HOSTS: Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel. Find Adrian on Twitter, Instagram or his personal website. M.J. Kuhn is the author of Among Thieves, her debut novel. Find M.J. on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or her personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Feb 14, 202345:51
TBRCon2023 Panel: The Future of Near-Future Sci-Fi (with Malka Older, Sheree Renée Thomas, Lincoln Michel, Samit Basu & Victor Manibo)

TBRCon2023 Panel: The Future of Near-Future Sci-Fi (with Malka Older, Sheree Renée Thomas, Lincoln Michel, Samit Basu & Victor Manibo)

Every week, we will be highlighting a panel from TBRCon2023, looking back on the amazing variety of panels that we had the honor of hosting. This week, join moderator Adrian M. Gibson and authors Malka Older, Sheree Renée Thomas, Lincoln Michel, Samit Basu and Victor Manibo for a TBRCon2023 author panel on "The Future of Near-Future Sci-Fi". SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT THE PANELISTS: Adrian M. Gibson is a writer, illustrator and creator/co-host of SFF Addicts podcast. Find Adrian on Twitter and his personal website. Malka Older is a sociologist and author of the Centenal Cycle (Infomocracy, Null States and State Tectonics) and more. She also created the fiction serial Ninth Step Station.  Find Malka on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. Lincoln Michel is an author, teacher and editor. He edited the anthologies Tiny Nightmares and Tiny Crimes, and penned The Body Scout and Upright Beasts. Find Lincoln on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Sheree Renée Thomas is an award-winning author, editor and poet. Her works include the Dark Matter anthology, Black Panther: Panther's Rage and much more.Find Sheree on Twitter, Amazon or her personal website. Samit Basu is a film director, screenwriter and author of The City Inside, the GameWorld Trilogy, Turbulence, Resistance and more. Find Samit on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. Victor Manibo is a speculative fiction author of The Sleepless, as well as a queer immigrant and civil rights lawyer.  Find Victor on Twitter, Amazon or his personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Feb 10, 202301:35:05
Ep. 39: Travis Baldree talks Legends & Lattes, Publishing, Writing a Sequel & More

Ep. 39: Travis Baldree talks Legends & Lattes, Publishing, Writing a Sequel & More

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they chat with author/audiobook narrator Travis Baldree about what inspired him to start writing, working in the video game industry, the origins of Legends & Lattes, comparing/contrasting self-publishing and traditional publishing, writing his first sequel and much more. NOTE: This is part one of a two-part chat with Travis. Stayed tuned next week for his mini-masterclass on Audiobook Narration. SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT OUR GUEST: Travis Baldree is the author of Legends & Lattes, as well as a professional audiobook narrator. Find Travis on Twitter, Amazon, Audible or his personal website. ABOUT OUR HOSTS: Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel. Find Adrian on Twitter, Instagram or his personal website. M.J. Kuhn is the author of Among Thieves, her debut novel. Find M.J. on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or her personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Feb 07, 202357:31
TBRCon2023 Panel: What Is Modern Epic Fantasy, Anyway? (with Ken Liu, R.R. Virdi, Ryan Cahill, L.L. MacRae and Justin T. Call)

TBRCon2023 Panel: What Is Modern Epic Fantasy, Anyway? (with Ken Liu, R.R. Virdi, Ryan Cahill, L.L. MacRae and Justin T. Call)

Every week, we will be highlighting a panel from TBRCon2023, looking back on the amazing variety of panels that we had the honor of hosting. This week, join moderator/booktuber Bookborn and authors Ken Liu, Ryan Cahill, R.R. Virdi, L.L. MacRae and Justin T. Call for a TBRCon2023 author panel on "What Is Modern Epic Fantasy, Anyway?". SUPPORT THE SHOW: - Patreon (for exclusive bonus episodes, author readings, book giveaways and more) - Merch shop (for a selection of tees, tote bags, mugs, notebooks and more) - Subscribe to the FanFiAddict YouTube channel, where this and every other episode of the show is available in full video - Rate and review SFF Addicts on your platform of choice, and share us with your friends EMAIL US WITH YOUR QUESTIONS & COMMENTS: sffaddictspod@gmail.com ABOUT THE PANELISTS: Bookborn is the creator of the Bookborn YouTube channel. Find Bookborn on Instagram and YouTube. Ken Liu is the award-winning author of the epic fantasy series The Dandelion Dynasty, The Hidden Girl and Other Stories, The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories and more. Find Ken on Twitter, Amazon and his personal website. Ryan Cahill is the author of the epic fantasy series The Bound and the Broken series, including Of Blood and Fire, Of Darkness and Light, Of War and Ruin, The Fall and The Exile. Find Ryan on Twitter, Amazon and his personal website. R.R. Virdi is the author of The First Binding, The Grave Report series and more. Find Ronnie on Twitter, Amazon and his personal website. L.L. MacRae is the author of The Iron Crown, Moroda and more. Find Lauren on Twitter, Amazon and her personal website. Justin T. Call is the author of Master of Sorrows and Master Artificer, Books 1 and 2 of The Silent Gods tetralogy. Find Justin on Twitter, Amazon and his personal website. FOLLOW SFF ADDICTS: FanFiAddict Book Blog Twitter Instagram MUSIC: Intro: "Into The Grid" by MellauSFX Outro: “Galactic Synthwave” by Divion
Feb 03, 202301:17:45
Ep. 38: Discovery Writing with H.M. Long (Mini-Masterclass)