Interview: Mitchell Charles, Author of The Kingdom of Oceana

Everyone, please give a warm welcome to author Mitchell Charles. I really enjoyed his book, The Kingdom of Oceana and am very excited to have the opportunity to interview him. If you could, what book or movie or TV series would you like to experience for the first time all over again and why? Chinatown is … Continue reading Interview: Mitchell Charles, Author of The Kingdom of Oceana

Bloggity Award and Other Stuff

Lynn over at Books & Travelling with Lynn blog recently nominated me for the Real Neat Blog award. I tend to enjoy blog awards because it forces me to be a little more personable and chatty. Plus, we all get to talk about books. The Rules: Thank and link the blogger that nominated you. Answer the 7 questions that … Continue reading Bloggity Award and Other Stuff

Guest Post: Bubonicon 47 – Tea Time! by David Lee Summers

Folks, it is my great pleasure to have author and publisher David Lee Summers back on the blog. I was unable to attend New Mexico's once-a-year scifi convention this year and asked (perhaps 'begged' is a better term) David to let me life vicariously through him. He was kind enough to offer up this guest … Continue reading Guest Post: Bubonicon 47 – Tea Time! by David Lee Summers

Interview: Josh Powell, Author of The Berserker & the Pedant

Everyone, please welcome Josh Powell, who authored the very entertaining The Berserker & the Pedant - so worthy! You can check out my review of it over HERE. Today we talk about Josh's kickstarter project, other fantasy authors, TV shows and plenty more. Enjoy! If you could be an extra on a SFF TV show … Continue reading Interview: Josh Powell, Author of The Berserker & the Pedant

Interview: Wendy Garfinkle, Author of Serpent on a Cross

Everyone, please welcome Wendy Garfinkle to the blog today! We chat about Scotland, Game of Thrones, retelling of classics, and much more. Enjoy! 1) Are minions/sidekicks just throwaway devices in a tale? Can they become more? Do they need to become more? Sometimes they are throwaways and sometimes they become more. I suppose it depends … Continue reading Interview: Wendy Garfinkle, Author of Serpent on a Cross

Interview: Erin Gitchell, Author of The Feast

Welcome Erin Gitchell, author of The Feast. Today we chat about the company of Ents, Firefly, library work, coverart and more. Enjoy! If you could, what book/movie/TV series would you like to experience for the first time all over again and why? Book / Movie: Howl's Moving Castle. I'd like to read the book before seeing … Continue reading Interview: Erin Gitchell, Author of The Feast

Interview: Michael Meyerhofer, Author of Wytchfire

Everyone, please welcome the author of Wytchfire to the blog today, Michael Meyehofer. We're going to chat about poetry, ways to burn down a city under siege, the Star Wars Holiday Special, a college course in SFF literature, sidekicks, along with a lot more! Prepare to be entertained! What are your non-writer influences? Being an … Continue reading Interview: Michael Meyerhofer, Author of Wytchfire

My Book Loves of 2013

Here is a post in which I gush about my favorite books of 2013. Out of the roughly 133 books I read this year, these are the ones that really stand out on reflection for one reason or another. Feel free to scroll until you see something interesting.Stardust by Neil GaimanA reread, and a read … Continue reading My Book Loves of 2013

Bubonicon 2013: The Afterglow

First, here are a bunch of pictures of my signed goodies from the Bubonicon 2013 mass autographing session Saturday afternoon. I brought more books than I could carry in one backpack, and more than I could get signed in the 80 minutes allotted for it. I also went around with my kindle having the back … Continue reading Bubonicon 2013: The Afterglow

Bubonicon 2013: The Meat

Saturday of Bubonicon 2013 was an all day event, with the con suite opening at 9am. I opted to have tea in my hotel while messing around on the computer. 10AM brought about the first panel of the day: Short Fiction in the Era of Digital Publishing. Josh Gentry of SnackReads moderated this panel of … Continue reading Bubonicon 2013: The Meat