23.0 – Serious Comics Business

May 27, 2016 0

un_comicsSometimes you just have to follow the current. Our carefully prepared show (which airs next week!) has been derailed to talk about all things comics. It’s on our minds, so there’s no use ignoring the illustrated elephant in the room. Reboots! Retcons! What’s our take on DC Rebirth? The new Comixology subscription plan? The carefully orchestrated shitstorm surrounding Captain America #1? It’s all here, True Believers.

21.0 – Patreon 101 with Taryn Arnold

May 15, 2016 0

We’re now on Patreon! As part of the process, Taryn Arnold from Patreonun_02 tells us about building a community and reaching an audience. She provides insight into how Patreon can enable creators to do what they love. If you’re thinking of setting up your own page, this interview will explain the basics. And if you love the show, consider supporting us on our own Patreon page! Or at least check out the supporting video. It has a dog and a cat.

20.1 – The City of the Future

May 10, 2016 2

un_scifuturesTrina Marie Phillips is the editor of the brand spanking new anthology, The City of the Future. This new release from SciFutures explores metropolitan life in near future and how it could impact humanity. The book features a short story from our own Christopher Cornell, L.A. Loves You. Chris and Trina discuss the project, futurism and science fiction prototyping.

The City of the Future is available in many formats: paperback, Kindle US, Kindle UK, Kindle AU, Nook, Kobo, Inktera/Page Foundry and Scribd.

20.0 – Author Spotlight: Laura Anne Gilman

May 5, 2016 0

un_gilmanLaura Anne Gilman writes across many genres, from mystery to science fiction to urban fantasy. Her latest novel, Silver on the Road, kicks off the new series The Devil’s West. She joins us to talk about the process of writing, reading as inspiration, alcohol, pets, and anything else that springs to mind. Find out more at her website and join her Patreon account to enjoy the Adventures of Duchess, P.I.

19.2 – Mosaics Anthologies

May 1, 2016 0

un_mosaicsCath interviews Kim Wells and Pavarti Tyler, editors of the Mosaics anthologies for independent women. All profits from the anthologies will be donated to The Pixel Project.

Full disclosure alert: A certain Unreliable Narrator has a story in Mosaics 2, which releases on May 1st! They discuss intersectional feminism, the editing process, Nicki Minaj, selecting stories, and working on what you love.

19.1 – Pick of the Week Blowout!

April 27, 2016 0

un_hugosThe Final Hugo ballot for 2015 was announced this week. There’s plenty to grouse about, but instead we congratulate favorites among the worthy finalists, like N.K. Jemisin, Anne Leckie, Lois McMaster Bujold, Neal Stephenson, Nnedi Okorafor, Mad Max: Fury Road, Jessica Jones, Strange Horizons, and Alyssa Wong.

Then we swiftly move on to celebrating things we’ve enjoyed recently, noms or no. It’s a Pick of the Week Blowout! Featuring: Merrily Watkins; Lively St. Lemeston; Warren Ellis’ James Bond; Harriet the Spy; Black Creek; The Lives of Tao; One-Eyed Jack; The Everything Box; Zombies, Run!; HexHatsune Miku; Panel Syndicate’s The Walking Dead; Forgotten; Godzilla Resurgence; Monster High; and The Ware Tetralogy.

Cath has big news, Chia can’t follow directions, George has been introducing his library to horror, and Chris misquotes Jimi Hendrix. Can you afford not to listen?

18.0 – Sound the Retreat

April 22, 2016 0

un_shoholaLast week we all gathered with a few good writer friends at our own writers’ retreat in Shohola, PA. Old house! Spooky woods! Creepy dolls! Limited internet! The perfect atmosphere for writerly productivity. We break down the long weekend and discuss the process of planting words firmly on pages. With short tangents on food, trolling and what the heck is going on with E’ville.

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