How was your 2020? Whether it was a slog or a success, hey, we can learn from it. Today, we’re chatting about three authors who had very different years. We’ll talk about break-out successes after years of hard work, writing through difficult times, experimenting, and taking risks. Ever wanted to pack up your family and […]
The Writer's Journey
What do Patrick Rothfuss, Tad Williams, Mercedes Lackey, Tracy Hickman, and Margaret Weis all have in common? Besides being A-List fantasy wordcrafters, all were published by DAW Books. Tonight we meet the woman behind one of science fiction and fantasy’s most beloved publishing houses, DAW Books’ President, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief, Betsy Wollheim. Betsy’s here to […]
It’s a special episode tonight–number 100! The Writer’s Journey is celebrating with an A-List author’s brain to pick. Steven Savile has woven tales in some of the most memorable universes, including Warhammer, Doctor Who, Stargate, and Jurassic Park. He’s here tonight to delve deep on genre fiction, writing in established worlds, and satisfying reader expectations […]
Thinking about getting paid to write? Curious about ghostwriting–how to set up your bizz, find clients, meet deadlines, and make bank? Or, are you an author looking for a collaborator? How do you find the right match? Ghostwriter Kim is here to share her experience writing from home and making writing work for her. We’re […]
Slip into your suits, because in this episode, we’re taking a deep dive into world-building. Epic fantasy tomes, alternate history tales, weird westerns, superhero adventures, even a little romance (we hear)–Rhett and Steve have written it all. Tonight they’ll share ideas for how to organize your world, work with a collaborator, satisfy reader expectations, and […]
Christopher Paolini, wordsmith and dragon-tamer, is back with his science fiction debut, To Sleep in a Sea of Stars. He’s kindly agreed to return from his imaginative worlds to answer all of your questions, dear viewer. So make ’em good!