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SF & Fantasy

‘The Darwin Elevator’ Author Jason M. Hough on Camaraderie in Desperation


‘The Darwin Elevator’ Author Jason M. Hough on Camaraderie in Desperation

Author Jason M. Hough spoke with me about the inspirations and ideas behind his new book The Darwin Elevator. Along the way, we discussed how camaraderie can build among different people thrown together to face a difficult situation, plus alien life, diseases and more. Interesting discussion!

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SF & Fantasy

Harry Turtledove on His New Book ‘Two Fronts’ and Why He Wouldn’t Travel Back in Time


Harry Turtledove on His New Book ‘Two Fronts’ and Why He Wouldn’t Travel Back in Time

Alternative history author Harry Turtledove loves to explore the past, but only at a safe distance. Find out why he wouldn’t go back in time to do his research first-hand, and then learn about the difference between science fiction and alternative history in this short interview about his new book The War That Came Early: [...]

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SF & Fantasy

‘Children of Fire’ Author Drew Karpyshyn on Writing Fantasy Fiction


‘Children of Fire’ Author Drew Karpyshyn on Writing Fantasy Fiction

People know Drew Karpyshyn for his science fiction novels set in the Mass Effect and Star Wars universes, but now he’s switching things up and writing fantasy. What’s Children of Fire all about? We find out in this exclusive interview.

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Star Wars

First Look: ‘The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett’


imagesI was mostly focused on authors during my time at San Diego Comic Con, but when editor Erich Schoeneweiss told me about “The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett”, I knew I had to take a look.

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Star Wars

John Jackson Miller Inducted Into the Rebel Legion!


John Jackson Miller Inducted Into the Rebel Legion!

Suvudu.com was on-hand to catch a once in a lifetime moment: Star Wars author John Jackson Miller’s induction into the Rebel Legion: a group of Star Wars enthusiasts who costume themselves as the saga’s good guys. John had already been inducted into the 501st, and the Rebel Legion didn’t want to miss the opportunity to [...]

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Suvudu

Peter Stenson on Meth, Zombies, Love and Addiction


Peter Stenson on Meth, Zombies, Love and Addiction

Fiend author Peter Stenson and I got to talking a while back before San Diego Comic Con, and we found that we something in common beyond a mutual love for zombies and good literature: Addiction. Both of my parents were addicts, so I had a first-hand experience with its horrors. Peter himself has had problems [...]

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Star Wars

A Hutt’s Bounty of Secrets Revealed at Star Wars Books Panel Discussion


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If you’re a Star Wars fan attending San Diego Comic Con and you didn’t catch a panel titled “The Writers’ Studio: Behind the Scenes with Star Wars Authors, then I’ve got some bad news for you: You missed out, big time. Fortunately, I’ve got you covered.

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Suvudu

Patrick Rothfuss, Chuck Palahniuk, Cory Doctorow and Others on Success and The Nerd Life


photoOne of the great things about San Diego Comic Con is how it brings together writers and other creatives for discussions that might not otherwise happen in any other circumstance. Yesterday, I attended that featured authors Cory Doctorow, Chuck Palahniuk, Austin Grossman, D.C. Pierson, Robyn Schneider and Patrick Rothfuss. I would have never imagined that at any point in my life I would get to be in the same room with this bunch of people, nonetheless sit and listen to them joke with each other and the audience about success, literature and – um – cat poop. (Thanks, Chuck Palahniuk!)

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SF & Fantasy

‘Ex-Heroes’ Author Peter Clines on Why We’re Obsessed With Zombies


‘Ex-Heroes’ Author Peter Clines on Why We’re Obsessed With Zombies

Peter Clines Ex-Heroes book series is at the crossroads of two very powerful forces of fandom: zombie horror and superhero stories, so when I had an opportunity to ask him about why zombies are so popular right now, I did. We talked about other stuff, too, though, so give it a look!

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SF & Fantasy

‘Iron Druid Chronicles’ Author Kevin Hearne Drops Hints About Seventh Novel in Series


‘Iron Druid Chronicles’ Author Kevin Hearne Drops Hints About Seventh Novel in Series

We had the very good fortune of grabbing Iron Druid Chronicles author Kevin Hearne for a chat before he was swept up for a signing. While I know I’m always in for a good conversation when I’m speaking with Kevin, I didn’t suspect him to give me the scoop on the seventh book in the [...]

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