Adventures in SciFi Publishing

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Since 2006, the Parsec Award winning Adventures in Scifi Publishing has interviewed authors, editors, and publishers of science fiction and fantasy. We talk about the hottest titles, industry trends, the push to ebooks, and genre tropes while also offering writing advice and insider perspectives. Visit our website for book reviews, coverage of live events, news and much more. Created by Shaun Farrell, and now run by Brent Bowen.

323 AISFP 323 — Faith Hunter April 18, 2016

Kristi chats with USA Today & New York Times Bestseller author Faith Hunter. For those of you who don’t follow contemporary fantasy, Faith is the author of The NYT Bestselling Jane Yellowrock series, about a skin walker of Cherokee decent who can turn into any creature she desires and hunts vampires for a living… I’m not […]

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Older Episodes

322 AISFP 322 — Jim C. Hines March 29, 2016
Guest interviewer, friend of the program and a “narrator” at the Unreliable Narrators podcast Cath Schaff-Stump roped “famous” Hugo Award-winning blogger and fantasy author Jim C. Hines into a chat for the show.
321 AISFP 321 — Jordan Stratford Feb. 21, 2016
At 2015 New York Comic Con, Kristi had the chance to meet and chat with middle grade SFF author Jordan Stratford. Jordan’s publishing story is spectacularly unique because before The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency was even written,
Kristi chats with author Erin Lindsey (interview begins about 41:15) about her recent article on TOR.com titled WHEN MARY SUE FAILED THE BECHDEL TEST and novel from her BLOOD BOUND series. In our Erin Lindsey episode: Before the interview,
Editor’s note: This episode contains adult language. Brent decides to bring his own brand of anthology work by featuring the talents of the Paradise ICON group of 2015 during their reading. Part 2 of the reading (begins at 9:17) features authors Doug E...
Brent decides to bring his own brand of anthology work by featuring the talents of the Paradise ICON group of 2015 during their reading. Part 1 of the reading (begins at 41:30) features authors Ransom Noble, Christopher Cornell,
John Dodds chats with Matthew De Abaitua about his slipstream novel IF THEN from Angry Robot Books. John also reviews the novel saying, “If there is any justice, it deserves a nomination for the next Hugos.
Kristi Charish and Rob Matheny chat with Sam Sykes, author of the critically acclaimed novel The City Stained Red, the first book in his new fantasy trilogy, Bring Down Heaven. This episode is brought to you by The Forgotten Prince from Josh Hayes.
315 AISFP 315 — Rod Duncan Sept. 21, 2015
Kristi Charish chats with Rod Duncan, author of the critically acclaimed novel The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter, the first book in the alternate history series The Fall of the Gas-lit Empire. This episode is brought to you by The Forgotten Prince from Jos...
314 AISFP 314 — Ninni Aalto Sept. 14, 2015
Gregory Pellechi sits down and chats with Hugo nominated artist Ninni Aalto while at Archipelacon in Mariehamn, Finland. Ninni is a Finnish artist who was nominated under the category “best fan artist” in 2015.
313 AISFP 313 — Karin Tidbeck Aug. 31, 2015
Gregory Pellechi chats with Swedish author Karin Tidbeck at Archipelacon in Mariehamn, Finland. They discuss writing in Swedish vs. English, the ending to Mass Effect and the differences between live action roleplaying games in North America and the No...
Warning: The Grim Tidings Podcast takes over AISFP in this special episode where Brent chats with Rob Matheny and Philip Overby about the world of Grimdark, their new…ish show and they play a game of “How Grimdark is it?
Kristi Charish chats with New York Times Bestselling and urban fantasy author Carrie Vaughn. Carrie’s Kitty Norville series, about a werewolf who hosts a talk radio advice show for supernatural beings, comes to a close with Kitty Saves the World.
Gregory Pellechi interviews British authors Gaie Sebold and David Gullen at Archipelacon in Mariehamn, Finland. They chat about a number of topics including writing strong female characters, working as writing partners, and the importance of travel.
Brent and Kristi talk with modern-Renaissance man Peter Orullian about his most recent novel Trial of Intentions from Tor books and, being that he works on Microsoft's Xbox -- most recently leading the music and entertainment marketing strategy for Xbo...
308 AISFP 308 — Emil H. Petersen July 26, 2015
Gregory Pellechi chats with Icelandic author and poet Emil H. Petersen at Archipelacon, the Nordic Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention held in Mariehamn, Finland. They discuss the difficulty of finding appropriate science fiction and fantasy terms i...
Brent and Kristi chat with Lou Anders, author of the two Throne and Bones middle grade books, Frostborn and Nightborn, which Kirkus Reviews described as a series that "future fans of Tolkien and George R.R.
Brent chats with Robert Brockway, a senior editor and columnist at Cracked.com. Beyond his penchant for making the internet chortle into its cornflakes, he’s also taken to fiction writing. The Unnoticeables hit shelves July 7 and Kirkus Reviews calls i...
Brent and Kristi chat with Bioware writer and editor, respectively, Patrick and Karin Weekes. They discuss the differences in working in that medium versus working on prose, including pioneering the romance wheel heart option in RPGs and including dive...
Brent and Kristi chat with Bioware writer and editor, respectively, Patrick and Karin Weekes. They discuss how one finds himself or herself in the land of video games and the differences in working in that medium versus working on prose.