Five questions with Verity Holloway

Five questions with Verity Holloway

At Breaking the Glass Slipper, we love supporting indie publishers and authors. One of our favourite indie publishers in the spec fic space at the moment is Unsung Stories, who are publishing challenging, unique speculative fiction narratives, with a healthy...
Five questions with Ada Hoffman

Five questions with Ada Hoffman

Space opera. Gods. AI. Female scientists. Lovecraftian-overtones. Ada Hoffman’s debut novel The Outside seemingly has it all! We asked her about writing autistic characters and why the development of AI’s is causing so much fear in society today. Why did...
The problem with the chosen one

The problem with the chosen one

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn our last episode, we had author Aliette de Bodard on to discuss the absence of mothers in speculative fiction. One explanation put forward was the focus of chosen one narratives – these stories rely on...
Five questions with Amber Royer

Five questions with Amber Royer

Space opera and… chocolate?! What an intriguing mix! We just had to dig into what inspired Amber Royer’s Chocoverse series. Chocolate and sci-fi! These aren’t a traditional combination. How and why did you come up with this mix? One of my all-time...