Choose your own Bandersnatch

Choose your own Bandersnatch

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS While we were all winding down from Christmas, Charlie Brooker and the Black Mirror gang were getting ready to mess with our minds yet again. December 28th saw the release of the one-off interactive...
Seasonal scares

Seasonal scares

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS The holiday season comes with all kinds of traditions. From special desserts to the annual family bust-up. Whether you like a feel-good story at this time of year or something a little more spine-tingling,...
Writing comics with Leah Moore

Writing comics with Leah Moore

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS I had the undeniable pleasure of chatting to UK comics writer Leah Moore. From growing up with comics royalty to a career spanning two decades, Leah has written for existing franchises, adapted novels to...
Layers and landscapes with Aliya Whiteley

Layers and landscapes with Aliya Whiteley

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS What is speculative fiction and what can it offer the world? Aliya Whiteley’s work has been described as “stark, poetic and forthright”, and certainly not easily classified. We talk to...
John Gwynne on traditional fantasy tropes

John Gwynne on traditional fantasy tropes

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS We spend a lot of time on this podcast talking about how authors are subverting or downright overturning classic SFF tropes. But there are still merits of entrenched tropes, after all, tropes became such...