Alternate histories with Mary Robinette Kowal

Alternate histories with Mary Robinette Kowal

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAlternate history narratives – regardless of whether they have overt fantasy or sci-fi elements – are ultimately ‘what if’ narratives. This is the same basic principle underlying all speculative fiction, so...
Trinities with Jen Williams

Trinities with Jen Williams

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFrom ancient mythology and religious texts to Star Trek and Harry Potter, trinities – or trios – have always been a common motif. Why is the power of three so potent and what tropes do we tend to see?  To...
Writing as a career with Sarah Pinborough

Writing as a career with Sarah Pinborough

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS There is more to mastering writing than sentences, plots, and character. Writers must also think about the genre they are writing in, the audience they are writing for, and what medium their final piece...
Time travel with Kameron Hurley

Time travel with Kameron Hurley

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSometimes it is fun to call the shots on this show – and this week (while Lucy was away on holiday!), I decided to indulge a personal favourite subject of mine: time travel. My love of time travelling tales...