Five questions with Aimee Ogden

Five questions with Aimee Ogden

Re-inventing the fairytale and fairytale mashups have become more popular in recent months. Writers are thinking beyond the tropes that shape these stories, experimenting with new settings and themes while retaining the kernel of the original tale. Aimee Ogden is here...
Five Questions with Maggie Nowakowska

Five Questions with Maggie Nowakowska

To mark publication of Geek Elders Speak, an anthology exploring the history of women creators, we spoke to one of its editors, Maggie Nowakowska, about the ways in which fandom has changed over the last fifty years. ABOUT THE BOOK Fandom was a versatile place way...
Back to the 80s: Willow

Back to the 80s: Willow

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSWell, it’s that time again: 80s family film funtime! Today we are looking at 1988’s Willow, starring Warwick Davis and Val Kilmer, directed by Ron Howard with a story by George Lucas. But first,...
Original fiction: St Nick Delivers

Original fiction: St Nick Delivers

While we might not have a new episode for you for a few weeks, we didn’t want you to miss us too much. Inspired by our most recent episode, Charlotte has written us a horror flash fiction piece set at Christmas time.  Thank you for supporting us throughout the...
Five questions with Francesca T Barbini

Five questions with Francesca T Barbini

In niche genres, independent publishers are more important than ever before. And one of the best speculative fiction presses currently out there is Luna Press. If you’ve never had the opportunity to speak to Francesca, I can’t recommend it highly enough –...