Genre Chick Interview: Ian Farrington

Science Fiction Geeks unite–Doctor Who is back, and he’s better than ever. The BBC has published tie-ins to the popular television show, but did you know that there is another publisher of officially licensed Doctor Who literature? This month, Genre Chick Alethea Kontis spends some time with Big Finish editor Ian Farrington to talk about what other worlds the…

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Genre Chick Interview: Judson Roberts

He’s been a police officer, federal agent, organized crime prosecutor, and private investigator–now he’s an author of young adult historical fantasy. This month, Genre Chick Alethea Kontis interrupts the fascinating Judson Roberts in the midst of writing his debut Strongbow Saga series to talk about book one: Viking Warrior and to pick his brain for juicy stories from his…

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Genre Chick Interview: Tobias S. Buckell

Tobias S. Buckell is a Caribbean-born speculative fiction writer who grew up in Grenada, the US, and the British Virgin Islands. He now lives (through many odd twists of fate and strangely enough to him) in a small college town in Ohio with his wife Emily. His short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. His debut fantasy…

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Genre Chick Interview: Tom Piccirilli

“She was a girl of many half-completed movements.” –the line that made me throw November Mourns across the room because nobody should be able to write that beautifully. **************** Alethea Kontis: Tell me a little about how your latest novel November Mourns came about. Tom Piccirilli: In terms of setting and themes, it’s something of a carryover from my…

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Genre Chick Interview: Christopher Golden

An icon in the pop culture world for his work on movie tie-ins and in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer universe, the true gems of Chris’s bibliography are his original novels. In Strangewood, The Boys are Back in Town, and the just-released Wildwood Road, Chris takes the reader back to a time when a spinetingling, page-turning book was the…

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Genre Chick Interview: Sharon Shinn

If you’re a fan of Anne McCaffrey, you should definitely have Sharon Shinn on your shelf. The award-winning author is best known for her tales from the angel-filled land of Samaria–a decadent series that mixes science fiction, fantasy and romance better than rainbow sherbet. More importantly, she brings a valuable wealth of much-needed, butt-kicking heroines to the ranks of…

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