Welcome to Episode 123 of Speculate! The Podcast for Writers, Readers and Fans. In this episode we talk to Jason M. Hough, author of the highly successful Dire Earth Cycle, about his writing process, the appeal of NaNoWriMo, and how “Scalzi writes Firefly” got him a contract with Del Rey–even […]
Welcome to Episode 122 of Speculate! The Podcast for Writers, Readers and Fans. In this episode we talk to Jeanne Cavelos, founder of the long-running and highly respected Odyssey Writing Workshop, about the reasons she started the workshop, how it’s measured up to her expectations (and surpassed them!), and both […]
Aidan Moher at A Dribble of Ink has just done a reveal for Brad’s upcoming epic fantasy, Twelve Kings in Sharakhai. Head on over to A Dribble of Ink to take a look.
Join us over at Speculate’s Patreon page for a discussion of writing technique, where Greg and Brad use Lev Grossman‘s The Magicians to discuss topics such as pacing vis-à-vis word count, set pieces and how to use them, how and how much to codify magic, the dialogue authors can have with other works, […]
Welcome to Episode 120 of Speculate! The Podcast for Writers, Readers and Fans. In this episode we continue our triptych of shows on the work of Lev Grossman, focusing on his breakout novel The Magicians. During the course of a remarkably frank discussion Lev talks about growing up in New […]