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Episode 122 of Speculate! — Interview with Jeanne Cavelos

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 the benefits and potential pitfalls […]

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Episode 118 of Speculate! — Roundtable Discussion with Brenda Cooper and Martha Wells

                        Welcome to Episode 118 of Speculate! The Podcast for Writers, Readers and Fans.  In this episode, we delve more into the world of short speculative fiction as we chat with authors (and former guests) Brenda Cooper and Martha Wells about their particular approaches to writing […]

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Episode 117 of Speculate! — Roundtable Discussion with Patrick Hester and Anton Strout

                       Welcome to Episode 117 of Speculate! The Podcast for Writers, Readers and Fans.  In this episode, simultaneously run on two other podcasts, we talk about the medium and message as we chat with authors and podcasters Patrick Hester (of the Hugo award-winning SF Signal […]

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Episode 115 of Speculate! — Writing Technique Discussion Based on Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice

Episode 115 is the last in our triptych of shows based on Ann Leckie’s incredible debut novel, Ancillary Justice. This episode is for our Patreon supporters at the $5 level. In the episode we discuss building your technique before tackling a major project, how to convey emotion, tension and pacing, the use of parallel timelines, alternatives in choices of […]

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