Category Archives: Interviews

Marshall Ryan Maresca Talks Worldbuilding and Intrigue

Welcome back! It’s been a while, I admit — I’ve had more paying gigs and day-job drama that have taken up most of my time. But what better way to reopen the blog than with a visit from Marshall Ryan … Continue reading

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Kevin Hearne Stakes Out New Shenanigans On His Latest Book Tour

It’s been a few months since Kevin Hearne was back in the Valley, hosting a meet and greet at Rula Bula in Tempe. The pub is a central location in Hearne’s urban fantasy series “The Iron Druid Chronicles,” where his … Continue reading

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Ferrett Steinmetz Gets to the Flux of the Matter

Ferrett Steinmetz’s urban fantasy Flex was an unexpected treat earlier this year. Blending Breaking Bad with the magic of bureaucratic paperwork, he created an intriguing urban fantasy that broke from the genre’s vampires, werewolves and magical private dicks. You can … Continue reading

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From Mars to Movie Screen: Andy Weir on The Martian’s Improbable Journey

With a movie adaptation starring Matt Damon and directed by Ridley Scott coming on Oct. 2, I got the opportunity to interview Andy Weir about his “Robinson Crusoe meets McGuyver on Mars” novel, The Martian. The book has been one … Continue reading

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Writing with Roger: Jane Lindskold on Working with her Mentor

Roger Zelazny was a giant in the world of sci-fi. Known for such works as Lord of Light, Creatures of Light and Darkness and one of the foundational works of my love of sci-fi and fantasy, The Chronicles of Amber. In … Continue reading

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