Interviews

Jan
21
Remembering author David Farland

Remembering author David Farland

The author of The Courtship of Princess Leia died earlier this week at the age of 64
8 min read
Dec
08
Pushing against nostalgia

Pushing against nostalgia

Paul Tremblay on his next horror novel, The Pallbearer's Club
9 min read
Nov
18
Destroying Empires

Destroying Empires

Brian Staveley on his latest epic fantasy, The Empire's Ruin, taking risks, and throwing away an entire book to write a better one
21 min read
Nov
04
Imagining different histories

Imagining different histories

P. Djèlí Clark on history, fantasy, and how racism creates monsters
26 min read
Sep
21
A decade of The Expanse

A decade of The Expanse

Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck look back on their epic space opera series, writing for television, and what they hope its impact will be a decade from now
27 min read
Aug
26
Building for stories

Building for stories

Tanya Breshears on founding, running, and closing down Curious Fictions
7 min read
Jun
22
Carrie Vaughn's immersive worlds

Carrie Vaughn's immersive worlds

Carrie Vaughn on tactile escapism, immersive entertainment, and her latest book Questland
21 min read
Jun
10
"Space belongs to you": Becky Chambers on optimistic sci-fi and ending her Wayfarers series

"Space belongs to you": Becky Chambers on optimistic sci-fi and ending her Wayfarers series

Becky Chambers won the inaugural Hugo Award for Best Series in 2019, and with her latest novel, The Galaxy and the Ground Within now out, she talks about building "wonderful and insignificant" stories about space.
24 min read
Apr
27
Martha Wells on writing an anxious, relatable killbot

Martha Wells on writing an anxious, relatable killbot

Martha Wells on her blockbuster series Murderbot: finding common ground with anxiety-driven killer robots, television, and second chances.
16 min read
Apr
23
Wild Thing's Laura Krantz about exploring the unknown

Wild Thing's Laura Krantz about exploring the unknown

I speak with Wild Thing's Laura Krantz about UFO and Bigfoot culture, and what those stories have to tell us about the world
14 min read