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Beyond The Trope Beyond The Trope

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    • 4.6 • 43 Ratings

We're a podcast for nerds, dedicated to exploring the deeper side of genre fiction, popular art, comics, and movies.

    Episode 473 The End

    Episode 473 The End

    Thank you everyone for joining us for our 10th anniversary and our final farewell! It's been a wonderful 10 years, and we're grateful for every single one of you.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
    Aaron Michael Ritchey
    The Tattered Cover
    Libsyn
    Amazon
    Microsoft
    Mur Lafferty
    James Marsters
    Jim Butcher
    Angie Hodapp
    Warren Hammond
    Gail Carriger
    Gail Carson Levine
    Tamora Pierce
    World Con 2016 (MidAmeriCon II)
    LeVar Burton
    Jim Beaver
    Pierce Brown
    Penguin Random House
    TOR
    Brandon Sanderson
    Writing Excuses Podcast
    Denver Comic Con/Denver Fan Expo
    AnomalyCon
    Mile Hi Con
    Stephen R. Lawhead
    Laini Taylor
    Jasper Fforde

    • 37 min
    Episode 472 Conversation with Patrick Hester

    Episode 472 Conversation with Patrick Hester

    This week Patrick Hester joins us to help us prepare to say goodbye to the show. Find out more about Patrick at https://atfmb.com and https://functionalnerds.com. You can also follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/atfmb.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Archive.org
    I Should Be Writing podcast
    Mur Lafferty
    MileHiCon
    Carrie Vaughn
    Denver Fan Expo/Denver Comic Con
    Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
    Brandon Sanderson
    Gail Carriger
    SF Signal
    Blubrry
    Farpoint Media
    Babylon 5 Podcast
    Anomoly Con
    Functional Nerds
    Capricon
    Jim Butcher
    Diggnation
    G4 TV
    Revision3
    Wil Wheaton
    Star Trek
    Critical Role
    David Tennant

    • 48 min
    Episode 471 Interview with James Persichetti

    Episode 471 Interview with James Persichetti

    This week our good friend, James Persichetti, joined us to help send off the show and tell us about TRISTAN AND LANCELOT: A TALE OF TWO KNIGHTS by James Persichetti and L. S. Biehler. Find out more about James at http://losthateditorial.com.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    The Tattered Cover
    Harper Collins
    Neil Gaiman
    LORE OLYMPUS by Rachel Smythe
    HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN by J. K. Rowling
    Tested with Adam Savage

    • 33 min
    Episode 470 Interview with Susan Spann

    Episode 470 Interview with Susan Spann

    This week Susan Spann returns to help us build a long farewell to the show (just a few episodes to go!). Find out more about Susan at https://susanspann.com and follow her on Facebook at https://facebook.com/susanspannauthor and on Instagram at https://instagram.com/susanspann.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Shinobi Mysteris (Book Series) by Susan Spann
    Kumano Kodo
    The Ring/Ringu (Movies)
    CLIMB by Susan Spann

    • 39 min
    Episode 469 Interview with Aaron Michael Ritchey

    Episode 469 Interview with Aaron Michael Ritchey

    This week Aaron Michael Ritchey returns for the first time in almost a decade! He's here to talk about the many amazing projects he's worked on. Find out more at https://aaronmritchey.com and follow him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/aaron.m.ritchey and on https://www.tiktok.com/tag/aaronmichaelritchey.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    THE NEVER PRAYER by Aaron Michael Ritchey
    LONG LIVE THE SUICIDE KING by Aaron Michael Ritchey
    ELIZABETH'S MIDNIGHT by Aaron Michael Ritchey
    WordFire Press
    Juniper Wars (Book Series) by Aaron Michael Ritchey
    MALCon Denver
    James A. Hunter
    Shadow Alley Press
    Free Guy (Movie)
    VIRIDIAN GATE ONLINE by James A. Hunter
    The Completionist Chronicles (Book Series) by Dakota Krout
    The Land (Book Series) by Aleron Kong
    Dungeon Crawler Carl (Book Series) by Matt Dinniman
    THE CUNNING MAN by Aaron Michael Ritchey and D. J. Butler
    Shadowcroft Academy for Dungeons (Book Series) by Aaron Michael Ritchey and James Hunter
    The Harry Potter book series by J. K. Rowling
    Fae Nexus (Book Series) by Nathan Ameye
    Dungeon Accountant (Book Series) by Nathan Ameye
    LEGENDS & LATTES by Travis Baldree
    Patrick Rothfuss
    THE HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins
    THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS AND SNAKES by Suzanne Collins

    • 32 min
    Episode 468 Interview with Warren Hammond and Angie Hodapp

    Episode 468 Interview with Warren Hammond and Angie Hodapp

    This week Warren Hammond and Angie Hodapp return to the show to catch up and talk about critique groups, creativity, and writing! Find out more about Warren at https://warrenhammond.net and find out more about Angie at https://angiehodapp.com.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    The Kop series by Warren Hammond
    The Denver Moon series by Josh Viola and Warren Hammond
    TIDES OF MARITINIA by Warren Hammond
    Nelson Literary Agency https://nelsonagency.com
    James Persichetti
    The Dresden Files book series by Jim Butcher
    Radom Games Inc.
    Unioverse
    Hex Publishers https://hexpublishers.com
    Aaron Lovett
    The Good Place (TV Show)
    Supernatural (TV Show)
    CriTiki Party (Podcast)
    Mario Acevedo
    Travis Heermann
    THE GUNSLINGER by Stephen King
    ENDER'S GAME by Orson Scott Card
    Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great show!

The hosts of the Beyond the Trope podcast, highlight all aspects of fiction and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

cherry*blossom ,

A wasted opportunity with a great author

I came to this podcast to listen to Rebecca Yarros’ interview and was so disappointed. The hosts spent over half of the show talking about nonsense that had nothing to do with the author or her book. They all seemed unprepared. There were awkward silences, like they didn’t even know what to ask. I felt that it was bordering on disrespectful to the author to have her show up for an interview and record this show. What a wasted opportunity.

kiloecho ,

In my Top 3 podcasts for writers and fans!

Looking for podcasts for writers, especially genre writers, I found Beyond the Trope. It quickly grew on me. They have seriously great interviews, on air critiques and always a lot of laughs. They keep it short and sweet and I love listening.

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