79 episodes

Life is complicated. Writing is a journey. Kindness Matters.
Writer, Jayme Beddingfield talks about life, writing, and whatever is on her mind during the time she's recording. Jayme talks to other creators about their work, chosen fandoms, and whatever random stuff comes up. Books, the writing process, and zombies are often talked about at great length.

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Life is complicated. Writing is a journey. Kindness Matters.
Writer, Jayme Beddingfield talks about life, writing, and whatever is on her mind during the time she's recording. Jayme talks to other creators about their work, chosen fandoms, and whatever random stuff comes up. Books, the writing process, and zombies are often talked about at great length.

    Episode 77: Mark Oshiro

    Episode 77: Mark Oshiro

    Mark Oshiro of the Mark Does Stuff Community joins Jayme this week. They talk about his YA debut ANGER IS A GIFT, dreams coming true, and Mark's current work in progress. Mark and Jayme talk about their anxiety disorders and how important it is to have characters to relate to and to learn from. 

    • 37 min
    Episode 76: Max Gladstone

    Episode 76: Max Gladstone

    Max Gladstone is the author of the Craft Sequence series, several short stories and has been nominated twice for the John W Campbell Best New Writer Award.  His most recent project is the globetrotting urban fantasy serial BOOKBURNERS, available in ebook and audio from Serial Box, and in print from Saga Press. Max and Jayme talk fantasy and science fiction tropes and explore fantasy and literary inspirations. They also discuss world building and writing process. 

    • 43 min
    Episode 75: Ken Liu

    Episode 75: Ken Liu

    Ken Liu's short stories have won Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards. He is the author of The Dandelion Dynasty, a silkpunk epic fantasy series and The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories (2016), a collection. Ken and Jayme discuss his inventions for the Dandelion Dynasty and how he decided which ones would work for his books. Ken talks about how virtual reality is a great new tool for writers and how he came to writing short stories and how each one is different. 

     

    • 43 min
    Episode 74: L.E. Sterling

    Episode 74: L.E. Sterling

    L.E. Sterling is the author of The True Born Trilogy. She is on the show talking about the most recent installment TRUE STORM and her path to telling a story about identical twins. Jayme and L.E. discuss world building, finding the right story and the point of view to narrate it. L.E. shares her early inspirations and the impact and presence of powerful female characters in fantasy fiction.  

    • 49 min
    Episode 73: Jerry Gordon

    Episode 73: Jerry Gordon

    Jerry Gordon talks about his debut novel BREAKING THE WORLD and what it was like writing an apocalyptic thriller that takes place during the fifty-one day standoff between the FBI and the Branch Davidian Church. Jerry and Jayme explore the lure of the apocalypse and what our brains do while they receive stories. Jerry shares about his writing process and the books that have inspired him.

    • 49 min
    Episode 72: Oli Jacobs

    Episode 72: Oli Jacobs

    Oli Jacobs is back on the show. He is the author of Kirk Sandblaster, a  sci-fi comedy series and horror short story collection, Filmic Cuts. Between jokes, iced-bun recipes and some mild choking, Oli and Jayme get into some serious plot and character talk, some of the time while dissecting popular tv shows.

    • 51 min

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