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Welcome to Invaders From Planet 3, the podcast where we talk about science fiction, fantasy, and all points in between. Each episode we'll talk with authors and others connected to speculative fiction about the books, short stories, movies, TV shows, radio plays, or comics that made them fall in love with the genre. We'll also discuss their approach to their craft, what's good in sf today, and a galaxy of other topics. Join us for other discussions on bloginhood.com
 
Are you worldbuilding for homebrew RPG campaigns, novels, game development, films or anything else? Then you're in the right place! Designed to educate, inspire and entertain, World Anvil's founders Janet (an entertaining nutcase) and Dimitris (relatively sane) chat with creators and academics about the brass tacks of worldbuilding, exploring a new theme each month. Expect topics like Cultures and Societies, Settlements and their needs, Myths and Legends and how to avoid worldbuilding plotho ...
 
Find your next favorite book here on the podcast where readers hear authors read a chapter, or two, of their book after a brief interview. Hosted by thriller author, Jason A. Meuschke Are you an author or would like to recommend an author for the show? Email us at samplechapterpodcast@gmail.com and let Jason know! You can also text or leave a voicemail at 660-851-1146 and it could be in the next episode! Find out more about Jason on his website at https://www.jasonameuschke.com
 
Constellary Tales is a speculative fiction (SF -- science fiction and fantasy) magazine and podcast. The podcast examines SF storytelling on the page and screen and addresses (not too seriously) how SF intersects culture and society. Selected episodes feature interviews with writers and others in the SF world as well as narrated stories from Constellary Tales magazine.
 
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Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist-turned author, Katherine Dean Mazerov is our guest for episode 177! We're discussing the "so-what" story, keeping things lighter, writing that's inspired by life, and so much more! Katherine Dean Mazerov website with social media links Summer Club on Amazon Scrivener (use coupon code CHAPTER to save 20% on the regu…
 
Episode 176 is here with thriller author, Michael Carter and his sensational debut book, In the Belly of the Bell-Shaped Curve! We're talking about writing as an experienced lawyer and having that experience inspire his writing. Concocting the perfect crime (for story purposes only) and the benefits of writing every day! Michael Carter website In t…
 
This episode brings us to the end of Chapter One. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find …
 
What More Could You Want by Alexandra Grunberg. Narrated by Marie Andrascik. Hosted by J.S. Arquin. #Fantasy #Family #Growingpains Valerie and Gillian knew their daughter Bernadette was impressionable. When Valerie would go to parent-teacher conferences, she knew that the teacher’s report on Bernadette’s behavior would depend entirely on which of h…
 
Episode 175 features Oscar-nominated screenwriter, Jeff Arch! Mr. Arch shot to fame in the '90s with his worldwide mega-hit, Sleepless In Seattle, and has been writing ever since but now he joins the show with a new title, Novelist! Listen in as we discuss writing three projects at a time, changing character POV, allowing characters to tell the wri…
 
"The Life & Death of Mia Fremont: An Interview with a Killer," published in Apex Magazine, issue 123, May 2021. Read it here: https://apex-magazine.com/ A. K. Hudson lives in the Pacific Northwest where she works for a video game developer by day and writes speculative fiction by night. Her stories have appeared in various anthologies, including th…
 
Episode 174 goes back to London for speculative fiction author, K.A. Hough! It's a wonderful conversation about family motivation, supportive spouses, NaNoWriMo beginnings, constantly learning, and her love for helping authors make their books shine! Then we dive into a riveting sample chapter from her debut novel, Ground Control so what are you wa…
 
This episode covers pages 26 - 42. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower…
 
Episode 173 brings back a friend of the show from our early days, William Schlichter! You may know him as the Zombie/Horror guy but he's bringing forth an all-new type of story with his fantasy, crime-thriller, Sirgrus Blackmane. Hear all the details about this incredible story, the research that went into it, what's next for his new hero, and so m…
 
The Infernal Itch by Bruce Boston. Narrated by Joel Simler. Hosted by Erik Grove. #fantasy #writing #hell I turned up the hot water and let it flow across my body. I took the shampoo that Dr. Pederson had given me, poured a dose between my palms, and rubbed it into my scalp. As the medication penetrated the itching lessened and disappeared. I'd bee…
 
Our guest for episode 172 is the incredibly talented, multi-genre author and podcaster, Katie Salidas! Tune in to our conversation to learn about her magical books in the genres of SciFi, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, New Age, and even Non-Fiction! We also discuss finding your tribe, her love of monsters, and the history behind the author podcast she c…
 
It's finally happening! Wolfe's haunting memoir of life in small-town Kansas in the early part of the twentieth century. Is somebody secretly from Krypton? Tune in to find out. This episode covers pages 9 - 26. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the sh…
 
Episode 171 brings the heat with best-selling author, S.A. Lelchuk and his thrilling private eye, Nikki Griffin! Listen in as we discuss his writing process which includes driving cross-country (and how that applies), getting to know his character Nikki and how he writes from her perspective as well as her definition of the term, WORMs! It's a lot …
 
"If Those Ragged Feet Won't Run," published in Apex Magazine, issue 122, March 2021. Read it here. https://apex-magazine.com/ Annie Neugebauer is a novelist, blogger, nationally award-winning poet, and two-time Bram Stoker Award-nominated short story author with work appearing in more than a hundred publications, including Cemetery Dance, Black Sta…
 
Captain Carthy's Bride by K.G. Anderson. Narrated by Rebecca Stern. Hosted by J.S. Arquin. #fantasy #ireland #selkie Footsteps coming down the cliffside trail. A rattle and clank from the pathway suggested that someone had set down a fishing rod and a bucket of bait. The young sea captain, for sure! Sheila imagined him raising the admiralty binocul…
 
Our guest for episode 170, David H. Hanks, brings his own brand of excitement in his thrilling character, Carson Griffon! Hear about this book series and how it was developed. Also, we'll learn how his career as a nuclear engineer not only inspires his books but also earned David the Nobel Peace Prize! All that and much more is just a click away! D…
 
J. W. Voyce comes to us from "across the pond" in England for episode 169 with his debut novel, Ending Samsara! Don't let the longer than usual runtime fool you as James and Jason go down the rabbit hole of a slew of topics like dialect in writing, how history may judge us, inspirational teachers, refusing to be labeled and a ton of laughs along th…
 
A ghost story without any ghosts. Thanks to the awesome Patreon supporter who commissioned this episode! Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Si…
 
C.R.A.P. by Sherry Shahan. Narrated by Kate Tierney. Hosted by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword written by Sherry Shahan. #scifi #dystopia #art #music #love Iris longs to be with others who resist State laws; others who risk punishment to express themselves however they choose; others who believe that what a person dreams is more important than …
 
Episode 168 takes us north of the lower 48 into the Alaskan territory of Anchorage and guest author, Steven C. Levi! Listen in as we discuss finding/telling stories no one has heard before, get some tips on writing, hear and feel his deep affinity for living in Alaska, and get some ideas of what NOT to ask should you visit haha! Steven C. Levi webs…
 
A ghost story without any ghosts. Thanks to the awesome Patreon supporter who commissioned this episode! Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Si…
 
Ferryman by Ethan Jones. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Episode Hosted by Erik Grove. Featuring an afterword written by Ethan Jones. #Scifi I lay in the bunk, Gibson’s arm around me as he snored in my ear. Outside the porthole, the blackness of space, spinning, empty, endless. Ahead of us, in under a week, Gibson’s death by firing squad. This went sidewa…
 
Episode 167 brings back a favorite previous guest and incredibly talented author and playwright, Gary Morgenstein! This time Gary and Jason discuss the idiosyncrasies of writing habits, Characters that take over, using Zoom meetings for theater production and so much more before diving into his latest book, A Fastball For Freedom! Gary Morgenstein …
 
Episode 166 with WSJ and USA Today best-selling author, Jamie Beck is available! (Finally!) Some technical difficulties may have held the episode up, but you don't want to miss our conversations on success through failure and rejection, genre-blending, crossover in stories and writing from instinct along with a delightful sample chapter from Jamie'…
 
"The Amazing Exploding Women of the Early Twentieth Century," published in Apex Magazine, issue 122, February 2021. Read it here. https://apex-magazine.com/ A.C. Wise’s fiction has appeared in publications such as Apex, Uncanny, Clarkesworld, and multiple Year’s Best anthologies. Her work has won the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Litera…
 
A sci-fi rom com! Thanks to the Patreon supporter who commissioned this episode! WE. LOVE. CONNIE WILLIS. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder S…
 
Episode 165 brings the thrills with debut author, J.D. May and her fast-paced novel, Factor-7! Listen in as she describes the feeling of getting back to writing after a very long hiatus, hearing characters speak as we write, using travel locations in our stories and so much more before diving into a frightening sample chapter! J.D. May website with…
 
Digital Nomad by Koji A Dae. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by Koji A. Dae. #scifi "Maybe?" He doesn't raise his voice, but he stands. He won't look at me. "What are you waiting for, Charlie? Don't you love me?" I step close to him. "I do. But staying…" That's when the emotions tumble in. Fear sends my heart racing. Desire…
 
Episode 164 brings a new dynamic duo of best friends writing together in Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman! Listen to these long-time besties describe how they literally googled, "how to write a book", what went into the planning and preparation, and learn what a no apologies promise can do for their writing! Tracy Dobmeier & Wendy Katzman website w…
 
Episode 163 goes all the way to Cairo Egypt for our conversation with epic fantasy author, Tarek Badr! Tarek and Jason have a great chat about topics like books that affect and inspire you, the constant questioning of our work as writers, the fantasy in Star Wars, MCU vs DCU world-building styles, mysterious tattoos and so much more! Tarek Badr web…
 
Episode 162 brings Boston crime-thriller author, Stephen L. Bruneau as our guest! Stephen and Jason have a wonderful chat along with a few laughs over writing habits, how he learned to be a storyteller, the evolution of his detective MC, as well as getting a sneak peek at the next three books in the series! Stephen L. Bruneau website, blog, and boo…
 
In space, no one can hear you scream. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lo…
 
Episode 161 brings a spiritual side to the show with guest author, Sariah Ellsmore. We're discussing discovering our inner talents, defining that inner voice when you write, and helicopters over planes, plus there's a mysterious element to the episode when strange occurrences are happening even during the interview! Fortunately, Sariah knows precis…
 
A Touch of Frost by Renee Stern. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by Renee Stern. #scifi #agriculture #farming #tech #family #frost The frost alarm tumbled Tristao out of his snug bed into the midnight chill of the farmhouse. He knuckled away the dream of a wild liberty weekend in Seattle and dropped into his battered comput…
 
Episode 160 brings us a heartwarming conversation with Maryland author, Donna Koros Stramella talking about her debut novel, Coffee Killed My Mother. Donna and Jason also discuss "old school" typewriters, the writing and habits that shaped her career, and finding your book's characters in real life! Coffee Killed My Mother on Amazon Donna Koros Str…
 
In space, no one can hear you scream. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lo…
 
2021 kicks off with episode 159 of the podcast where authors read a sample chapter! In this episode, Jason will be talking some behind the scenes stuff with what the show has been up to during the week off, as well as introducing an exciting new partnership with the show, Audible! Then he dives into what went into his latest book, A Novel Idea befo…
 
In space, no one can hear you scream. Support the show and help us reach our goal of releasing episodes every single week by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lo…
 
Strix Antiqua by Hamilton Perez. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by Hamilton Perez. I didn’t want to go back into those woods. I didn’t trust them, and I suppose they didn’t trust me either. But deep down, I knew: I had to go. You can’t just stay at home, whispering to God on bended knee when your little sister’s been taken…
 
Dreams of Mars and Amber by M.V. Melcer. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword written by M.V. Melcer. #scifi #immortality #podcast #fiction I glare at the signature on the research file as if my scowl could erase its existence. My own ID code from one hundred and twenty years ago. How could I have forgotten? My brilliant new idea, the br…
 
Our last episode of 2020 brings back Bram Stoker nominated author, Craig DiLouie! We're talking the x-factor in writing, his indie-published tank series, advice on being as prolific as possible as a writer and so much more before diving into his most recent thriller, Children of Red Peak! Craig DiLouie website/blog and social media links Children o…
 
Episode 157 brings the thrills with 2-time Agatha Award nominee, Edwin Hill! Hear his discussion on writing a female-led series, inhabiting characters through details, how mysteries are like doing a puzzle and so much more! Edwin Hill website with social media links Watch Her on Amazon Scrivener (use coupon code CHAPTER to save 20% on the regular d…
 
Bear Day by Kathryn LePage. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword recorded by Kathryn LePage. #fantasy #bears #humor #holiday Bunny grasped her stick apprehensively in one hand and reached for her dye packet with the other. While she’d been readying herself, she hadn’t been paying attention to the sounds outside the cave. Suddenly she hea…
 
Episode 156 introduces us to, Tara C. Allred, author of psychologically gripping stories like her latest, Beyond The End! Tara and Jason have a fascinating discussion on topics like using time wisely as a writer, the indie-author experience, knowing your goals, character-driven stories, and how asking "what if" in a real-life situation led to her f…
 
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