Genre fiction author extraordinaire Ian Tregillis is the guest this week on The Functional Nerds podcast. Ian, John Anealio and Patrick Hester talk about noir, The Hobbit and Ian’s new novel, Something More Than Night.
[EXCLUSIVE AUDIO] Live at WorldCon 2012: Hugh Howey Reads From His Story “The Walk Up Nameless Ridge”
Hugh Howey is as kind as he is a talented writer, and this live reading of The Walk Up Nameless Ridge will prove that I mean that as a compliment. Recorded from his reading at ChiCon7, this story is a Science Fiction adventure inspired by his ride to the top of publishing. Instead of Kindle charts, his unnamed narrator is striving to be the first to summit a 60,000 foot mountain on a distant planet. “The Walk…” has made it to #7 on the Kindle Singles chart. Now, let’s see how far our narrator makes it.
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- An original short story posted on the Gollancz blog: “The Thief-Taker’s Blade” by Stephen Deas
- The King of Self Publishing, J.A. Konrath, has a free novel on Kindle: Afraid – A Novel of Terror by Jack Kilborn
- I just published my latest short story, from the same universe as my upcoming novel, After The Fires Went Out: “The Bones of Texas City” by Regan Wolfrom
- @Beneath Ceaseless Skies: “Cursed Motives” by Marissa Lingen [Fantasy] (also available in EPUB)
- @Beneath Ceaseless Skies: “Unsilenced” by Karalynn Lee [Fantasy] (also available in EPUB)
- @Cosmos: “The Dragon” by Melanie Rees [Science Fiction]
- @Daily Science Fiction: “Nathan and the Amazing TechnoPocket NerdCoat” by KJ Kabza [Science Fiction]
- @Flashes in the Dark: “Dinner with Connor” by Mark Camero [Horror Flash]
- @Gollancz: “The Thief-Taker’s Blade” by Stephen Deas [Fantasy]
- @Nature: “Temporal ventures robbed me” by Scott C. Mikula [Science Fiction]
- @Weirdyear: “The (Snow) White Pages” by Matthew Nadelhaft [Weird Flash]
- @Author’s Website: “The Bones of Texas City” by Regan Wolfrom [Near-future Science Fiction] (also available in EPUB)
Hello, my hairy hotdogs! You’ve spent far too many long and lonely nights without the golden Beware the Hairy Mango podcast and I’m here today to give you a taste of what you’ve been missing. Out of the last thirty-five episodes it turns out I had about four good ones, so I’ve wrapped them up bug as a snug and delivered them here to you! Lie down in your chair and ready yourself for the best twenty minutes of your natural life!
WARNING – Filthy Dirty Listening Up Ahead!
But wait! There are three more gems like this after the jump!
Do you want to help fund a piece of superb science-fiction? Do you want to help create a delicious audiodrama, dripping with sound so luscious it seeps from your ears, creating vibrant images within your brain? Do you want to be a part of and own a little piece of the Doctor Who universe? Of course you do!
Radio Static is currently raising funds to create The Minister of Chance Episode 3: Paludin Fields.
If you are not yet familiar with this brilliantly written and superbly produced audiodrama, The Minister Of Chance takes place in the Doctor Who universe. As described on The Minister’s website:
The Minister of Chance is an audio Science Fiction Fantasy series in the tradition of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and the best in radiophonics. It’s free, and you get it by subscribing to the podcast.
The Minister, like The Doctor, is a Timelord, first introduced to audiences in the award-winning and record-breaking BBC Doctor Who mini-series Death Comes to Time. He was originally played by Stephen Fry but, as Timelords will, he has now regenerated into Julian Wadham’s more austere and urgent incarnation.
The Minister Of Chance stars a lot of Doctor Who Alumni, including:
- Sylvester McCoy as The Witch Prime. (7th Doctor)
- Paul McGann as Durian. (1996 Doctor Who movie/8th Doctor)
For more information or to help fund this SciFi Audio Drama, please visit the Geeky Pleasures website.