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The Sword & Laser Anthology

As you may or may not be aware, I’m an author.  I’ve got a few different things out there that you can read, and hope to have many more out there as soon as possible.  I also do a podcast here at SF Signal, and another one over at Functional Nerds.  So when JohnD linked me to this piece from Sword and Laser, I saw a melding of medias that deserved a little attention here at SF Signal.

Sword and Laser is the podcast from Tom Merritt and Veronica Belmont that incorporates Tom’s love of Scifi and Veronica’s love of Fantasy, along with a popular book club, to promote genre fiction to readers of all ages and tastes.  It’s a great show and you should check it out either in audio or video.  Your choice.  But now they’re doing something different, something that bridges their podcast with their love of fiction – The Sword and Laser Anthology.

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Sword & Laser’s Author Guide to Patrick Rothfuss

In the latest Sword & Laser videocast, Veronica and Tom sit down with author Patrick Rothfuss to talk about writing fantasy, The Name of the Wind and Wise Man’s Fear.

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Sword and Laser Interviews LeVar Burton about “Star Trek” and “Reading Rainbow”

The good folks at Sword and Laser (Veronica Belomont and Tom Merritt) interview LeVar Burton this week in the latest episode. LeVar talks about Star Trek: The Next Generation and Reading Rainbow. Also: he names his favorite science fiction author and book! Can you guess who it is?

This particular episode includes a nice shout-out for SF Signal’s Hugo win and also features a “quick burn” news item on our friend, John Anealio — with a nice plug for Functional Nerds, too. Thanks, Veronica and Tom!

Check out the episode after the jump! (It’s a very tiny jump, I promise you’ll be OK. And it’s totally worth it.)
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Sword and Laser Catch-Up! Interview with Gary Whitta & September Book Club

In Sword and Laser Epsiode 11, Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt sit down with writer and all around great geek Gary Whitta to discuss his upcoming projects, The Book of Eli, and how The Walking Dead video game nearly made his head explode.
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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Sword and Laser Chats with John Scalzi

Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt interview John Scalzi in the latest episode of Sword and Laser.

My favorite part starts at 2:40. :)
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VIDEO: Sword and Laser Interviews Daniel Suarez

In the latest episode of the video edition of Sword and Laser, Veronica and Tom chat with Daniel Suarez, author of Kill Decision.

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VIDEO: Sword and Laser Interviews George R. R. Martin

In the latest episode of Sword and Laser, Veronica and Tom interview George R. R. Martin…
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VIDEO: Sword and Laser Ep 5 – Interview with James S.A. Corey (Daniel Abraham & Ty Franck)

Sword and Laser video episode 5 with Veronica Belmont and Tom Merrit features a chat with James S.A. Corey (Daniel Abraham) and Ty Franck, the duo behind Leviathan Wakes.  Also, they announce the June pick for the Sword and laser book club.

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 118): An Interview With Sword and Laser Hosts Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt

In episode 118 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester sits down to chat with Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt, co-hosts of the Sword and Laser podcast which recently joined Felicia Day’s Geek and Sundry channel on YouTube.
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