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Silly Interview with E. J. Fischer, Winner of the Imaginative Long Jump

(This interview was first posted to my patreon. Thank you, patrons!) E. J. Fischer RS: I love the story “New Mother.” Can you talk about the genesis for a moment? EJF: Sure. “The New Mother” had a very long gestation period. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Silly Interview with Debra Jess and Her Incredibly Handsome & Hunky Sidekick

RS: In your bio, you say that your writing combines your love of fairy tales and Star Wars. You also write in a bunch of different genres. Do you write them singly or mix them up? DJ: This was a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Silly Interview with Henry Lien, but Also Lots of Cute Bird Pictures

(This interview was originally posted on my Patreon. Thank you, patrons!) RS: You own birds. Tell us about the birds. Provide pictures of the birds. I can only speak about the parrot family. Parrots, including small parrots like my two … Continue reading Continue reading

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Silly Interview with Barry Deutsch, jew jew jew

A few years ago, I decided that I wanted to know some silly information about my fellow authors. So I put together some silly interviews full of silly questions. A number of them fell through the publication cracks then, so … Continue reading Continue reading

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Silly Interview with Anncillary Leckie, Yes I said That, I’ll Be Here All Night

This is Ann Leckie. If you’re a fan of contemporary science fiction and fantasy, and you don’t know who she is, you may have spent the last few years in cryogenic storage. In which case — awesome, and welcome back. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Silly Interview with Cat Rambo Who Plays in the MUD

Cat Rambo is a Nebula-nominated writer, successful online writing teacher, current president of SFWA, and one of my Clarion West classmates–along with Ann Leckie, who I’m interviewing next week. I’m a great admirer of her short stories (I’ll be publishing … Continue reading Continue reading

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Silly Interview with Ken Liu who HAS THE SCHEMATICS for a Time Turner!

Ken Liu came onto the short story scene a few years ago, and then dominated it, and has continued to dominate it since. If you’re interested in contemporary short science fiction, Ken is an author you can’t miss. One of my … Continue reading Continue reading

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Silly Interview with Na’amen Tilahun, Aspiring Prince Impersonator

Na’amen Tilahun has been around the science fiction scene for a long time — as a fan, a convention attendee, and a bookstore clerk. And now as a novelist! His debut novel, The Root, is coming out in June. I blurbed … Continue reading Continue reading

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Silly Interview with Spencer Ellsworth Whose Bedpost Notches Are Real People

Spencer Ellsworth had been publishing short stories since 2009, and has work in PodCastle, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, F&SF and a number of other places. You can find his short story “Clockwork of Sorrow” in the anthology Ghost in the Cogs: Steam-Powered … Continue reading Continue reading

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Silly Interview with Mary Robinette Kowal, intermittenty teal storyteller

Mary Robinette Kowal is a woman of incredible multiple talents — a professional puppeteer who sews regency dresses and narrates audio books — and wins Hugo Awards. Her first novel series, the Glamourist Histories — fantasy novels about Austen’s regency … Continue reading Continue reading

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