Ink Feather Podcast

Lauren Zurchin, fantasy and scifi author interviews!

The Ink Feather Podcast offers interviews with your favorite fantasy and sci-fi authors, insight from book industry professionals, book reviews, and more!

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Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Check out our Patreon: www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 56 with author Lynette Noni! Lynette and I chat about THE PRISON HEALER, the first book in this series, which can be described as Hunger Games set in a prison with royals, rebels and magic! This episode was recorded in the spring before an unexpected break on my part, but with the release of book two, THE GILDED CAGE, a little over a week ago, I am excited to bring this awesome conversation to our listeners! we discuss her journey from popular Australian author to an author with global exposure, what it was like writing within the confines of a prison as a location, magic systems, and much more. Follow Lynette! IG: https://www.instagram.com/lynettenoni/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/LynetteNoni Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Oct 28

1 hr 7 min

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Check out our Patreon: www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 54, debut author Allison Saft! Allison and I sat down to talk about her book DOWN COMES THE NIGHT, which debuted on March 2nd. We dive into what it was like writing this book, taking a deep dive into the characters and the creation of the world and magic. We also talk about what it was like publishing during the pandemic, and also what it's been like being creative during Covid-19. All this and more on this episode! Follow Allison! IG: https://www.instagram.com/allisonhsaft Twitter: https://twitter.com/allisonhsaft Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Apr 1

1 hr

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Check out our Patreon: www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 54 where I chat with bestselling author Adrienne Young! Adrienne and I sat down to talk about her newest release, NAMESAKE, which hit shelves March 16th. We dig into the world she created, the path she took her character Fable on, and what it was like writing a reactive book vs a proactive one. We also talk about the magic of connecting with your creativity and the spark of idea that, if we follow, leads us to amazing places we didn't expect. All this and more in this episode! Follow Adrienne! IG: https://www.instagram.com/adrienneyoungbooks/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/adriennebooks Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Mar 25

1 hr 5 min

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Check out our Patreon: www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 53 where I chat with bestselling author Sarah Beth Durst! I chatted with Sarah about her newest book, THE BONE MAKER, which was out on March 9th. She was such a delight to chat with, I honestly don’t think I’ve ever chatted with an author who was so bubbly and excited about what she does. It made for such a fun interview as we dug into the creation of all the parts of this story. Follow Sarah! IG: www.instagram.com/sarahbethdurst/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/sarahbethdurst Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Mar 18

52 min 59 sec

Enter to win a copy of the book (US only, through February 24th 2021): http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/4d4a56e821/? Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Check out our Patreon: www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 52 where I chat with bestselling author David Arnold! David and I dig into the creation of his newest book, THE ELECTRIC KINGDOM. This book is unlike any I've read, and I really enjoyed being able to chat with him about its creation. We talk about the art and struggle of creating, apocalyptic vs post-apocalyptic, mental health, and so much more. Also, don't miss out on the chance to win a copy of this amazing book! Follow David! IG: www.instagram.com/iamdavidarnold/ Twitter: twitter.com/roofbeam Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Feb 18

1 hr 2 min

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Check out our Patreon: www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 51 where I chat with bestselling author Adalyn Grace! Adalyn and I chat about her new release, ALL THE TIDES OF FATE, which is the second book in her adventure fantasy duology. We pick up where ALL THE STARS AND TEETH leaves off, diving into the emotional and political aftermath of book one. We examine strong women characters, grief, and magic systems, as well as chat about what books we've read recently (and not so recently) that we've loved! All of this and more in this episode. Follow Adalyn! IG: https://www.instagram.com/authoradalyngrace/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdalynGrace_ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Feb 10

55 min 29 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Check out our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 50 where I chat with author Ellie Cypher! Ellie and chat about her debut book THE GIRL FROM SHADOW SPRINGS, which is described as True Grit meets the Revenant with magic! She talks about the core themes of the book: vengeance, sisterhood and hope, as well as what it was like bringing this story to life. All this and more on this episode! Follow Ellie! IG: https://www.instagram.com/cypher_ec/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Cypher_ec Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Feb 3

43 min 28 sec

Enter the international giveaway here: http://ow.ly/ZGcs50Dl96Q Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 49, where I chat with author A.K. Wilder! I chatted with Kim about her new YA fantasy, what it was like writing her first YA after 9 other books, creating multiple points of view, and what it's like creating later in life. All this and more in this episode! Follow Kim! www.instagram.com/a.k.wilder/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Jan 28

50 min 2 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 48 where I chat with bestselling authors Kass Morgan and Danielle Paige! I chatted with Kass and Danielle about their new book THE RAVENS, which released November 2020. We talked about what their collaboration process was like, writing styles, the magic system, and more! Follow Kass! https://twitter.com/kassmorganbooks https://www.instagram.com/kassmorganbooks/ Follow Danielle! https://twitter.com/daniellempaige https://www.instagram.com/daniellempaige/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Jan 20

48 min 48 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store (Including Jim!): www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 47 where I chat with bestselling author Jim Butcher! I recorded this back in the fall but ended up taking a podcast break the past few months, so I'm sharing this now! I talk with Jim all about his newest two Dresden Files books, PEACE TALKS (out July 14th, 2020) and BATTLE GROUND (out September 29th, 2020) . We talk about what it was like having two books back to back, what Harry went through in these books, and what's in store for him coming up. All this and more in this episode! Follow Jim! Twitter: https://twitter.com/longshotauthor Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Jan 13

30 min 56 sec

Get my fantasy coloring book or coloring post cards here: https://inkfeathercollective.com/shop/ Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren from the Ink Feather Collective and this is episode 46 where I chat with bestselling author V.E. Schwab! I recorded this back in the fall but ended up taking a podcast break the past few months, so I'm sharing this now! We talk with V all about her new book THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE, which came out October 6, 2020. She goes on a deep dive of the emotions involved in birthing a book that's been in your head and soul for a decade, and she takes us along for the ride through her emotions and struggles. She talks about creativity, mental health, and so much more. this is one of my favorite interviews to date, and I really hope you enjoy it as much as I do! Follow V.E.! IG: www.instagram.com/veschwab/ Twitter: twitter.com/veschwab Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Jan 6

51 min 13 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store (Including Christopher!): www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I'm Lauren and this is episode 45, part two of my Christopher Paolini interview! This interview is part two of a two-part interview, and in this episode we explore more in-depth his new book TO SLEEP IN A SEA OF STARS! We dig in deeper to what happens in the book, including details about the main character and the world in general. This is a spoiler episode, so if you don’t want to know anything, don’t listen! Christopher also talks about the other projects he’s working on, some books he recommends, and more!  Follow Christopher! IG: www.instagram.com/christopher_paolini/ Twitter: twitter.com/paolini Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Oct 2020

29 min 41 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store (Including Christopher!): www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 44 where I chat with author Christopher Paolini! This is a spoiler-free interview and it's part one of two where we dig into his new epic space opera To Sleep in a Sea of Stars! He talks about the creation of the story, the research that went into it, and why it was the next book after The Inheritance Cycle! And be sure to come back for part two, where we dig a little deeper into the book itself! Follow Christopher! IG: www.instagram.com/christopher_paolini/ Twitter: twitter.com/paolini Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeathercollective/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Sep 2020

36 min 2 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 43 where I chat with author Margaret Owen! Margaret Owen is the author of THE MERCIFUL CROW and THE FAITHLESS HAWK, as well as being an artist and a podcaster. We dug into her publishing journey, how writing shapes character voice, the caste system, and elemental magic. We also talk about politics in her book, as well as some books she's read recently that she loves. All of this on this and more on this episode of the Ink Feather Podcast! Follow Margaret! IG: https://www.instagram.com/what_eats_owls/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/what_eats_owls Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Aug 2020

1 hr

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 42, where I chat with author Marissa Meyer! Marissa and I chatted about the re-release of The Lunar Chronicles with their gorgeous new covers! We also talked about her new writing podcast, her upcoming book, INSTANT KARMA, writing, reading, and more! Also, don't miss out on your chance to win a copy of CINDER with the gorgeous new cover (US and Canada only). Entries open until 11:59 EST on July 16th: www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/4d4a56e818/? Follow Marissa! IG: www.instagram.com/marissameyerauthor/ Twitter: twitter.com/marissa_meyer Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Jul 2020

49 min 38 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 41, where I chat with author Zoraida Cordova! Zoraida is here today to talk about her new release, INCENDIARY. It's an epic fantasy with inspiration drawn from the Spanish Inquisition, and it has captivating characters and a wonderful magic system that feels really fresh. We dig into these things, as well as her writing style, balance during the quarantine, and more! Follow Zoraida! IG: www.instagram.com/zoraidasolo/ Twitter: twitter.com/zlikeinzorro Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

May 2020

46 min 48 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 40, where I chat with bestselling author Sara Holland! Sara is the author of HAVENFALL, as well as the Everless books, and she sat down with me to discuss what it's been like writing contemporary fantasy vs secondary world fantasy, magic in our world, and plotting. We also discussed the quarantine and what we've been reading. All this and more on this episode! Also, don't miss out on your chance to enter our INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY! Enter here: Follow Sara! IG: https://www.instagram.com/sarahollandwrites/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sara__Holland Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Mar 2020

52 min 33 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. We chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is a special episode ,episode 39, where I chat with bookstagrammer Amanda the Bookish Get insights into how to create a bookstagram account, and some info on what it takes to run a sucessful bookstagram account! Follow Amanda! IG: www.instagram.com/amanda.the.bookish/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Mar 2020

37 min 43 sec

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. Every other week we chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 38, where I chat with bestselling author Patricia Briggs! In this interview I chat with Patty about her newest Mercy Thompson book, SMOKE BITTEN, but we also spend a lot of time chatting about urban fantasy in general, what it's like writing such a long-running fantasy series, why she puts her characters through the wringer, and more. We also chat a lot about other urban fantasy authors and series we both love, so if that's a genre you're into, you're in luck! This is also a great episode for someone who hasn't read these books, as there's lots of good details about writing and plotting in general without too many specifics to confuse new readers. All this and more in this episode! Some of the authors she mentions: Laurell K Hamilton Tanya Huff Illona Andrews Jim Butcher Charlaine Harris Kim Harrison JD Robb Lois McMaster Bujold Follow Patty! Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mercys_Garage IG: https://www.instagram.com/mercys.garage/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialPatriciaBriggs/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Mar 2020

1 hr 16 min

Be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY FOR CHAIN OF GOLD GOODIES (over 11:59 pm EST on 2/17/2020): http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/4d4a56e814/? ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. Every other week we chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 36, where I chat with bestselling author Cassandra Clare! I’m so glad I got to sit down and chat with Cassie about her upcoming novel CHAIN OF GOLD, and we cover lots of great topics! I started by seeing how her life has been over the past few years with all the books and movie/tv stuff. We then get some insight into where CHAIN OF GOLD came from by taking us through the creation of The Infernal Devices and how that lead to these new characters. She talks about the unique writing challenges that come with a book that has both a past and a future locked in, and how she still kept the story surprising. We dig into her amazing connection with fans, work-life balance, and the importance of putting fuel in your creative tank. We also talk about what it was like writing a queer character in a time period that can’t use today’s verbiage. We also spend a bit of time talking about her upcoming adult novel SWORD CATCHER, what it was like writing in a new world and as an adult fantasy. All this and more on this episode of the Ink Feather Podcast! Follow Cassie! Twitter: www.twitter.com/cassieclare IG: www.instagram.com/cassieclare1/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Feb 2020

1 hr 12 min

Please support our Patreon! www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks And, be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. Every other week we chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 36, where I chat about THE DARK IS RISING SEQUENCE by Susan Cooper with bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Garth Nix. This episode has been a long time coming, and I'm so glad I was able to finally bring it to life. This is the book series that got me into loving fantasy, and over the years of interviewing authors, I found so many like-minded souls. I knew I wanted to have a conversation about these books, and I was able to get Amie Kaufman (The Illuminae Files) and Garth Nix (Sabriel) to join me! We discuss myth and legend, Susan's writing, the emotional connection we have with these books, and so much more! I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I do! Follow Amie! Twitter: twitter.com/amiekaufman IG: www.instagram.com/amiekaufmanauthor/ Follow Garth! Twitter: twitter.com/garthnix Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Jan 2020

1 hr

Please support our Patreon! www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks And, be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. Every other week we chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 35, where I chat with bestselling author Adam Silvera! It was lovely talking to Adam about his first fantasy book, INFINITY SON! We delved into the history of this story and the importance of fantasy to him. We talk about what it was like writing magic systems, how he chose to pace the plot, and also about mental health and work-life balance. There are lots of fun Harry Potter references, good humor, and a really insightful conversation into the writing and creating process of one of today's most popular authors. I hope you enjoy! Follow Adam! Twitter: https://twitter.com/adamsilvera IG: https://www.instagram.com/adamsilvera/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Jan 2020

59 min 42 sec

Please support our Patreon! www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks And, be sure to check out signed author swag over on our etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. Every other week we chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 34, where I chat with bestselling author Susan Dennard! Sooz is amazing. She is super open online, sharing both personal and professional tidbits, trials, struggles and celebrations. She has been very vocal about her fertility struggles in her personal life, which posed some big challenges for her right when BLOODWITCH came out in early 2019. She talks about this, as well as how she's worked on balancing writing and these personal challenges. She also digs into some awesome writing advice, and this episode is really great for writers. All this and so much more on this episode. Follow Sooz! Twitter: https://twitter.com/stdennard IG: https://www.instagram.com/stdennard/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Jan 2020

54 min 42 sec

Please support our Patreon! www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks And, be sure to check out signed author swag from Garth Nix and many other fantasy authors over on our etsy store: https://www.etsy.com/shop/InkFeatherShop Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. Every other week we chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 33, where I chat with bestselling author Garth Nix! Garth writes some of the best fantasy books out there, and I was really excited to dig into his newest book, ANGEL MAGE. We talked about the creation of this story, including how he was inspired by the Three Musketeers, and mixing iconography with angelic magic. We also dig into writing, drawing inspiration from our curiosity, and more! this was a really cool interview that gives insight into the creative process of one of today's masters of fantasy. Follow Garth! Twitter: twitter.com/garthnix Facebook: www.facebook.com/garthnix/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Dec 2019

56 min 36 sec

Please support our Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. Every other week we chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 32, where I chat with bestselling author Leigh Bardugo! This episode gets real! Leigh and I go deep on some topics such as self-care and body positivity, being vulnerable and real online, and finding balance for creating. We also explore her journey with NINTH HOUSE, how it came to be, and where the inspiration for the story came about. And, last but definitely not least, we talk about her upcoming Grisha Netflix show! She goes into what it's like being involved, the things she's excited to see, some of her favorite elements so far, and much more. Follow Leigh! Twitter: https://twitter.com/LBardugo Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lbardugo/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Oct 2019

1 hr 6 min

Please support our Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/inkfeatherbooks Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Welcome to the Ink Feather Podcast, which explores the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy books through those who bring them to life. Every other week we chat with authors and industry pros about their books, including new releases and old favorites. I’m Lauren and this is episode 31, where we chat with debut author Katy rose Pool about her new YA fantasy THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS! Hear about Katy’s publishing journey and how she got to being on the shelf (hint, it’s lots and lots of editing!). We also talk about how long-term editing shaped the story, twists at the end vs. knowing before the characters early on, the benefits and challenges of having multiple points of view, and more. We dig into her creating a magic system all connected in spirit, the benefit of strong secondary characters, and and an ATLA/Korra discussion (what else is new!). All this and more this episode, including some great book recs at the end. Follow Katy : Twitter: https://twitter.com/KatyPool Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katyrosepool/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Sep 2019

43 min 36 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 30 I chat with Literary Agent Jen Azantian! We chat about the growing pains of starting an agency and the learning curve (she had to run an auction on her third ever book she was submitting to editors!), as well as how she's established her voice as an agent. We also dig into tips she has for authors who are looking for an agent, things to pay attention to and to implement to get ahead of the game. This is a must-listen for anyone who wants to get published, as it gives you insight into the agency process right from someone who knows! We are also doing a MASSIVE GIVEAWAY(US only)! Jen has graciously agreed to give away a stack of all of her client books to one lucky winner! Click on this link to head over to enter! http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/4d4a56e812/? Follow Jen: Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenazantian Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/azantianbooknerd/ Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Aug 2019

47 min 6 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 29 I chat with best-selling author Roshani Chokshi! We chat about how her Aru Shah story became the first book in Rick Riordan's new imprint, and all about the series, which is based in hindu mythology. She gives her insight into the differences in writing young adult vs middle grade, and we delve deep into the ways middle grade challenged her as a writer. Lots of really good stuff if you're a writer and want some insight into how to differentiate between the two age ranges. We also spend a good chunk of time talking generally about art and creating, what it's like to prove yourself as a woman, how the things that make us weird kids make us awesome adults, and so much more. I had an absolute blast chatting with her, and I think anyone with a creative streak will get something out of her thoughts and words. Follow Roshani on Twitter(@roshani_chokshi) and Instagram (@roshanichokshi) Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Jun 2019

54 min 29 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 28 I talk with Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff on their upcoming new scifi book, AURORA RISING!  A good chunk of this interview was us diving deep into what it's like writing with a partner. They talk about how the new book differed from writing THE ILLUMINAE FILES together, how the seven main characters came to be created, and the ways that working together makes them better writers, including the trust needed to be vulnerable with your craft.  We also talked about the preorder bonus, an ILLUMINAE FILES prequel novella all about AIDEN! Plus we discuss what they've been reading recently that they loved, info on the tour, and so much more!  Here's a list of their recent reads: Amie: FOUR DEAD QUEENS by Astrid Scholte Jay: THE PRIORY OF THE ORANGE TREE by Samantha Shannon (and check out our interview with Samantha about this book!)  Follow them on Social Media! Amie: Twitter and Instagram Jay: Twitter and Instagram Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Apr 2019

50 min 37 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 27 I talk WICKED SAINTS with author Emily A. Duncan! We delve into what it was like creating a dark Gothic fantasy, how she pulled from Slavic myth, why her monsters are so damn creepy, the interesting way she creates her manuscripts, and more! Here's a list of her recent reads: Truly Devious and The vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson- she did audio and enjoyed it. Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse Strange Practice by Vivian Shaw Providence and The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie Follow Emily: IG: https://www.instagram.com/glitzandshadows/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/glitzandshadows Also, don't forget to follow Ink Feather: IG: https://www.instagram.com/inkfeatherbooks/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/inkfeatherbooks

Apr 2019

37 min 33 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ On episode 26 I talked with author Samantha Shannon about her new epic fantasy standalone THE PRIORY OF THE ORANGE TREE. We delve into what it was like creating this 840 page book, including  pulling from Elizabethan history, the good and the bad sides of dragons in myth, the nuance of religion in telling a story, and unique challenges she faced writing a standalone. We also chat about books she's read recently, what she's working on now, and who's really her favorite character in the book (shh, don't tell the others!). All this and more on this episode of the Ink Feather Podcast!  Follow Samantha on Instagram and Twitter. Also, don't forget to follow us on Instagram, facebook, and twitter.

Mar 2019

36 min 50 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Episode 25: Tricia Levenseller! How do you handle burnout? I talk to today's guest Tricia Levenseller on how she deals with writing burnout (hint- it's her new book  WARRIOR OF THE WILD!) and what she does to cope. We also delve into creating monsters from scratch, strong women coming to grips with issues from their upbringing,  writing a standalone vs a duology, and more. She also gives a really great list of book recommendations! All this and more on this week's episode of the Ink Feather podcast.

Feb 2019

34 min 17 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ On episode 24 I chat with author Nicki Pau Preto about her new book CROWN OF FEATHERS. We chat in length about her road to publishing this book, as well as things like favorite tropes, drawing inspiration, comic relief, and much more! This was an awesome interview about writing what you want to read, and how to create the story you love. Plus, Nicki gives us some great book recs at the end!  Follow Nicki on Instagram and Twitter.

Feb 2019

42 min

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 23, the valentine's episode, we talk with author Leife Shallcross about her re-telling of Beauty and the Beast from the Beast's point of view. In her book THE BEAST'S HEART, readers get to experience this beloved story in a brand new way- from the man trapped inside the monster who has to come to terms with how he got that way and decide what to do with the woman he has fallen in love with. It's an awesome read for fans of the story, and Leife takes us into how she created his inner turmoil, what it was like creating this beloved world through a new set of eyes, and being a romantic at heart. All this and more in today's episide!

Feb 2019

41 min 35 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Episode 22: Brigid Kemmerer! Have you ever been on the fence about pursuing your dream? Are you worried you'll wake up one day, and have been chasing something for years that isn't what you thought it would be? Author Brigid Kemmerer's been there. In today's podcast episode I chat with Brigid about her writing journey with her newest book, A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY. We discuss what it is about Beauty and the Beast that makes it awesome, and how her re-telling was inspired by it. She delves into what it was like writing characters that felt they were cursed, literally or figuratively. We also talk about Brigid's love of Crossfit and how finding this exercise community changed her life and how it's affecting all aspects. All this and more in today's episode of the Ink Feather Podcast.

Feb 2019

47 min 5 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Episode 21: S.A. Chakraborty! Morally gray villains. Loyalty. Choosing what is right vs what is easy. Making impossible choices in general. These are some of the things readers experience in S.A. Chakraborty's newest novel, THE KINGDOM OF COPPER! S. A. (Shannon) is best known for her incredible first book THE CITY OF BRASS, and this follow up is looking to become just as beloved as the first (and it's just as good, if not better!) Shannon chatted with us about writing those morally gray areas, examining the choices we all make, and what it's like when the readers know what's coming and the characters don't have a clue. All this and more in this episode. Are you a fan of the author? Be sure to follow her on twitter! https://twitter.com/SAChakrabooks

Jan 2019

40 min 36 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 20 I’m interviewing author A.C. Gaughen about her elementae books, the first one, reign the earth, came out last year, and the sequel, imprison the sky is out on January 22nd. Annie talked with me about writing strong female characters who are learning how to deal with the after affects of their powers, non traditional love triangles, why she chose elemental magic, and more. I hope you enjoy the episode!

Jan 2019

55 min 36 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 19 I interview bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner on their new sci-fi duology, UNEARTHED and UNDYING! Think Indiana Jones and Lara Croft, as teens, in space. They're delightful, don't miss this awesome interview!

Jan 2019

46 min 18 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ For this episode I got to interview author Christopher Paolini on his new release, THE FORK, THE WITCH, AND THE WORM, a shot story collection set in the world of Eragon!

Jan 2019

46 min 18 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Happy holidays! We know it's the time to shop for friends and family, and we have put together an awesome book-inspired guide of tons of fun products inspired by your favorite series! And don't forget to take note of all the discount codes, to help you save! Click here to jump to a link of all the stores and discount codes! inkfeatherbookreviews.com/2018/11/27/podcast-episode-17-holiday-shopping-guide-with-guest-sara-from-novel-vovice/

Nov 2018

35 min 15 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 16 I had the pleasure of chatting with Tasha Suri about her debut fantasy EMPIRE OF SAND. It's an awesome epic fantasy which draws inspiration from Mughal India, Hinduism, and much more! We talk about culture clash, dance as a form of magic, NaNoWriMo, and much more!

Nov 2018

35 min 22 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ What if a healer becomes ill with terminal illness, her touch instead of healing kills, what if soldier captured tortured and has the chance for revenge,but with the price giving up your sense of self, what if you lose memory, you fall in love w someone you despise? What if you get memory back? These are the core questions around novels ROSEMARKED and UMBERTOUCHED by NYT bestselling author Livia blackburne. Livia sat down with me to go deep into creating characters with trauma, and what it’s like to take them through a series to its finish. We talk about these things and much more on today’s episode of the ink feather podcast.

Nov 2018

26 min 59 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Hey guys, Lauren here, and today I want you to think about how you would define an ideal YA fantasy. What elements would you put on your list? Well, I had the pleasure of recently reading Julie Kagawa’s newest book, Shadow of the Fox, and for me it had pretty much everything I love in a good YA fantasy book. in Today’s episode I chat with Julie about how she created the incredible world and characters of this story, including pulling from Japanese myth, being inspired by anime, and how to put all your favorite elements into a book and blend them successfully. Stay tuned for that, and much more. This is the Ink Feather Podcast! Also we teamed up with her publisher Harlequin teen to give away a copy of Shadow of the fox! This giveaway goes until October 9th, and is for North America only. be sure to head over to ink feather book reviews .com to enter.

Oct 2018

29 min 24 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 13 I chat with agent turned author Rena Rossner on her debut fantasy novel, THE SISTERS OF THE WINTER WOOD. We discuss the melding of fairytale magic and family history, talk about discovering ourselves, and much more! Also, be sure to head over to inkfeatherbookreviews.com to enter a giveaway for a copy of the book!

Sep 2018

31 min 52 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 12 I chat with New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire about her newest October Daye book, NIGHT AND SILENCE, which is in stores on September 4th, 2018. We discuss what it's like doing mental damage to your beloved characters, the different ways we can define family, and much much more!

Sep 2018

43 min 29 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ In episode 11, I'm throwing it back to an interview from SDCC 2014 with authors Natalie C. Parker and Tessa Gratton. Both Natalie and Tessa have books coming out within the next month (Natalie's book SEAFIRE is out August 28, and Tessa book STRANGE GRACE is out September18).

Aug 2018

32 min 10 sec

Don't miss out on any interviews with your favorite authors! sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with new episodes (nothing spammy I promise!)http://ow.ly/MySI50uJ5Es ------------------------------------------ Episode 10 features author Laurell K. Hamilton! We talk about her newest Anita Blake Book, SERPENTINE, which hits shelves on August 7, 2018. We go deep: we talk about characters steering the book, address real relationship problems within the realm of her characters, examine emotional intimacy, discuss sexual preferences and how to have healthy sexual relationships, the impact your art can have on the lives of people in ways you never imagined, having the hard talks, what’s coming up, and much more!

Aug 2018

46 min 45 sec

Episode 9 of the podcast features the lovely, multi-talented, and award-winning Mary Robinette Kowal! Mary splits her time between multiple creative endeavors, and on this episode she digs into what it's like to be an audiobook narrator as well as an author. Go behind the scenes to learn what it's really like to record an audio book, and enjoy Mary's insight and humor as she accounts her experiences. We also talk about her newest book, THE CALCULATING STARS, which hit shelves on July 3, 2018.  We reference a few fun things in the podcast, below are the links: Mary's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/maryrobinette/memberships Mary's Drip: https://d.rip/maryrobinette/tiers Plus, click here for The Lady Astronaut club!

Jul 2018

36 min 10 sec

Episode 8 of the podcast features amazing author Susan Dennard! We talk about her newest book SIGHTWITCH, along with the creative process, what's coming up in the next book, hot kisses, and more! PLUS an amazing giveaway: all three of the Witchlands books!!! Be sure to click on the link for your chance to enter! http://ow.ly/B71n30iQ375

Mar 2018

30 min 37 sec

In this throwback interview from San Diego 2012 I sit down with co-host Mike Macauley to interview Christopher Paolini and Rachel Hartman on her then-recently released book, SERAPHINA. I'm featuring this old interview to celebrate the release of Hartman's newest book, TESS OF THE ROAD, which hits stores on Tuesday February 27, 2018. Also, don't miss your chance to win a copy of TESS OF THE ROAD in this INTERNATIONAL(!!) giveaway, open until march 7, 2018. Enter here! http://ow.ly/d75T30iEKGC

Feb 2018

21 min 54 sec