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TRATWD 109 – Biology is a Science, Too! (Balticon 51)

With “hard science fiction,” great efforts are taken to get the physics right, but a lot of biological details are glossed over, if not ignored. What are some basic principles of biology that you should know for writing good science-based fiction?

Recorded at Balticon 51.

Speakers:

Dr Thomas Holtz Jr – Moderator

Chris Jackson

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TRATWD 106 – Dead Robots Society interviews Chris Lester

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Today Paul Cooley and Terry Mixon turn the tables on me, as they interview me for a live episode of The Dead Robots’ Society Podcast. We discuss my influences as a writer, why Neil Gaiman’s faeries feel different from Jim Butcher’s, writing stories with social commentary, and a bunch of other cool stuff. Enjoy!

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TRATWD 076 – Interview with Gail Carriger

gailcarrigersteampunk_jdanielsawyer I sat down in the virtual studio with NYT Bestselling Author Gail Carriger to discuss her new novella, Romancing the Inventor, and the lessons she has learned about the business and craft of being a writer.

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TRATWD 055 – Business 101 for Writers, with J. Daniel Sawyer

dan_headshot3bIt’s time for another interview! This time I sat down with J. Daniel Sawyer to discuss his new book, The Every Day Novelist: Business 101. We discussed how being a writer is different from being in other kinds of business, how the publishing industry has changed in recent years, and the fundamental question of copyright and its place in our culture. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

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