Galactic Chat Episode 81: Alan Baxter
David McDonald chats with Alan Baxter about writing and community in the COVID world, how some places take on life as a character in their own right, and the very Aussie horror of The Gulp. A
Galactic Chat Episode 80: Deborah Sheldon
Helen Stubbs chats with Deborah Sheldon about her novels Body Farm Z and The Long Shot, her research and writing of Australian small towns and landscape and the value of Australian work o
Galactic Chat Episode 79: Cat Sparks
Helen Stubbs chats with Cat Sparks about her new collection, Dark Harvest, and her most
hated award-winning story, No Fat Chicks. They also discuss the current state of the world
Galactic Chat Episode 78: Leife Shallcross
Helen Stubbs chats with Leife Shallcross about her novel The Beast’s Heart, including the dynamics of the writing and publishing process. Their conversation also touches on Leife’s curre
Galactic Chat Episode 77: Lisa Cassidy
Helen Stubbs chats with Lisa Cassidy about her fantasy series, The Mage Chronicles, and the first book, Darkskull Hall, as well as being listed as a finalist in the Self Published Fantasy Bl
Galactic Chat Episode 76: Aiki Flinthart
Helen Stubbs chats with Aiki Flinthart about her historical fiction novel, Blackbirds Sing, her upcoming science fiction/fantasy shared world novel authored with Pamela Jeffs, The Zookeeper
Galactic Chat Episode 75
Galactic Chat returns! To mark the start of a series of exciting new interviews, Helen Stubbs chats with Claire McKenna about the upcoming launch of her book MONSTROUS HEART with Harper Voyager.
Kevin J. Anderson
Galactic Chat Episode 74
David chats to New York Times Bestselling author, Kevin J. Anderson, about the wide range of projects he is currently working on, how he manages to be so prolific, and his daring new adve
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Helen chats to the fab Thoraiya Dyer about Crossroads of Canopy, upcoming Worldcon 2017 in Helsinki, forests, and other great stuff.
Author Website: www.thoraiyadyer.com
Ditmar Award winning Australian author and editor Rivqa Rafael takes a moment out from an exciting new crowdfunding campaign to talk to David McDonald in the first Galactic Chat of the year.
In this interview, they talk about Rivqa's backgroun
David McDonald interviews award winning artist extraordinaire John Picacio on the eve of his art show at Balticon.
In this interview, they talk about John's influences and inspirations, and pay tribute to some of the great artists of spec fic
After a holiday break, Galactic Chat returns! David McDonald interviews author Peter Clines on the eve of the release of his new book, Ex-Isle.
In a wide ranging interview, they cover topics from the"Ex" series to Peter's Hollywood career, an
In this week's Galactic Chat, Aurealis Award winning author, Trent Jamieson, talks about his new novel Day Boy as well as his other novels including the Death Works series and Roil. He talks about his career, his writing process, and what he’s
This week's chat sees Sean interviewing fellow chatter and recent HarperCollins author David McDonald.
They talk about David's new film novelisation and volunteering in the speculative fiction community. Of particular interest will be some
This weeks chat was recorded at Swancon. Helen Stubbs sat down with well known Australian author Kylie Chan and discussed a number of topics from author recaps in sequels or series, furry fan service and finally writers and their feline overl
In this week's chat, Alex talks with Garth Nix about exploring character through story, how Garth approaches writing for different genre categories and there's also a lengthy discussion on how he came to write The Old Kingdom Series.
In this week's chat, David talks with Tsana Dolichva about her work as an Astrophysicist, providing scientific advice for authors and her role in the upcoming crowd funded anthology Defying Doomsday. They also chat about reviewing in small comm
In this week's chat, David talks with Amanda Pillar about her work as an editor on such projects as Ishtar, her day job as an Archaeologist and her debut novel Graced, from Momentum Publishing.
You can source Amanda's novel from links at the
In this weeks chat, our first for the year, David talks with Pat Cadigan about her early influences and her friendship with Heinlein. There's some brief talk about the honorable tradition of fix-up novels in Science Fiction and some discussion
In this weeks chat, our last for the year, Sean talks with Dr Lisa Hannett about her upcoming mosaic novel, her recent release through Twelfth Planet Press with Dr Angela Slatter and Icelandic Medieval Literature.
They also talk about the Aus
This week David chats with award winning author and blogger Kameron Hurley. Kameron has been nominated for the Nebula, Clarke and the BSFA, selected for the Tiptree honour list and this year won the Hugo for Best Fan Writer. Additionally, her
This week David chats with author and assistant editor at StarShipSofa, Jeremy Szal. They talk about sourcing stories for narration, what sort of stories Jeremy likes to feature on the podcast and Jeremy's own writing career.You can checkout Je
Melbourne-based science fiction writer LynC talks about her recent released novel “Nil By Mouth” and exploration of gender and reproduction across the four species in her novel. She also discusses her commitment to writing throughout her life a
In this week's episode David interviews Hugo and Nebula Award winning author Ken Liu. They talk about the short story form, the difficulty in translating from Chinese to English, Ken's translation of the Chinese sci-fi masterpiece The Three Bo
In this week's episode Sean chats with Karen Miller or KE Mills as she is known for her Rogue Agent series. Karen Miller has written for the media properties Star Wars and Stargate in addition to creating three of her own fantasy universes and
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