[ Correction: In the intro I say that Ms. Novik is reading from His Majesty's Dragon. This is incorrect. The reading is from Empire of Ivory. - Paul ] This episode’s main feature is the author reading by Naomi Novik. Ms. Novik is the author of 5 books in the Temeraire series. Balticon 43 is [...]
This episode’s intro from Jon “The Vicar” Stallard, host of Geek Radio Daily. Jeri Smith-Ready reads excerpts from her new vampire novel, Wicked Game . Book Blurb: Recovering con artist Ciara Griffin is trying to live the straight life, even if it means finding a (shudder!) real job. She takes an internship at a local radio station, whose [...]
The wonderful and talented George Hrab plays his song, ‘Ya Famous? at Balticon 42 Opening Ceremonies. Our apologies to George. The recording started a few seconds into the song. The missing lyrics:
This episode’s intro from Thomas “Commandline” Gideon, host of The Commandline Podcast. Walter Jon Williams reads excerpts from his new cyberpunk novel, Implied Spaces. This is one of the best stories we’ve ever had the pleasure of presenting. Book Blurb: Aristide, a semi-retired computer scientist turned swordsman, is a scholar of the implied spaces, seeking [...]
This episode we are proud to present you with a short story by author Tom Doyle. Mr. Doyle’s work has appeared here before in episode 56. His story, The Garuda Bird, is a Bollywood style romp through Indian legend and politics with just a little love and lust as added spice. He’s even got a [...]
Urban Tapestry are a Toronto-based filk/folk trio consisting of Allison Durno, Jodi Krangle and Debbie Ridpath Ohi. They’ve performed all over the world and won several Pegasus awards. Discounting all that, they’re really a trio of talented, intelligent, and fun women. This is one of the best interviews I’ve ever done, and certainly the most [...]
This week we present an interview with Balticon 42 Art Guest of Honor, John Jude Palencar. Mr. Palencar is a world famous artist and illustrator who has been winning awards for his distinctive style of art for over two decades. He is known mostly for his book covers, which have appeared on hundreds of books [...]
This week we bring you an interview with that most prolific and award winning author, Connie Willis. Ms. Willis was the Balticon 42 guest of honor and we had a great time talking to her about the craft of writing and her personal journey as an author. Books by Connie Willis available at Amazon.com. H.L. [...]
Mur Lafferty has released her novel Playing for Keeps for free as a PDF. A free book? There’s no such thing as a free book! What’s the catch? No catch. It’s free. But, Mur asks that if you like it you purchase it from Amazon.com on August 25. She’s making a run on Amazon and [...]
Due to a problem with iTunes I have to put the link to Tee Morris’s book in a separate post. Please see the previous post for all the relevant info.
Authors Tee Morris and Philippa Ballantine have released their latest novels as free PDFs. Tee Morris is the author of the novels Morevi: The Chronicles of Raif and Askana and The Case of the Singing Sword: A Billibub Baddings Mystery. He is also the co-author of the non-fiction works Podcasting for Dummies and Expert Podcasting [...]
Paul and Martha reminisce about the coolest moments of Balticon 42. They are joined by special guest, Tee Morris. And have lots of call-ins from the new voicemail line, 1-206-666-2843. Paul needs to build a new intro and outro for B42 audio Interviewing and having breakfast with Connie Willis Memories from Jared Axelrod Connie Willis [...]
Somehow this email from Jun 6 got lost. Sorry for the delayed notification, but Soccergirl has posted the audio from her live show at Balticon. I had the pleasure of engineering it for her and really enjoyed the opportunity. Listen here.
This episode is awesome. We talked with Matthew Wayne Selznick (WMS) at Balticon 41, back in May 2007, and we talk to him again in July 2008 to update the interview and discuss his Sovereign Summer Sunday, July 13, 2008. In fact, it’s an all MWS Balticon Podcast episode with a promo and music by [...]
While we’re busy sifting through all the wonderful interviews, panels, and events that we captured at Balticon 42, we provide a little something to get your heart pumping and your blood racing. For the first time anywhere, Dave Williams reads from his debut novel Mirrored Heavens. Mirrored Heavens, from Bantam Spectra, is available on the [...]