Balticon 42.73 – Guest of Honor Connie Willis

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

  • H.L. Menken
  • She came to sci-fi by reading Robert A. Heinlein‘s “Juveniles”
  • Ms. Willis loves Christmas
  • Phones and Cell Phones
  • Why Sci-Fi and not Historical Fiction?
  • Time travel gives us the modern viewpoint
  • PROMO: Arise charity request from Chris Lester of Metamor City
  • PROMO: Mean Mommies Club
  • Humor: Written vs. Spoken
  • Writing, criticism, and advice for new and upcoming writers
  • Finishing up All Clear. She’s been working on it for 6 years and it may be 3 or 4 volumes. It’s about the civilian aspects of World War II England.
  • OUTRO: How can you help your favorite authors
  • SONG: Dance, Soterios Johnson, Dance by Jonathan Coulton
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