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Fictitious delves into the art of genre storytelling - including fantasy, science fiction, horror, and beyond. We talk with working and published authors, editors, and screenwriters to explore the craft of writing, discuss their work and experiences, and learn how they developed and sustain a career. Hosted by Adron Buske, Fictitious is a member of the Nerd For A Living family of podcasts.
||CleanLeigh Bardugo – Author, The Language of Thorns, Six of Crows||Our guest this episode is Leigh Bardugo, New York Times #1 bestselling author and the creator of the Grishaverse, a young adult fantasy series which has sold over one million copies. The Grishaverse spans the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, and the Six of...||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobin Furth - Author, Stephen King's The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance||We’re joined by Robin Furth, author of Stephen King's The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance and co-writer of the Marvel Comics Dark Tower series. Robin was also a consultant on the recent Dark Tower film, has produced another concordance for a...||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVivian Shaw - Author, Strange Practice||This episode features author Vivian Shaw, whose debut novel — Strange Practice — was just released from Orbit Books. Strange Practice introduces Dr. Greta Helsing, a normal human physician working to keep the supernatural community not-alive...||7/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRebecca Zanetti – Author, "Lethal Lies"||Our guest is Rebecca Zanetti, a prolific author of dark paranormals, romantic suspense, and contemporary romances. She's published more than 25 novels, many of which have appeared on bestseller lists from the New York Times, USA Today, iBooks, Amazon,..||6/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLauren Shippen - 'The Bright Sessions' writer/creator||We talk with Lauren Shippen, the writer and creator of The Bright Sessions, a science fiction audio drama about people with supernatural abilities - in therapy. It’s a serialized podcast where each episode is a therapy session between a patient and...||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDaniel H. Wilson - Author, "Robopocalypse"; Editor, "Press Start to Play"||This rebroadcast episode was recorded at San Diego Comic-Con 2015 with Daniel H. Wilson, New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse and its sequel Robogenesis. His books also include How to Survive a Robot Uprising, A Boy and His Bot, and...||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMary Robinette Kowal - Author, 'Ghost Talkers'; Hugo Award Winner||Hugo-award winning author Mary Robinette-Kowal spoke with us during the release of her novel "Ghost Talkers", a historical fantasy set in Europe during World War I. We talk about how that novel came together, and we also explore the other facets of...||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction to Fictitious||Fictitious is a new podcast about writing and genre storytelling, presented by Nerd For A Living and hosted by Adron Buske. We will delve into the storytelling process and business of writing for genre entertainment. And by genre, we mean all kinds of..||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Fictitious has had a very diverse crowd of writers on the show such as people who write comics, full length novels, and podcast scripts. As an aspiring writer, hearing these different perspectives from people who have gone through the process is incredibly helpful. I have enjoyed listening to the interviewee's stories on how they came up with their story concept or how they overcame obstacles along the way. I am excited to see who Fictitious will have on next!