By Adron Buske
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The Fictitious podcast, hosted by Adron Buske, delves into the craft of Science Fiction and Fantasy storytelling through interviews with authors and other professional writers. These conversations examine the writing process, techniques, and work habits of passionate creators and explore their most recent, and most popular, works.
||CleanTade Thompson, "Rosewater" Author||Tade Thompson is the author of the award-winning, near-future sci-fi novel "Rosewater" (Orbit Books), set in Nigeria in 2066. The first novel in the "Wormwood" trilogy, it will be followed by the sequel, "Rosewater Insurrection", in early 2019.||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus: NaNoWriMo Executive Director Grant Faulkner||This bonus episode features Grant Faulkner, the executive director of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). The interview originally aired in 2016 on the Nerd For A Living podcast. NaNoWrimo is a program designed to motivate writers to start...||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNicholas Eames, "Kings of the Wyld" and "Bloody Rose" Author||Nicholas Eames is author of the breakout epic fantasy debut "Kings of the Wyld" (Orbit Books), the first in "The Band" series. The sequel, "Bloody Rose", was released in August 2018. Nick's novels combine edge of your seat action, rock 'n roll...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHere There Be Dragons: Creating Fresh Stories in Fantasy||Panel Recorded Live at San Diego Comic Con 2018||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanR.F. Kuang, "The Poppy War" Author||Author R.F. Kuang talks with Adron about her debut novel, The Poppy War (Harper Voyager). They discuss her writing process for the grim fantasy, its roots in the 20th-century history of China, and the influences of modern fantasy and animation on...||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobert Jackson Bennett, "Foundryside" Author||Hugo-nominated author Robert Jackson Bennett (The Divine Cities Trilogy) talks with Adron about the creation process for his latest fantasy novel, Foundryside, which was just released by Crown Publishing.||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJason Denzel, "Mystic" and "Mystic Dragon" Author||Jason Denzel, the author of fantasy novels "Mystic" and "Mystic Dragon" (TOR publishing), discusses his storytelling process and influences for creating the "Mystic" trilogy. Jason is a filmmaker, and the founder of Dragonmount.com, the leading...||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2 Announcement: Fictitious Relaunch||This is Fictitious, a podcast about the Storytelling Craft of Science Fiction and Fantasy, hosted by Adron Buske. Fictitious features my interviews with authors about their latest and most popular works. If you enjoy conversations about storytelling...||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeigh Bardugo, "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, "The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance" Author||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, "Strange Practice" Author||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, "Lethal Lies" Author||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, "Press Start to Play" Editor||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, "Ghost Talkers" Author||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!