We can’t wait for The Justice in Revenge by Ryan Van Loan to hit shelves on 7/13, so we’re doing a throwback to pre-COVID times when Ryan visited the Tor Books office and answered alllllll our burning questions about The Sin in the Steel. Check it out here!
Lex Beckett joins us to talk about some of their favorite supernatural and science fiction dramas from South Korea, shows where the adventures are huge, the stakes are high, and the characters’ unorthodox bonds of love and found family are tested by everything from corporate shenanigans to mermaid health emergencies!
Story ideas can come from anywhere, but what does it take for it to flourish into a full-blown novel? Mirah Bolender, author of the Chronicles of Amicae series, joins us to talk about her inspiration for the series, its publishing evolution, and more. Check it out here!
Does every book or movie HAVE to feature The Ultimate Big Bad (TM) to make it a good, entertaining piece of fiction? J. S. Dewes, author of The Last Watch, joins us today to talk about some of her favorite examples of media with less tradition villains. Check it out here!
The Chimera series by Cate Glass has officially come to a close with the publication of A Summoning of Demons this past February, but we’re continuing the adventure with a very special look back at the series with author Cate Glass! Check out her guest post here as she talks writing the series, developing the story, and more.
A Summoning of Demons is finally out in the world and while we’re so sad that the Chimera series is over, we are also SO ready to reenter Cate Glass’ world of forbidden sorcery and a ragtag magical crew of ready for whatever espionage, heisting, or skullduggery the Shadow Lord has in store for them. To keep us going, we’re revisiting Cate Glass’ guide to forming the perfect fantasy heist crew! Join along and tell us in the comments which role you’d play in a heist.
In Karen Osborne’s duology, The Memory War, going to the stars means entering an indenture contract with one of the companies that run the spacelanes. While writing the book, Osborne gave a lot of thought into what indenture orientation might look like…then brought her vision to life. Check out her video now to bring yourself into lives of those waiting to sign their contracts, and don’t forget to add Architects of Memory and Engines of Oblivion to your TBR!
What is the best weapon you can have in a science fiction novel? Sometimes, the answer is ‘who’ and not ‘what.’ Karen Osborne, debut author of Architects of Memory and the newly released Engines of Oblivion, joined us to share her favorite humans turned weapons of science fiction—do you agree with her choices? By Karen Osborne…