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    Tawa is a white-hot yellow dot beating the desert with a fury akin to hate. His existence is effort. His every day is another attempt to cook the great desert to a crisp. Maybe today he will succeed. His achievement is waves of heat that bake the valley’s loose grey rock. The desert …

#30 Assaph Mehr

Subscribe on Itunes Sticher and Google play *** Assaph grew up stumbling over historical relics in Isreal. He now lives in Sydney, Australia avoiding drop bears and the poisonous... everything of the Australian tropics along with his wife Julia, four kids and two cats. By day he is a martial artist, software product manager, bridging …

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#3 J.R.R.Tolkien /w Jason Abbott

  On this episode on Mirage: Speculating on Speculative fiction Jason Abbott joins me as we take a look at J.R.R Tolkien's work and life. Tolkien reading: https://soundcloud.com/brainpicker/jrr-tolkien-read-from-the-hobbit https://soundcloud.com/brainpicker/jrr-tolkien-reads-from-the-lord-of-the-rings *** Music: That fat rat: fly away Anjulie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMg8KaMdDYo *** Jason Abbott is a fantasy author and moderator on the reddit sub r/fantasywriters read some jason's …

#27 J. E. Purrazzi

  Science Fiction Author J. E. Purrazzi lives in Florida with her husband, and two cats, and gallons upon gallons of fish tanks. Her novel Malfunction won the first round of the contest at https://shoreindie.blogspot.com More info on her fiction is available on website: http://www.jillanepurrazzi.com/books/ Follow he on twitter: @J23hawkE  and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JPurrazzi.   *** …

On Critique

The paths we pick in story vary in length, complication and difficulty. Each are all our own. Some may seem easier then others to start and get more complicated as they go on. We may share the ups and down with others, some with people hand picked, often with strangers we would rather not travel …

#26 Simon Fay

  Simon Fay was born in Dublin. He is the author of numerous books and short stories including BULK, a demented tragic comedy of enormous proportions, and People in Season, a prize winning literary novel. He likes whiskey, has been thinking about quitting smoking, went to animation college, works in graphic design, loves Star Trek …

#25 Alex C. McDonald

  Alex hails from Australia and has taught English as a foreign language all around the world before landing with his family in Switzerland. He is a speculative author with two series. The wildly popular sci-fi serial 'Phantom 500' and the YA fantasy series 'Jasimine Evans.' Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alexmcdauthor/ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8107918.Alex_C_McDonald Twitter: @alexmcdauthor Amazon Author author …

#24 Jasper Hamill

    Jasper is Tech and science editor for the The Sun. He loves conspiracy theories and thinking beyond whats possible. This conversation made my imagination soar. I felt bad for Jasper, because everything he said made me want to tell him stories. Lots and lots of stories. Thankfully he was raised in London England …