Mirage: #9 Suzanne Collins w/ Rachel E. Hardcastle

Subscribe on itunes Subscribe on stitcher Suzanne Collins is an American television writer and author, best known as the author of The New York Times bestselling series The Underland Chronicles and The Hunger Games trilogy. *** E. Rachel Hardcastle is an author, writing instructor and editor. She writes high fantasy and post-apocalyptic fiction from her …

Mirage: #8 Mary Shelley W/ Varla Ventura

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for updates on my other show Origin: Stories on Creativity.   Subscribe on Stitcher Subscribe on Itunes   On this episode of Mirage Varla Ventura and I discuss Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: …

Mirage: Speculating on Spec fiction #7 Terry Pratchett W/ Chris Herron

Sir Terence David John Pratchett, OBE, better known as Terry Pratchett, was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of 41 novels. Sir Pratchett dies at 66 years old from Alzheimer's complication. Alzheimer's impact is growing. Please click the following link to learn more about …

#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 …

#2 Stephen King

Stephen is a master horror and fantasy fiction author He has made a fortune entertaining readers and audiences world wide with his characters and stories. On this the second episode of Mirage, R. Emma Hardcastle and I dissect the master writer and what makes him so compelling to readers. *** E. Rache Hardcastle is a Author, …

#1 Charlaine Harris

  In this inaugural episode of Mirage E. Rachel hardcastle and myself attempt to pronounce Charlaine and anger anyone who has ever picked up a Sookie Stackhouse novel. We also explore gothic horror, the religious overtones in vampire lit and the arch of Ms. Harris' career thus far.     E. Rache Hardcastle is a Author, …