#104 Andrew McBride

Andrew McBride, Western Author, is displayed holding a rifle stylzed as an oil painting set in a western town.

  Andrew McBride fell in love with westerns after watching western movies, particularly those starring John Wayne and/or directed by John Ford, TV shows like The High Chaparral and reading novels such as A.B. Guthrie’s The Big Sky, John Prebble’s The Buffalo Soldiers, Thomas Berger’s Little Big Man, and Elmore Leonard’s Hombre. He’s had five …

#103 Christina Delay

  Christina Delay is an award-winning author of young adult fiction and adult suspense. A member of RWA and co-owner of Creative Wellness Retreats, Christina has attended numerous conferences, intensives, and writing workshops on her way to seeking publication. She hosts Cruising Writers a retreat where participants can relax, gain valuable skills, and have the …

#102  Lyra Shanti

Lyra Shanti is a novelist, singer-songwriter, poet, and playwright.  Having grown up in Bellingham, Washington, Lyra is a nature and animal lover with a ferocious love of epic stories of every genre, but especially sci-fi and fantasy. Lyra is a novelist, singer-songwriter, poet, and playwright.  Having grown up in Bellingham, Washington, Lyra is a nature …

Mirage: Speculating on Speculative Fiction #38 Speculating on PTSD w/ Ken Scholes

On episode 38 of Mirage, Ken Scholes, the award-winning, critically-acclaimed author of five novels and over fifty short stories joins me to discuss his very public experience with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) and his participation in Dr. Eugene Lipov’s ground-breaking work using stellate ganglion blocks to treat — and possibly eventually cure — …

#101 Arthur Macabe

On Origin: Stories on Creativity #101 Arthur Macabe joins. Arthur writes science fiction, horror, fantasy and the strange – all with a positive twist. He also conducts interviews with other writers, called Interviews from the Void, to discuss the mechanics of their writing process, how they focus and physically put their ideas on paper. Twitter: …

Mirage: Speculating on Speculative Fiction #37 H.G. Well W/ J.E. Purrazzi

    On episode 37 of Mirage, J. E. Purrazzi is back to Speculate on the writings cultural merits of H. G. Wells. Herbert George Wells usually referred to as H. G. Wells, was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, satire, …

#100 Dyrk Ashton

Dyrk Ashton is a writer, educator, filmmaker and former actor active in story telling and media making. Born and raised in the American midwest, he currently resides in Ohio, but the fantasy landscape is the place he calls home. The second book in The Paternus Trilogy, Paternus: Wrath of Gods, will be released on July …

Mirage: Speculating on Speculative Fiction #36 Arthur C. Clarke W/ Lee Forman

  On episode 36 of Mirage, Lee Forman is back to Speculate on the writings cultural merits of Arthur C. Clarke. *** Sir Arthur Charles Clarke CBE FRAS was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host. *** My guest, Lee A. Forman, is a writer and …