#54 Paul Nabil Matthis

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for updates on my other show Mirage: Speculating on Speculative Fiction https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbSnMk6QPiULXmKDYmwCmIg *** *** Paul is a writer and musician living in Los Angeles. He has an MFA in music from California Institute of the Arts. His compositions have been in over 30 festivals around the world His band calledContinue reading “#54 Paul Nabil Matthis”

#40 Brian Converse

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for updates on other shows like Mirage: Speculating on Speculative Fiction and my vlog: Old Walks Dog Subscribe on itunes: Subscribe on stitcher Brian Converse has a four hour commute back and forth to work, which is tough, but he uses it to his advantage— to write his speculative fiction.Continue reading “#40 Brian Converse”

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 aboutContinue reading “Mirage: Speculating on Spec fiction #7 Terry Pratchett W/ Chris Herron”

#31 Blair Reeves

Subscribe on itunes: Subscribe on stitcher *** Blair Reeves is a guy who prefers Virginia over Duke. Who has volunteered his time to the people of Cameroon, Africa. Who co-writes a book on the principles of product management and then plans to give 25% present of the proceeds away to help the homeless. This isContinue reading “#31 Blair Reeves”

#29 The Great Jason Abbott Returns

Subscribe on Itunes The Great Jason Abbott returns to discuss Portcon, critique groups, Lovecraft, and Howard and the creation of the cover art for his novel ‘Vivian’s Last Cigarette.” Suggested Lovecraft reading: At the Mountains of Madness The Whisperer in Darkness The Shadow Out of Time The Colour Out of Space The Dunwich Horror SuggestedContinue reading “#29 The Great Jason Abbott Returns”

#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: *** Music: That fat rat: fly away Anjulie *** Jason Abbott is a fantasy author and moderator on the reddit sub r/fantasywriters read some jason’s work on hisContinue reading “#3 J.R.R.Tolkien /w Jason Abbott”

#28 H.G. Chambers

Subcribe on Itunes y searching for Origin: Stories on creativity or Bryan Aiello: and on Sticher at: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=139043&refid=stpr   H.G. Chambers   Born in British Columbia, Canada, he spent much of his youth on Maui… Maui… If that is not enough to hate him He also flies helicopters… Is a musician… A graphic designer… andContinue reading “#28 H.G. Chambers”

#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 TrekContinue reading “#26 Simon Fay”