Tag: Podcast

Podcast: Pynchonesque Debut Fiction || Sisters of No Mercy by Vincent Silk

Sisters of No Mercy is a Pynchonesque odyssey from a fresh new voice in Australian literature. In this podcast, Silk talks about representations of reality in fiction, the writing process, and how to survive these days as an emerging writer. Mega-storm Martha has wreaked havoc and it’s harder than ever to find a home. Hapless Pinky, Del – mother-hen and mentor – and the ever-resourceful and sometime sleuth Almond are members of Sisters of No Mercy. A band of vigilantes, a pack of thieves or a new wave commune, this underground network has a fresh target: heir to a mining fortune and…

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Podcast: has sci-fi had its day . . . or is it just on life-support?

Surveillance . . . paranoia . . . telekinesis . . . and an eight-year-old psionic messiah who will either save or destroy humanity.  [podbean resource=”episode=n839f-9ada39″ type=”audio-rectangle” height=”100″ skin=”1″ btn-skin=”103″ share=”1″ fonts=”Helvetica” auto=”1″ download=”0″ rtl=”0″] When readers are asked what they love to read, science-fiction comes up second place, with crime being the number one choice. But as a writer, to get your book into the bookstore doesn’t seem to reflect this preference. Sales do not reflect it. And now, arguably more than ever, Hollywood loves the blockbuster sci-fi for its visual spectacularity. Writer David M Henley discusses this predicament…

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