Geek Speaks…Fiction!

What Inspired Delilah S. Dawson While Writing ‘Ladycastle’?

This week's Geek Speaks...Fiction! dips a toe into the comics world. GeekMom Mel asked author Delilah S. Dawson what inspired…

January 25, 2017

Artificial Inspiration: A Post From Cat Rambo

Fantasy and science fiction author Cat Rambo has an interesting new anthology out from Hydra House, 'Neither Here Nor There.'…

January 4, 2017

What’s in a Name? Amber Bird Geeks Out

Science fiction author Amber Bird has been making some waves lately with her debut novel, 'Peace Fire.' Ernest Cline, the…

October 12, 2016

Girls, Boys, Robots: Everyone Is Welcome Here

This week Geek Speaks... Fiction! welcomes Corie Weaver, the editor of the '2017 Young Explorer's Adventure Guide,' an anthology for…

September 3, 2016

Geeking Out Over ‘Mechanical Failure’

This week we welcome author Joe Zieja to Geek Speaks...Fiction! Barnes and Noble has compared Joe's new novel, 'Mechanical Failure,'…

July 20, 2016

Author Sarah Kuhn Geeks Out About Superhero Fashion

This week, author and essayist Sarah Kuhn joins us to talk about a subject near and dear to my heart:…

July 13, 2016

‘Sharkasaurus’ Creator Geeks Out With Faith, Facts, and Fins

This week on Geek Speaks...Fiction!, our guest Tereasa Maillie tells us what made creator Spencer Estabrooks geek out while he…

July 6, 2016

Taking a Fresh Perspective on a Familiar World

In fantasy author Gail Z. Martin's latest release, 'The Shadowed Path,' she returns to the world of her first series,…

June 22, 2016

Five Things That Inspired ‘Company Town’: Madeline Ashby

What do you get when you cross a hard-boiled noir thriller with a post-human science fiction novel with a Korean…

June 9, 2016

Author Peter Tieryas Geeks Out About Mecha!

This week on Geek Speaks...Fiction! we welcome science fiction author Peter Tieryas! Peter's new book The United States of Japan…

May 5, 2016

Geek Speaks Fiction… by Jon McGoran!

Today's guest on Geek Speaks Fiction... is Jon McGoran. His new book, 'Dust Up', is recently out from Tor/Forge Books.

April 20, 2016

Fighting the Voices in My Head

This week on Geek Speaks...Fiction!, fantasy author Melanie R. Meadors (that's me!) tells us about how she fought the voices…

April 13, 2016

Author Mishell Baker Geeks Out About Gaming

Mishell Baker's novel 'Borderline' debuted in March, and now she's geeking out about five games, exploring a story, and why…

March 8, 2016

It’s Who I Am: Fantasy Author Tim Marquitz Geeks Out About Writing

Urban fantasy author Tim Marquitz joins us this week to talk about writing his Demon Squad series, and what it…

March 1, 2016

Geek Speaks… Coloring Books! With Natalie Zaman and Wendy Martin

What if you could include messages with those coloring images—words, only a few---that could connect you to the visual on…

March 1, 2016

Geek Speaks Fiction: On Researching Prosthetics

The Bride Wore Starlight is about two people dealing with both emotional and physical wounds: Joely Crockett, a former beauty…

February 23, 2016

Shoebox Time Machine: Jeff Salyards Geeks Out About the Past

Epic fantasy/Grimdark author Jeff Salyards tells us some of what inspired his acclaimed Bloodsounder's Arc series! Why is the sloth…

February 2, 2016

Custom Made Disease: Geeking Out About Mutants With William C. Dietz

This week, New York Times bestselling science fiction author William C. Dietz joins us to tell us about what made…

January 26, 2016

Eric Smith Geeks Out On Video Games, YA Romance, and Steampunk

Author, literary agent, co-founder of the Philadelphia Geek Awards and Geekadelphia, and proud corgi owner Eric Smith talks about what…

December 2, 2015

Gremlins Galore! Geeking Out About Hideously Adorable Sidekicks

Steampunk fantasy author Beth Cato geeks out about some hideously adorable creatures in this week's Geek Speaks...Fiction!

November 18, 2015

Laura Anne Gilman Geeks Out on Muppets, X-Files & Leverage

Author Laura Anne Gilman shares the five things she geeked out about while working on Silver On the Road.

October 7, 2015

Geekomancer: You’ll Totally Want This Power

Michael R. Underwood talks about how to make being a geek a superpower.

September 29, 2015

Measuring FTL Travel For Fictional Worlds

Welcome to our weekly guest blog for science fiction authors, Geek Speaks...Fiction, where writers geek out about what makes them…

September 22, 2015

Horror Author Sam Sattin Creates an Imaginary Game For His Book

Gaming geek and horror writer Sam Sattin talks about creating an imaginary game for his latest horror novel.

September 15, 2015

Bradley Beaulieu Geeks Out on Mother/Daughter Connections

Award winning epic fantasy author Bradley P. Beaulieu delves deep into the creation of his characters.

September 8, 2015

Geek Speaks…Fiction! With Deborah Bailey

Deborah Bailey loves her DC Comics character, but it's an obscure character introduced in a Lois Lane comic that spoke…

August 25, 2015

Geek Speaks… Fiction! With Veronica Scott

From her fascination of the sinking of the Titanic to her work with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, best-selling author Veronica…

August 11, 2015

Geek Speaks… Fiction! by Aliette de Bodard

Author Aliette de Bodard talks about her love for manga and anime in this week's Geek Speaks... Fiction!

August 4, 2015

Geek Speaks..Fiction by Erica Heflin

'Thundercats' sends comic writer Erica Heflin (Wonderland) down the path that led to her comic career.

July 21, 2015

Geek Speaks…Fiction!

GeekDad Anthony Karcz admits that, yes, Saturday morning cartoons can lead to superhero novels.

June 23, 2015

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