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Middle Grade Author Barbara Dee Geeks Out About Shakespeare!

Middle Grade Author Barbara Dee Geeks Out About Shakespeare!

Middle grade author Barbara Dee’s new book ‘Star-Crossed’ has been called “a fine choice for middle school libraries in need of accessible LGBTQ stories and a great option for students reading or performing Romeo and Juliet” by School Library Journal, and having read it, I whole-heartedly agree. The story also has a very engaging voice and a main characters tweens will be able to relate to. I asked Barbara Dee what made her geek out while she was writing ‘Star-Crossed’. Please welcome her to Geek Speaks…Fiction! Read More

5 Things That Inspired ‘The Voices of Martyrs’ by Maurice Broaddus

5 Things That Inspired ‘The Voices of Martyrs’ by Maurice Broaddus

This week we welcome author Maurice Broaddus to Geek Speaks…Fiction! Maurice has written many pieces of wonderful speculative fiction that have appeared in places such as ‘Lightspeed Magazine,’ ‘Weird Tales,’ ‘Asimov’s,’ and more. In this article, Maurice talks about five things that inspired his new anthology, ‘The Voices of Martyrs’! Read More

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

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 her while she was writing her new comic, ‘Ladycastle’! Don’t miss this exciting new comic featuring strong women and heroic fantasy, coming to a comics shop near you, Wednesday, January 25! Read More

Artificial Inspiration: A Post From Cat Rambo

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.’ It’s a dual-sided book; “Neither Here” on one side and when you flip the book over, “Nor There” is on the other. Cat talks about inspiration, and how we can create wonderful things on this week’s Geek Speaks…Fiction! Read More

What’s in a Name? Amber Bird Geeks Out

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 bestselling author of ‘Ready Player One,’ calls her book “A smart, fun, fierce tale of geek revolution and high-stakes adventure.” This week on Geek Speaks…Fiction!, Amber tells us what made her geek out while writing it! Read More

Cirque du Soleil and the Longest Fall: Guest Gregory A. Wilson

Cirque du Soleil and the Longest Fall: Guest Gregory A. Wilson

Gregory A. Wilson is a man who wears many hats. Not only is he a fantasy author, but he is a college professor, one of the hosts of the science fiction and fantasy podcast Speculate!, and a TwitchTV channel host! His latest endeavor as author is the upcoming graphic novel ‘Icarus,’ an epic fantasy about a pair of unlikely heroes who are bound together by their quest to free an entire people from slavery. This week, Greg tells us what made him geek out while writing ‘Icarus.’ Read More