Tales from the Trunk

21
May

Episode 27: R. J. Theodore - Cast Off

This time around, my guest is friend and co-host of the podcast, We Make Books, R. J. Theodore (@bittybittyzap)! Rekka reads an excerpt from the third book of her Peridot Shift series, Cast Off, which leads us into a great conversation about what can happen when your publisher closes its doors, murderboarding for fun and profit, and the things that we love so dearly about steampunk.

 

Things we mention in this episode:

Parvus Press 

Master and Commander, by Patrick O'Brian

Steampunk 

Space elves discourse (I believe the discourse came from this)

Ever Given 

Sarah Pinsker 

Gideon the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir

Jennifer "Macey" Mace's Murderboard Method, on We Make Books

C. J. Cherryh 

Mistborn series, by Brandon Sanderson

Game of Thrones, by George R. R. Martin

Scrivener (software)

Epistolary fiction 

Gail Carriger 

The Brass Goggles forum 

Frankenstein, by Mary Shelly

Jules Verne 

The Kingston Cycle, by C. L. Polk

Guillotine 

The Lord of the Rings, by J. R. R. Tolkien

Star Trek Pocket Books 

Wesley Crusher 

Livejournal 

"The Coven of Taos-9," by R. J. Theodore, in Unfettered Hexes 

Episodes 48 and 51 of We Make Books, featuring Hilary B. Bisenieks

 

Join us next month, when Jen Karner and dave ring will be our guests!

7
May

Shelter In Place 14: Sarah Loch - Blue Line

This time around, we're joined by my friend, Sarah Loch (@sloch), whose new book, Blue Line, written as Ariel Bishop, just released! After hearing an excerpt from the book, we talk about about fake dating, representation, and self-publishing. Also, Sarah took a moment to tell us about her friend, F. A. Ray's new m/m soccer (football, to our listeners outside of North America) romance, Yellow Card, which is also available in early access on Gumroad.

 

Things we mention in this episode:

The Tripping series, by Ariel Bishop

BDSM (link contains NSFW content)

Switch (link contains NSFW content)

Demiromantic 

Aromantic 

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power 

Haikyu!! 

 

Join us next episode, when I'll be talking with R. J. Theodore!

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