Category Archives: The Kingdoms of Evil Podcast

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90 Dragons! with Dan Koboldt and Tex Thompson

  Last year I talked with Tex Thompson and Dan Koboldt about dragons. Now, in celebration of the publication of PETROLEA, my novella about dragons, here’s that podcast again 😉 Dan Koboldt’s in-the-works short story which he describes as Jurassic Park meets the Build-a-Bear Workshop … Continue reading

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89 Authorial self-Indulgence with Tex Thompson and Daniel Koboldt

Last year I talked with fellow novelists Tex Thompson and Dan Koboldt about going off the rails in writing and getting too involved with world-building. Now I’m dusting off that conversation in celebration of the publication of my deisle-punk dragon novella PETROLEA, … Continue reading

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99 Speculative Philosophy with Eric Schwitzgebel

  A year ago I talked with Eric Schwitzgebel about his new story Momentary Sage, his Philosophers’ Science Fiction / Speculative Fiction Recommendations, and the next moral frontier. Now it’s time to dust off that conversation in celebration of the publication of my novella PETROLEA! What’s this about … Continue reading

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20 Making plot with Simon Roy and C.M. Kosemen

LISTEN to podcast Simon Roy, Memo Kosemen, and I have ganged up to construct “The Lords of the World” available now from Alternate History Fiction magazine. We’ve discussed the worldbuilding and characters, now let’s look at the plot. Also: The Crimean … Continue reading

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19 Making Characters with Simon Roy and C. M. Kosemen

LISTEN to podcast The second part of the conversation Simon Roy, Memo Kosemen, and I had about the idea that eventually became “The Lords of the Earth” (now available from Alternate History Magazine). Having discussed the worldbuilding of the story, now we’re on … Continue reading

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18 Worldbuilding with Simon Roy and C.M. Kosemen

LISTEN to podcast To celebrate the publishing of my Martian Sherlock Holmes short story, “The Lords of the World,” this is a re-release of a conversation I had with Simon Roy and Memo Kosemen back in 2013. Today we’ve ganged up to talk … Continue reading

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102 Dinosaurs! with Emily Willoughby

I’m talking with scientific illustrator Emily Willoughby about Dinosaurs! Creationism! and Evolutionary Psychology! EDIT: The book we talk about, GOD’S WORD OR HUMAN REASON, is available now for preorder! Dinosaurs are cool! Yi qi, the very bizarre dinosaur with bat-wings Maniraptors, specifically dromaeosaurs, which … Continue reading

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The End of all Podcasts

So you may have noticed that I’m not doing podcasts any more. I made the decision back in the spring, where getting up before my baby daughter to record yet another conversation with someone in North America actually made me sick. It … Continue reading

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Genre with Mike Underwood

    So have you heard about Genrenauts by Mike Underwood, available now from Amazon? If you haven’t, how about Geekomancy, and the Hugo-nominated Skiffy and Fanty Show, or even his previous appearance on my podcast? Anyway, now it’s time to talk about Genrenauts, Mike’s experiment with … Continue reading

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Geekiness with Micah Joel

I’m talking with Micah Joel, the author of several short stories about famous computer programmers and a new story about time travel. The topic of our conversation is geekiness and the autism spectrum. The spectrum of “normal” is broad Neurotypical … Continue reading

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