Saturday, December 20, 2014

Hacks. Episode 3: Melissa F. Olson, Part One.

Jay is joined by Melissa F. Olson, author of a million different series. (Slight exaggeration.)

Topics Include; Getting Into Fights On The Internet, Justified Versus The Wire, Depressing Fiction, Watchmen, Female Characters, ConstanTEEN and ConstanTYNE, Wee Bit Of Casual Sexism From Jay, Fun Times At Jurassic Park, Rules In Storytelling, Why Melissa Has Alan Moore's Name On A List.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Hacks. Episode 2: Josh Stallings.

Jay is joined by Josh Stallings, author of All The Wild Children and the Moses McGuire novels.

Topics discussed in the rambling journey include;

Drugs are hard work, Detachable Penis Noir, Writing with dyslexia, Ken Bruen, Writing sex scenes, Parents re-writing history, Strippers, Men who lie to themselves, Apology VS. Atonement, Offence, Sexism & Racism, Writing about poverty, Where now for the police procedural after Ferguson?, Writing about violence, Strange panel questions, The value of blurb, How long it takes to write books, Toilet Terrorism

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Hacks. Episode 1: Steve Weddle.

Jay is joined by Steve Weddle, author of Country Hardball and evil genius behind Needle magazine.

The topics discussed include;

Fixed gear bikes, Save The Cat!, the rules about who to put in acknowledgements, the art of the epigram, why Brits can't be trusted to queue, whether porridge is an alcoholic beverage, Jay's first ever public reading, and Steve's story due out from Playboy.