Delia Sherman and I chat about her novel, The Freedom Maze, her family history and why it took over eighteen years to get this particular book published. Actually we chatted about a month ago, but all that technical stuff takes a little time. Finally, the interview is up. It’s the very first episode in my Small Beer Press podcasting series and the very first podcast I’m filing under Listeners Welcome. I have to say I am very excited, though I suppose that could be the daily dose of caffeine I’m currently consuming. Nah. This really is the biggest of … Read moreRead more
I can’t believe how many times I recorded this story. So many, in fact, that my four year old started repeating the phrase “Death’s Shed” whenever he found me in front of my laptop. The two just things just naturally went together. This was actually the first piece I attempted to podcast. Now, finally, I have a finished recording. It even has an intro and everything.Read more
My internship with Small Beer Press continues. I have actually reached podcast number eight. This is the first podcast introduction where I actually talk about myself (just a little tiny bit). I listened to Starship Sofa for the first time a few weeks ago and suddenly realized it’s okay. I can acknowledge that I actually exist, that I have a life and opinions and, yes, even germs, when introducing the show.
In other news, I’m a tender morsel of bruise at the moment. As usual I have too much going on: podcasting, editing of stories and novellas and multiple … Read moreRead more