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Speculative Machines

Speculative Machines

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Electronic soundscapes transmitting from a speculative posthuman microcosm. Follow for new monthly track postings and downloads. New sets go live on the first Sunday at 5 pm GMT.
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Speculative Sandbox

Vickie Lan

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Speculative Sandbox is your audio playground for speculative fiction lovers. In each episode, Vickie Lan workshops a trope with a writer/author with an eye for character development, world building, and plot structures. From dystopian governments to parallel universes, mind control to interplanetary travel, let's speculate. Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individuals on the podcast are their own. New episodes on M ...
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Glenn and Jay talk Ishiguro's dreamy Arthurian fantasy. Support the network and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by becoming a patron on ⁠Patreon⁠. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out ⁠The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast⁠. Love Neil Gaiman? Join us on ⁠Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast⁠. Lovecraft? Poe? Check …
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Tara Campbell : www.taracampbell.com. Kat Day writes regular flash for her blog, thefictionphial.wordpress.com. Lindz McLeod: https://lindzmcleod.co.uk/ Suzan Palumbo: suzanpalumbo.wordpress.com. Sam W. Pisciotta: www.silo34.com or @Silo34 on X and Instagram. Stories on this episode Tara Campbell “Spencer,” Speculative City #7. https://speculativec…
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Note: There are some audio problems in this episode that I have been unable to correct. My apologies. David Anaxagoras is a writer and former teacher from southern California. His short fiction has appeared in Lightspeed and The Dread Machine. He is the creator and co-executive producer of the Amazon series Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street, …
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon episode 28, Cozy Fantasy and Hopepunk. I’m your host, Deborah L. Davitt. This week we’ll be having a conversation with M. E. (Mary) Garber, Susan Kaye Quinn, and John Wiswell. Itinerant writer M. E. Garber currently lives halfway between the Kennedy Space Center and Disney World, an ideal place for writing specula…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon Episode 27, Shared Visions: Writing with a co-author. With me today are writing partners Kathy Bailey and Kurt Pankau as well as Marie Brennan and Alyc Helms, who write together as M.A. Carrick. Let’s get started with some introductions! Kathy Bailey writes romance, poetry, science fiction, and women's kaiju. She'…
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Teleportation, the Second World War, and H.P. Lovecraft. Support the network and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by becoming a patron on Patreon. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast. Love Neil Gaiman? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Lovecraft? Poe? Check out E…
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Amanda Helms (she/her) is a biracial Black/white fantasy, science fiction, and sometimes horror writer whose stories have appeared in FIYAH, Lightspeed, Nature: Futures, and other fine venues. She lives with her family in Colorado. Though all of them are natives, none ski or snowboard, proving that such creatures indeed exist. Find her at amandahel…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon Episode 25, Flash Fiction: When the Fic is Quick. I’m your host, Deborah L. Davitt. With me today are Kat Day and Michael Haynes as we’ll discuss the art of writing flash fiction—stories that are under 1,000 words in length. Let’s get started with some introductions. Kat Day is an editor and writer who lives in Ox…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon Episode 24. Today we’ll return to the themes of environmental fiction, cli-fi, and solarpunk, on what will be our last episode for the year. Joining me today are Priya Chand, Amelia Gorman, Floris Kleijne, and Tehnuka. Let’s get started with some introductions. Priya Chand is a California transplant living in the …
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[Originally aired February 6, 2023] Happy holidays! We're revisiting our BEST episodes! Award-winning Author Nicholas Eames kicks off the spring 2023 season with a deep dive into the ensemble cast in his novel "Kings of the Wyld." Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individu…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon Episode 23. Today we’ll be talking about mythology, folklore, and prehistoric fiction. My guests today are Robin Duncan, Jelena Dunato, Sam W. Pisciotta. Let’s start with some introductions. R. K. Duncan is a fat queer polyamorous wizard and author of fantasy, horror, and occasional sci-fi. He writes from a few ro…
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[Originally aired March 23, 2022] Happy holidays! We're revisiting our BEST episodes! Not all Dystopian societies are terrible...right? Guest writer Brad Allis joins me in a discussion of the dystopian trope, why we love to read and write them, and their small silver linings (if any!) Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is …
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon Episode 22. Today we’ll be talking about environmental science fiction, cli-fi, solarpunk, and maybe even hopepunk. My guests today are Renan Bernado, Cecile Cristofari, and Susan Kaye Quinn. Stories featured in this episode: Renan Berando: "A Shoreline of Oil and Infinity," Escape Pod #863, https://escapepod.org/…
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[Originally aired March 16, 2022] Happy holidays! We're revisiting our BEST EPISODES. Good protagonists, evil protagonists, evilly good protagonists? Author Matthew C. Brown joins Speculative Sandbox in a chat about complex protagonists, the appeal of evil characters, and how story telling has evolved as our interactions on social media take center…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 21. Today we’ll continue our series by asking what it takes to be a magazine editor in this day and age—particularly when your magazine has a message and a role to play in the world at large. We’ll discover the process that takes hold of your story from the moment you click …
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[Originally aired December 6, 2022] Happy holidays! We're revisiting our TOP EPISODES. Jason Pargin, New York Times Bestselling Author of the John Dies at the End and Zoe Ashe books series, joins the podcast to talk about the end of the world. What is it about this trope that has a hold on society? And is our worldwide demise enough stakes to get t…
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Horror for children! Support the network and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by becoming a patron on Patreon. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast. Love Neil Gaiman? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Lovecraft? Poe? Check out Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. …
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon Episode 20. Today we’ll turn away from genre concerns to get into the nuts and bolts of independent publishing. Joining me today are science fiction writer Abby Goldsmith, and dark erotica author Cassie Alexander. Abby Goldsmith: https://AbbyGoldsmith.com/majority Cassie Alexander: https://cassiealexander.com "Don…
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Welcome to Speculative Sandbox's first live recording, in partnership with Stacks Book Club and Pine Reads Reviews. Author Matt Mendez talks about his new book, "The Broke Hearts", and unpacks the heartbreak of intergenerational trauma, father and son relationships, and the importance of male friendships. VIDEO: Watch the video interview on Spotify…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon Episode 19. With me today are Alicia Hilton, Kenneth Hite, and Dawn Vogel to discuss the topic of Lovecraftian and Weird Fiction. Do you have to be Lovecraftian to be weird? What *is* weird, and how do we go beyond the tropes that Lovecraft and his immediate successors set for us. Let’s get started with some intro…
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Author Daniel Bautz returns to the podcast in this Author Takeover to walk you through the book cover design process. Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individuals on the podcast are their own. Main cover art illustrated by Sofia Hansson Individual episode covers feature r…
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Hello and welcome to Shining Moon episode Number 18. Today we’ll once again turn our attention to the topic of speculative poetry with guests Rebecca Buchannan, Alicia Hilton, Lorraine Schein. Let’s get started with some introductions. Rebecca Buchanan is the editor of the Pagan literary ezine, Eternal Haunted Summer. She has released two collectio…
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Is Moby Dick one of the greatest secondary world fantasies ever written? Author David Hopkins takes over the podcast to discuss this classic novel through a new lens. Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individuals on the podcast are their own. Main cover art illustrated by …
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon, Episode 17. Today, we’re departing from genre concerns to talk about the art and craft of worldbuilding. My guests today are Marie Brennan, Beth Cato, Rachel Handley, and Kenneth Hite. For more information on Marie Brennan, visit swantower.com, Twitter @swan_tower, or her Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/swan_to…
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Author Vanessa Thurgood joins the podcast in this Author Takeover to discuss the "Deals with the Devil" trope. Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individuals on the podcast are their own. Main cover art illustrated by Sofia Hansson Individual episode covers feature royalty-…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 16. Today we’ll continue our series by asking questions about military science fiction and military fantasy. We’ll talk about the history of military science fiction, what it takes to write in this subgenre with authentic voice and respect. My guests today are Derrick Boden,…
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Happy Halloween! Author John James Minster returns to the podcast to share his experience with the paranormal and how he instills authenticity in his horror writing. Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individuals on the podcast are their own. Main cover art illustrated by S…
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Surrealist salvation! Join the conversation on the Atoz forum. Support the network and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by becoming a patron on Patreon. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast. Love Neil Gaiman? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Lovecraft? Poe? Check…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 15. Today we’ll continue our series by asking what it takes to be a magazine editor in this day and age. We’ll discover the process that takes hold of your story from the moment you click the ‘submit’ button till the moment it’s published. And we’ll talk about the biggest ch…
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Do you have difficulty starting your manuscript? You may remember Author and Roundtable Radio podcast host Odin Halvorson from our episode on Maps. He returns in this Author Takeover to discuss the ways writers can channel their creative muse. Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expresse…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 14. Today we’ll continue our series by asking what it takes to be a magazine editor in this day and age. We’ll discover the process that takes hold of your story from the moment you click the ‘submit’ button till the moment it’s published. And we’ll talk about the biggest ch…
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Newcomer and author D. A. Randall joins the podcast to talk about the Birth of a Superhero. Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individuals on the podcast are their own. Main cover art illustrated by Sofia Hansson Individual episode covers feature royalty-free photography fr…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast Episode 13. Today we’ll continue our series by asking questions about speculative poetry before doing a little poetry reading, and then a holding poetry thunderdome. My guests today are Brian Hugenbruch and Dawn Vogel. Brian Hugenbruch can be found at a variety of places online, incl…
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Please welcome newcomer Author Katee Stein to Speculative Sandbox, where she walks us through the importance of creating safe spaces and communities as writers. Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individuals on the podcast are their own. Main cover art illustrated by Sofia …
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 12. Today we’ll continue our series by talking about what differentiates contemporary fantasy as a genre from urban fantasy, and more. My guests this week are Laurence Brothers, Michael Haynes, and Sheila Massie. Find Michael Haynes at michaelhaynes.info Find Sheila Massie a…
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Author Garrett K. Jones from our episode on “Unreliable Narrators” takes over the podcast to examine the evolution of storytelling in media, from theepisodic format of early sitcoms to the long-form storytelling of today. Examples include the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Friends, and How I Met Your Mother. Speculative Sandbo…
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Platonic forms, amnesia, and Shakespeare! Join the conversation on the Atoz forum. Support the network and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by becoming a patron on Patreon. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast. Love Neil Gaiman? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. L…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 11. Today we’ll continue our series by asking what it takes to write interactive fiction and visual novels. We’ll talk plotting, choices, lack of choices, and more. My guests this week are Stewart C. Baker, Alexei Collier, Tina Connolly, and Stephen Granade. Tina Connolly is…
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Drag Queen and Author Joshua Valentine, the "Lady Gaga of the Writing World", joins Speculative Sandbox to unpack symbolism in storytelling. Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individuals on the podcast are their own. Main cover art illustrated by Sofia Hansson Individual e…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 10. Today we’ll continue our series by asking what it takes to write Alternate History and Secret History, what the differences between those two terms are, and we’ll explore some examples of each. My guests this week are Anatoly Belilovsky, Marie Brennan, Laurence Brothers,…
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Fantasy author and Shakespeare teacher David Hopkins joins the podcast to talk about the twisted paths of succession. From George R.R. Martin’s “Game of Thrones” to HBO’s “Succession”, what makes an effective succession story? We’ll discuss the types of characters that make good contenders, real-life succession stories, and the ways writers can mak…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 9. Today we’ll continue our series by asking questions about the genres of dark fantasy and dark science fiction, and where to draw the line between them and horror. My guests this week are P.A. Cornell and Alicia Hilton. Let’s start with some introductions! P.A. Cornell is …
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Continuing our talk from our episode "Madness", Ian Young returns to the podcast to talk about "Mass Hysteria." What did the term "hysteria" originally mean? And does a panic on a large scale always have a scientific explanation? Speculative Sandbox is for entertainment purposes only. This is a volunteer-run program. Opinions expressed by individua…
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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 8. I’m your host, Deborah L. Davitt. Today we’ll continue our series by asking questions about the subgenre of space opera. How does it differ from Hard Science fiction, which was the focus of Episode 3? What are some of the commonalities that mark this genre? What’s the his…
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What is scifaiku and astropoetry? Wendy Van Camp, Poet Laureate for the City of Anaheim, CA, joins the podcast for a poetry reading and lesson. Participate in the lesson! Read the words submitted by our listeners below, write your own scifaiku, and send it to vickielan@gmail.com or direct message Speculative Sandbox on Instagram. We'll share your p…
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