V and Celeste Harte discuss the impact our mother-tongue has on our thought process as writers, different creative outlets, and how she decolonized fantasy as a way to explore her own erased heritage.
YA fantasy author and podcaster Jenna Greene returns to the show to discuss what it's like writing dystopia when our world increasingly looks like one, and how she got started with podcasting! Plus an update on the sequels to REBORN.
I spoke with Uncaged magazine this month (pg 60-66), sharing glimpses at my new projects, how COVID-19 has changed my lifestyle, and an excerpt of Blood and Mercy! There's also some photos of my works space and indoor garden, not to mention our dear dog, Rory, is featured on page 38!
UNCAGED: Welcome to Uncaged! Your latest book, Blood and Mercy is part of the epic fantasy series, Blood of Titans. Can you tell readers more about this series? Can each book be read as standalones?
VSH: Thanks so much for having me, this is really fun! Blood of Titans is an epic fantasy world. Each of the series within it focuses on the machinations of war between the gods and the creatures who created them. The first series follows three characters caught in the crossfire of that war and heroes who are as broken as the world they’re trying to save. In Madness and Gods and Blood and Mercy a Deaf former soldier plots rebellion while married to a queer, teenaged god. While Rih juggles life in a foriegn country and revolution, Keplan struggles with addiction, visions, and murder. He hopes the world ends, she prays it doesn’t....read more
I discussed real-life guardian angels, the daunting reality of co-authoring, and wrinkles in researching real-world places with urban fantasy author K. C. Freeman.