Interview with Troy L. Wiggins

This episode I am joined by Troy L Wiggins (@troylwiggins) to talk about some of his history with the genre.  Troy blogs at and is a published author as well as reader.  Two recent posts from Troy's blog include - In Defense of Sword and Soul and Heart of the City: Examining Half-Resurrection Blues and the Urban in Urban Fantasy

Some early genre book titles (and authors): Chronicles of Narnia, David Eddings, The Hobbit, driven from the genre by Lord of the Rings and brought back by Redwall, also Eragon.

Other formative authors and titles: Zora Neale Hurston, Walter Mosley, Hampton Sides - Hellhound on his Trail

Minister Faust Interview with N. K. Jemisin

Some Sources - Apex, Shimmer, Skiffy & Fanty (Short and Sublime roundups by @cecilykane), Io9 roundups

SFF Authors / Stories/Anthologies/Books recommended in this podcast -

Short Fiction reviewers - @ClowderOfTwo /, Ethan Robinson's Marooned Off Vesta, @sffmicroreviews

David Anthony Durham's Acacia - "Directly responsible for deciding to write Fantasy"


The amazing art which inspired me to actually get this project off the ground was created by @etrandem

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Music - Jazzy Ashes by The Underscore Orkestra

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