Coffee in Space

Coffee in Space

Coffee in Space a new podcast designed to get the best in established and up-and-coming science fiction and fantasy writers in front of you, their readers. I want to help you learn more about who they are as people, how they write, and how they live. A…


E14 Interview with Weston Ochse
Jul 3 • 28 min
Interview with Ochse, author of the duology Burning Sky and Dead Sky (and many other stories). In this episode, we discuss writing from a military perspective and what it’s like to meld fantasy, horror, and military fiction into one novel. To learn more…
E13 Interview with William H. Keith Jr
Jun 29 • 27 min
Interview with Bill Keith, the man behind the pen name Ian Douglas, among others. Bill is the author of over 100 books. In this episode, we discuss world building for multiple different books, what it looks like to have so many pen names, and of course,…
E12 Interview with Edward Savio
Jun 22 • 39 min
Interview with Edward Savio, author of the Battle for Forever books (Alexander X and Ancient Among Us) and many other books. In this episode, we discuss writing across genres, cussing in YA literature, and his best selling series, The Battle For…
E11 Interview with Kelvin Witherspoon-Sudron
Jun 15 • 37 min
Interview with Kelvin Witherspoon-Sudron, voice actor and audio producer. In this episode, we discuss getting into character, the difference between voice acting and stage acting, and the process for turning a physical book into audio format.Kelvin and…
E10 Interview with Doug Engstrom
Jun 8 • 24 min
Interview with Doug Engstrom, four year USAF vet and author of the new dystopian novel, Corporate Gunslinger. In this episode, we discuss his upcoming novel, transposing an old western dueling system onto a futuristic society, and how his time in the…
E9 Interview with Jordan Ifueko
Jun 1 • 35 min
In this episode, I interviewed Jordan Ifueko, author of Raybearer* and the short story “Oshun Inc.” In this episode, we discuss what Afrofantasy is when compared to the standard definition of fantasy, how she got into writing for YA audiences, and the…
E8 Interview with David Brin
May 25 • 28 min
Interview with the celebrated David Brin, author of over a dozen books such as The Postman, the Uplift Series, and Earth and many short stories. In this episode, we discuss independent publishing, author contracts, military science fiction, and the…
E7 What Science Fiction Series to Start Now
May 18 • 8 min
Welcome to my second solo podcast. With the pandemic, and associated restrictions, still in place, I want to give you a few ideas for starting a new reading series. Here are some links to get you started. I’m including both affiliate links and links to…
E6 Interview with Taylor Anderson
May 7 • 32 min
Interview with Taylor Anderson, author of 15 books in the Destroyermen series. Winds of Wrath releases this summer. In this episode, we discuss writing a long series, the death of his long-time voice actor, and a very special exclusive reveal about the…
E5 Interview with Jeremy Szal
May 4 • 36 min
Interview with Jeremy Szal, author of the new sci-fi novel Stormblood and many short stories. In this episode, we discuss what it’s like to debut a novel in the COVID-19 pandemic, how to get started in novel writing, and what the business looks like. Of…
E4 Interview with Michael Mammay
Apr 27 • 34 min
Interview with Michael Mammay, author of the books Planetside and Spaceside. In this episode, we discuss how his military background affects his writing, what it’s like to be an English teacher and published author, and his upcoming book,…
E3 Interview with Derek Kunsken
Apr 20 • 35 min
Interview with Derek Kunsken, author of two books (Quantum Magician and Quantum Garden) and many short stories. In this episode, we discuss writing for a different culture, translations, writing styles, and so much more. Thanks to Robin Taylor and…
E2 Interview with Russ Meyer
Apr 13 • 25 min
Interview with RD Meyer, author of three books, including Salvation Day, Wrongful Death, and the upcoming novel Schism. We’ll talk about whether he’s a pantser or plotter, how he got started in writing, what genres he writes in, and so much more. Thanks…
E1 Post-Apocalyptic Writing
Apr 8 • 14 min
In this episode, I discuss David Brin’s The Postman, COVID-19’s effect on post-apocalyptic writing, and read a short story called, “The Receptionist Queen.”Like the podcast? Please donate to keep it going at Buy me a Coffee. Thank you!