Category Archives: Daily Rants

Talkcast 497 – GraniteCon 2021 Preview & WL Hawkin Returns

What Do GraniteCon and Paranormal Romance Have In Common? Why, it’s Sci Fi Saturday Night , of course! New England is so very lucky to have a Granitecon this year. We get a few moments to talk with Chris from Double Midnight Comics to get an overview of what we can expect from this years […]

TalkCast 496 – More Tales From The Haunted Bank

What a pleasure it is to have Kathrin Hutson back with us again. She returns to talk about book two in her Accessory to Magic series, The Cursed Fae. When last we spoke with her is was to kick off this series and we got our introduction to the magical underground world of Denver and […]

TalkCast 495 – A Cat On The Cover Always Sells Books

In this Cast we get to again speak author Edward Willett about his latest “juvenile” SF thriller Star Song; the adventures of Kriss, a young orphan boy, his off-worlder girlfriend Tevera and his touchlyre. One might rightfully ask , just what is a touchlyre, what  does it do, where does it come from…. and these […]

TalkCast 494 – Not To Be Confused With Garfunkle and Oats

Never in the course of a Cast  have I ever said “can I say something about that ” more times that in this episode and I’m not sure why other that I think Commander Cam and I adore these two folks very much. In this episode we are so pleased to welcome back Scot Noel […]

TalkCast 493 – Vampires in Australia?

In this episode we get to meet author Anna J. Walner as she introduces her new series, Garkain, Book One of the Ulura Legacy. In this first book we meet Amelia, a woman of extraordinary gifts who is learning about herself in many ways. As she explores her lineage she begins to realize it is […]

TalkCast 491 – Delta Variant Pez Dispensers for Jennifer Anne Gordon

The key phrase in tonight’s show seems to be ‘My Banter is Bad” as we talk about Jennifer’s latest “horror”book Pretty/Ugly and peoples attempt to pigeonhole the genre. We also got the chance to talk about her style of writing which puts the reader between two railroad tracks and keeps the main characters  careening on […]

TalkCast 490 – Smart Writing for Smart Readers

  In this episode we talk about opening back up of conventions, Northeast Comicon, Gay Somers, Blind Boxes. The blind box analogy referred to Kristi Charish and her newest book, Owl and the Japanese Circus which is book four in the Owl series and really just dumped Commander Cam and I into this wonderful universe […]

TalkCast 489 – An Exciting New Universe Begins… Section 4

Sound confusing? Sure it does! It wouldn’t be Richard Poalinelli if it wasn’t, but god it was great to have him back on the show for appearance number 5 which makes him the newest  official member of The Five Timers Club.  He brings to us Galen’s Way. A Starquest 4th Age Adventure. First and foremost […]

TalkCast 488 – Long Walk Into The Wasteland

Jenna Greene joins the Commander and I as we talk with her about book two in her Reborn Marks Series, Renew, to continue the tale of Lexil and Finn and the story of their plight. We get the chance to learn more about the many different stopovers in this world and how they interact and […]

TalkCast 487 – Darling Family Values

It’s not often we get a second chance to talk with a wildly inventive author upon their sophomore outing and yet here we are with Liz Butcher as she offers up Never Never, one of the most inventive mystery horror novels to come into Area 51 in a very long time. Set loosely within the […]

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