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Cover to Cover #382A: J.C. Hutchins

7th Son: Descent

Show Notes: J.C. Hutchins Discussion: A caller relates a plagiarism horror story, about an author friend of his having had work swiped from his website by a plagiarist who has been posting the stolen as his own work on other fiction websites. Stackpole recommends going through official channels to the service providers to have said […]

Cover to Cover #176: Gregory Frost / Fiona Avery

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Attack of the Jazz Giants by Gregory Frost.
The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery.

First up this week is Gregory Frost and his book, Attack of the Jazz Giants. Gregory's book is a collection of short stories and he tells us how they came about. Even though it sounds like a tribute to music, the scifi is rich. Tune in and hear the details.

After that, Fiona Avery is back to tell us about The Crown Rose. (XM listeners, you have a chance to get a free book. Tune in!)

Draco-Vista Studio receives many new books each week. So, we just have to tell you about them.

Michael Stackpole is in the studio and has the honor of tossing someone to The dragon this week. Find out what he thinks of mis-conceptualized fantasy stories.
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World Book Day 2012: Philippa Ballantine

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The books that inspired me as a teenager and still do to this day are the Chronicles of Morgaine by CJ Cherryh. Morgaine is a strong female character, that is incredibly forceful and determined. She felt more like Wuthering Heights Heathcliff—which was very unique to me since she is female. Her bondsman is Nhi Vanye who travels […]

World Book Day 2012: Brandy Grandberg

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