Archives for February 2003
Mitchell Graham was born in New York City in 1950. He attended college at Ohio State University on a fencing scholarship and went on to earn a law degree from the University of Texas. After practicing law for twenty years he went back to school and received a doctorate in Neuropsychology from the University of Miami. He has represented the United States many times in international fencing competitions. Along the way Mitchell won or placed in the finals of over 83 separate fencing competitions.
"The Fifth Ring" is his first novel. It was submitted to the prestigious Delmont-Ross Literary Contest and was awarded the gold medal in fantasy and the overall grand prize. He presently lives in Miami, Florida with his fianc? [Read more...]
Mitch joins us to talk about his book, The Fifth Ring, recently released by Harper Collins. It's the first book in a trilogy and regardless of what you might think from the title, it hasn't a thing to do with any of Tolkiens works.
The Fifth Ring is Mitch's first work as a novelist, bringing in many aspects of his past as a collegiate fencer, attorney and neuropsychologist. Now that sounds like an interesting back ground that would make anyone a fantasy author! [Read more...]
Born in London in 1939, Michael Moorcock has had an important influence in fantasy and science fiction since the '60's. He started out at the age of fifteen as editor of the Tarzan Adventures magazine, eventually being thrown off the magazine for trying to publish too much prose (it was supposed to be a comic strip magazine). After this he began selling stories to the Science Fiction and Fantasy magazines of the time, coming up with the Eternal Champion; a figure which has appeared throughout most of his fiction. [Read more...]
Michael Moorcock is talking with us about his latest book, The Skrayling Tree. If you've followed Elric over the years, you might find him in an odd place, dealing with Nazi's and Native Americans! Yes, Stormbringer is still around, so old hats won't be disappointed. New readers will enjoy this book (the second in a series of three) as well. [Read more...]
It's our one year anniversary!
Join Michael and Evo as they recap the year. A nice little "time warp" with the highlights (and the lowlights!) of the last 365 days, catching up with past guests and reliving a few moments. [Read more...]