GenreTainment #102 – Gen Con 2015 Special Part 2

gen-con-logo

It’s part 2 of our special at Gen Con, the longest running gaming convention in the world. Even though its focus is on gaming, there is much more than just that. We start off the interviews with many authors & illustrators in Authors Alley and wrap up the interviews at Gen Con Film Festival with the producers of the fantasy film The Rangers: A Shadow Rising.

Please enjoy part 2 and see the links below related to the interviews from this episode. Be sure to check out part 1 with more Authors Alley & Film Festival interviews!

GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.  We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.

Links:

GenreTainment #101 – Gen Con 2015 Special Part 1

gen-con-logo

For this 101st episode of GenreTainment we have a number of interviews from Gen Con, the longest running gaming convention in the world. Even though its focus is on gaming, there is much more than just that. We start off the interviews with the Gen Con Film Festival and then interview many authors & illustrators in Authors Alley.

We got so many interviews that we had to make this a two-parter. Please enjoy part 1 and see the links below related to the interviews from this episode. Be sure to check out part 2!

GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.  We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.

Links:

GenreTainment #98 – Featuring Writer Shawn Coyne

The Story Grid

For this 98th episode we are chatting with editor/publisher/literary agent/writer Shawn Coyne.  Shawn tells us about his career in publishing and talks in-depth about his new information packed non-fiction book “The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know.” The book explains a method that Shawn has used for over 300 books in his career. So get ready to learn all about genre and how to write & edit your own story.

GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.  We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.

Links:

GenreTainment #96 – Featuring Writer Dean Wesley Smith

Dean Wesley Smith Smiths Monthly Thunder Mountain - Avalanche Creek

Welcome to another edutainment filled episode of GenreTainment! On this 96th episode we are speaking with writer Dean Wesley Smith. He is a USA Today bestselling author with over 100 novels and hundreds of short stories published.

He shares with us how he started his now over 40 year career, and gives some excellent writing tips from his experience and from his non-fiction book Writing Into The Dark. Smith tells us what it is like writing media tie-in books for movie & TV show settings like Star Trek, Men and Black,Quantum Leap, and more. He also talks about his original book series, like his Old West time travel series Thunder Mountain, his scifi Space Opera the Seeders Universe, and his superhero series Poker Boy.

GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.  We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.

Links:

GenreTainment #90 – Featuring Writer Tim Waggoner

The Nekropolis ArchivesFor this episode of GenreTainment Marx & Julie are speaking with prolific author and writing professor Tim Waggoner. He has published numerous novels, three short story collections, and has over one hundred published stories in the Fantasy, Horror, and Thriller genres.

We discuss his Nekroplis books, Shadow Watch books, Ghost Trackers books, and his media tie-in books for shows like Supernatural, Stargate SG-1 and more. Waggoner also tells us about his newest Shadow Watch book, Dream Stalkers. And he shares excellent writing advice.

GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.  We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.

Links:

GenreTainment #88 – Featuring Writer Joanna Penn

ARKANE Books

For this episode of GenreTainment Marx & Julie are speaking with New York Times and USA Today bestselling supernatural/thriller author Joanna Penn (also known as J.F. Penn). We discuss Penn’s life change from IT consultant to full-time award winning self-published author and public speaker. We learn about her supernatural thriller series ARKANE and her London Psychic series. We also talk about her non-fiction books for writers and she gives us solid tips for becoming a writer.

GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.  We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.

Links:

GenreTainment #87 – Featuring Writer Rachel Caine and Director Blake Calhoun

Morganville series

It’s the first episode of GenreTainment in 2015! We took January off, but we are back and we are speaking with New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Rachel Caine and award winning web series creator veteran Blake Calhoun about their new vampire web series, Morganville. Which is based on the bestselling young adult urban fantasy book series, The Morganville Vampires.

We discuss the challenges of adapting a book into a web series, the challenges of casting, funny stories on set, tips for authors & web series creators, and much more.

GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.  We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.

Links:

GenreTainment #86 – Featuring Writer Pamela Douglas

Future of TV

It’s the last episode of GenreTainment in 2014! And for this episode we are speaking with award winning writer Pamela Douglas (Writing the TV Drama Series) about her new book The Future of Television: Your Guide to Creating TV in the New World.

We discuss the changes happening in television, the growth in original series from unexpected places like Netflix & DirectTV, tips for writers in television and so much more.

GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.  We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.

Links:

GenreTainment #82 – Writer Laurie Scheer and Miami Web Fest

Writers Advantage cover

Welcome to another episode of GenreTainment! For this episode we chat with writer Laurie Scheer about her new book, “The Writer’s Advantage: A Tookit for Mastering Your Genre.” We talk about the study of Genre, which is fitting for a show called Genre-Tainment and learn tips for writers. 

We also have bonus interviews with web series creators from around the world at Miami Web Fest.

GenreTainment is where we talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series.  We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.

Links: