Shane Gries’s From the Ashes of a Dead World

Shane Gries’s From the Ashes of a Dead World

by Jim McCoy Welcome to the last day of Jimbo’s Memorial Day Weekend Extravaganza 2021, where I honor our fallen by honoring their buddies who wrote Science Fiction and Fantasy novels. Yes, I am aware that Memorial Day is to honor our war dead, but I’m not...

Walt Boyes Interview with Marella Sands

By day, Walt Boyes is a not-so-mild-mannered chief futurist and manufacturing expert and  partner in a high-technology consulting firm, Spitzer and Boyes LLC. Ah, but by night, he transforms into the Bananaslug of Baen’s Bar, and begins to write. Walt has written...

Episode 2: Virginia DeMarce

In this episode, Joy interviews author Virginia DeMarce. Virginia Easley DeMarce grew up on a farm near Columbia, Missouri, and turned into an academic, ending up with a Ph.D. in early modern European History from Stanford. After some years teaching at Northwest...

Episode 1: David Drake

This is the first in a series of Conversations Around Joy Ward’s Campfire. In this edition, Joy interviews David Drake. Ring of Fire Press is re-publishing David Drake’s seminal novel, Old Nathan, which was an homage to science fiction and fantasy author Manly Wade...
Steve Ruskin reads from The Newton Cipher

Steve Ruskin reads from The Newton Cipher

Steve Ruskin writes science fiction, alternate history, and thrillers. He is an award-winning historian, with a PhD in the history of science, and has written numerous non-fiction books and articles, including the #1 Amazon Bestseller, ‘America’s First Great Eclipse.’