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James L. Sutter co-created the popular roleplaying games PATHFINDER and STARFINDER. He discusses writing for RPGs and media tie-ins, and his new novel, DARKHEARTS.

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Greta Kelly returns to Fictitious to talk about her new fantasy novel, THE QUEEN OF DAYS. We discuss its origin as a NaNoWriMo project, developing a tightly-contained fantasy setting, and maintaining emotional drama in a fast-paced heist story.
Matt Wallace talks about his epic fantasy trilogy, THE SAVAGE REBELLION. We discuss the series's examination of empire, historical influences, and challenging editorial experience.
After a two-year hiatus, Fictitious returns to your podcast feeds. Host Adron Buske explains the reason for the break, and the return, and how the show will evolve going forward.
Zen Cho discusses her latest book, BLACK WATER SISTER, an urban fantasy of ghosts, grandmas, and gangsters set in Malaysia. We talk about crafting authentic regional dialects, writing "fantasy" using real world religious lore, and exploring cultural idiom in world-building.
Fictitious — A Podcast About the Storytelling Craft of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Fictitious Podcast

The Storytelling Craft of Science Fiction & Fantasy

FICTITIOUS is a podcast that delves into the craft of Science Fiction & Fantasy storytelling through interviews with authors and other professional writers. These conversations examine the writing process, techniques, and work habits of passionate creators and explore their latest, and most popular, works.

Fictitious is hosted and produced by Adron Buske.

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