NOPHEK GLOSS author Essa Hansen discusses writing her debut science fiction novel, how she approached her sci-fi universe's elaborate world-building, and the influence of her work as a movie sound designer on her storytelling.
Playlist - Writing Science Fiction
The MurderBot Diaries author Martha Wells talks about the latest novel in the series, NETWORK EFFECT, her discovery writing process, and building a sci-fi universe around a unique protagonist.
Author K.B. Wagers talks about their new military science fiction novel, A PALE LIGHT IN THE BLACK (HarperVoyager). Learn about their creative process for this action-packed adventure featuring the NeoG.
Author K. Eason talks about her new fantasy/space opera novel, HOW RORY THORNE DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE. Learn how she developed the prose style and POVs for her subversive storybook adventure.
Author Madeleine Roux talks about her creative process for the deep space science fiction thriller SALVAGED (Ace Books), her transformation into an outliner, and the surprising classic story her new novel is built upon.
THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE (Tor Books) author Annalee Newitz talks about their creative process for the feminist time travel novel, and balancing complicated science fiction world-building with pacing and exposition.
ORPHAN BLACK: THE NEXT CHAPTER writer Heli Kennedy talks about continuing the story of the hit sci-fi TV show – in two formats: prose, and Tatiana Maslany-narrated audio – for the Serial Box platform.
Megan O’Keefe is the author of VELOCITY WEAPON (Orbit Books). Sanda Greeve wakes from stasis aboard an enemy ship to discover she has lost a leg, entire planet, and 230 years. Her only companion is an AI who may not be not entirely trustworthy.
Caitlin Starling is the debut author of THE LUMINOUS DEAD (Harper Voyager), It's a paranoia-drenched sci-fi tale that follows a young woman named Gyre on a solo expedition into an enigmatic cave system on a far-off planet.
Sci-Fi and Fantasy collide in Shaun Barger's debut novel MAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE (Saga Press), intertwining the stories of a young magician soldier and a cybernetically enhanced resistance fighter struggling against a planet-conquering AI.