Interview with Barry Broad and Drew Mendelson

Barry BroadBarry Broad was born in Los Angeles in 1957. He is a lawyer by training and has spent his professional career as a lobbyist, representing a variety of union clients from the Screen Actors Guild and the Teamsters to the Longshoremen and Jockeys’ Guild. His work has brought him in contact with people from all walks of life and he has used those people and their stories to dive deep into the lives of the characters that animate his fiction. He earned his law degree from the University of California, Davis and attended King’s College, Cambridge University, in England and U.C. Davis as an undergraduate. He is the author of two espionage thrillers, Eve of Destruction and its sequel, Requiem for the Damned[

Drew MendelsonDrew Mendelson is a novelist and short story writer born in 1945 in Kansas City. He has worked as a labor journalist and photographer and as a political speech and op-ed writer for California’s governor, state senators and state treasurers. Drew is a Vietnam War combat veteran. He and his wife, Susan, live in Sacramento, California. He holds a master’s degree in creative writing and is a longtime member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. His other longer published works include two science fiction novels, Pilgrimage and Marin 2120 CE, and a Vietnam War novel, Song Ba To.
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Episode 302: Desperate Measures

Episode 302: Desperate Measures

With Cunningham determined to stay put in the past, the Doctor and Abigail pull out the stops to change his mind. Even if this doesn’t work, Dr. Sage has other (less conventional) ideas.

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Dark Sea Rising by Barry Broad and Drew Mendelson

Dark Sea Rising Feature

Madness and murder engulf a floating oil platform.

A remote deep-sea oil drill blows apart, pushing the cash-strapped energy company that owns it toward bankruptcy. Madness and murder engulf the oil platform. A probe shows intelligent life on the deepest sea floor, evolved from long-lived cephalopods to whom the oil is sacred. Though peaceful, they will defend the oil at all costs. Alerted to the intentions of previously unknown humans the undersea intelligence is pushed toward a conflict that could destroy both civilizations.

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Interview with Kevin Weir

Kevin Weir INterview

Kevin Weir is an AMPIA Award winning writer of science fiction, fantasy, and comedy. A multidisciplinary storyteller, he has written short films, webseries, stageplays, as well as short stories. These short stories have appeared in places such as Red Sun MagazineEnigma Front, and In Places Between. He lives in Alberta where he hosts The Third Space Podcast and lives with two dogs that he does not own, but are always around.
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Endless Hunger by Kevin Weir

The new world is full of wireless technologies, medical marvels, and advanced security.

It’s 2133, and Earth has rebuilt after a global catastrophe.

Megacities, wireless tech, and augmented humans are all commonplace. What isn’t common, is Kraft. Kraft sees monsters. This tends to get him in trouble, especially when the rest of the world doesn’t believe they exist. For Kraft, even an easy job like cleaning a corporation’s computer system involves a dark cult, a battle with faeries, and a computer virus that reaches into the real world.

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Interview with J.R. Campbell and Shannon Allen

Interview with JR Campbell and Shannon Allen

The story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table are embedded into our thoughts, even if you’ve never picked up a book about them. These stories are so much a part of Western literature, they often get woven into other more modern tales. However, seldom do we get a chance to explore the myths and legends with wholly new stories. Editors J.R. Campbell and Shannon Allen have brought together a new collection of Arthurian tales in By the Light of Camelot.

The anthology is recently released. We took a moment to get the thoughts of what went into making the anthology with the editors J.R. Campbell and Shannon Allen.

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By the Light of Camelot edited by J. R. Campbell & Shannon Allen

By the Light of Camelot

13 Newly Imagined Arthurian Tales Set Against a Landscape of Magic, Cruelty, and Destiny…

Many were called. Few remembered.

Ruled by Arthur, the Once and Future King, these Knights took their place next to those who would become legend. Lancelot. Galahad. Tristan. Yet Kingdoms are not shaped by myths but by courage and belief…

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Episode 301: Chickens Come Home to Roost

Chickens Come Home to Roost

Dr Sage is forced to confront the situation with Cunningham, as she hides his deteriorating body in a closet. Will she let him die, and if so, what will happen to his conscious mind back in Antwerp?

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Episode 001: Season One Synopsis

Sage and Savant Season One Synopsis

This is NOT an episode, but a complete synopsis of Season One. If you are new to the podcast and want to get started with Season Two, this synopsis will give you all the information you need to jump right in at episode 201. If you are a long-time Sage and Savant listener, this is a great way to refresh yourself with the events of Season One without having to listen to all fourteen episodes. However, this is just a synopsis and does not replace the rich story and characterizations of the full episodes.

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N. K. Blazevic, Inspired by Nature

N. K. Blazevic was born in Montreal and currently lives in Saint-Andre-D’Argenteuil, Quebec, where she has become a passionate beekeeper. She studied art for a year in college but she could not nurture her talent or interest there. She was much more interested in being outdoors. She fled to the countryside of the Quebec Laurentians where she apprenticed for a stone mason and cultivated her love of art and animals. She considers herself a student of life with a keen interest in the natural world. She hopes her book Grimenna can not only entertain and enchant readers, but can help to promote a green renaissance.

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