• Days of Geek,  Podcast

    DoG Ep 02: Interview with Tanya Gough

    by Note that the contact info given in the episode itself is no longer any good. If you want to find me, try Facebook, @writingdad on Twitter, or email: lance@lanceschonberg.com. 00:00 Episode ID Days of Geek, Episode 2: Interview with Tanya Gough and the Star Trek re-watch begins.   00:07 Music – “Split In Synapse”, courtesy of Kevin McCleod at incompetch.com.   00:14 Intro I quote Frank Zappa on books (“So many books, so little time.”) and observe that while the publishing industry is changing, it’s probably going to get better for readers in the short and long term.   00:48 Main In which I very briefly introduce the main…

  • Writing

    Things I Brought Home from World Fantasy Convention 2012

    by A list, if you hadn’t guessed. 1. Virtual friendships made real: I met quite a few people I’d only known on twitter up until this weekend. Uniformly an awesome group, I’m happy and better to have met them all. 2. More new friendships than I’m going to try counting. See point number 1, but also people that I met randomly or was introduced to by other people. 3. Tonnes of awesome experiences. In the bar, restaurants, panels, hallways. And all about the people. 4. Two (or maybe three) semi-crystallized ideas of potential novel scope and I don’t know how many short story possibilities, all rubbing up against each other…