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  • Writestream Tuesday: Author Tom Tinney

    in Lifestyle

    A self-described conservative biker who is also a SciFi author? Tune in to Writestream Tuesday with Daria Anne on November 3 at 1 p.m. Eastern when she welcomes Tom Tinney to the show:


    Tom is a Biker-nerd (The v-twin powered kind...not a fan of peddling) that happens to enjoy writing Science Fiction and Fantasy. He has edited and contributed to motorcycle magazines, blogs and short story sites about the biker lifestyle. When he began to write books, he found his calling writing SciFi and Fantasy. He has written one book (“Threads”) and is writing three others (“Weaves”, “Blood of Invidia” and “ManaTech: Mages”). He has contributed to numerous published and online anthologies, including his ongoing Webisode’s of the SciFi detective noir “PULPED!”.

    His political leanings, as well as his Biker credo, have seeped into the writing and that is why he believes free enterprise, innovation and entrepreneurs will advance us to the stars.
     
    He currently resides in Wisconsin (which sucks 6 months out of the year for riding) with my wife and two dogs. His likes to say “Ride safe, Ride often”. Visit Tom at his websites: www.tomtinney.com and www.conservativebiker.com.


    During the live show, call in with your questions at (347) 945-7246.

  • 01:57

    Déjà vu: Same Character, Different Reality

    in Entertainment

    Question from Ask Me Anything: 


    penumbria asks: How do you write the same characters in different stories and stay true to their canon personas (so they aren’t OCs with the name of the canon character) but still keep them different without becoming Mary Sue or Gary Stu? In your head, what do you do to separate them from story to story. Like Harry in War Mages versus Harry in Serpent King vs Harry in Phoenix. Or Snape in War Mages, Serpent King, Unspeakable Plot, Soulmate Bond, and Phoenix? Or Elizabeth where some stories she is awesome (Sentinels of Atlantis) and others not so much, the same with Keller. How do you keep it straight in your head without falling into a rut that makes stories all the same with only a few details different because the characters are the same and react to each other the same way? How do you keep your personal head canon from bleeding all over every story in a fandom? It is something I know I struggle with. I’d love some advice because your stories handle it well.


    Tonight's Required but Not Used Short Pitch: Déjà vu is usually a glitch in the Matrix.

  • 00:54

    WRITERS ROUND TABLE RRW

    in Books

    Welcome to the show! I am Karen Vaughan your host along with my wonderful assistant Jon Magee from across the pond in bonny Scotland. Today we welcome Whit McClendon author of the Sci-fi/fantasy Mages Burden.  Today we talk to Whit about his writing pursuits and other projects. Sit back and enjoy as it will be a fun filled hour.
     

  • 01:00

    Happy Mitten Games & Aether Magic Kickstarter

    in Hobbies

    The Dungeon Crawlers Radio team is excited to welcome to the show Happy Mitten Games to talk about their upcoming game Aether Magic. 


    Happy Mitten Games is a publishing company focused on producing great tabletop games and content for the board gaming community.


    Here is the game synopsis:


    Aether Magic is a fantasy-themed auction and set collection game for 3-6 players and plays in 45 minutes. Players play as mages summoning from the portal, trading aether to gain more resources, and casting spells to earn points. Cast your master spell before the portal closes and earn the most points to become the master mage!


    Here is the webpage link:


    http://www.happymittengames.com/aether-magic/


    Dungeon Crawlers Radio is an exciting and unique geekly podcast that focuses on gaming, comics, fantasy & Sci-fi Books, and many more aspects of the world of Geek.


    Dungeon Crawlers Radio is produced by Dungeon Media.

  • 02:31

    ACE Metaphysicians ET Contact, Belief, Faith, alien truth

    in Spirituality

    Bill M Tracer - Tommy Hawksblood-Diane of Bioacousticresearch.com-Rob Ron Richter, Theresa J Morris - Spirituality Community discussion on Synchronicity-NDE-OBE-Compare- Angels & ET Experiences. Alien Extra-terrestrials, Divine Secrets-Mages & Messengers seeking source connection. Energy Reading-American Community Online- Non-Exclusive Universal Life Teachings & Shares.


    Join us Monday Nite! 9E/8C/7Mtn/6 PAC. - Ed Grimsley's Mission is to show people what is happening in earth space all the time. I want people to start looking through night vision binoculars and see the battles tasking place between aircraft including saucer shaped objects. To give people a chance for viewing these things I am planning to have skywatch gatherings. With more and more people seeing them, perhaps someone will take notice and report this to the media. Whoever it is we are battling, it is very serious and a threat to our National Security.

  • 01:05

    Les 12 Royaumes accessibles par les chants d'oiseaux

    in Spirituality

    Aujourd'hui Marc et Barbara continue l'aventure surprennant qui ménera à la Magie Pristine de la Mère Infinie. Avec des indices pour s'y préparer avant la Nuit des Anges le 31 décembre.

  • 01:52

    Episode Twenty...If you could live in any realm, which would you choose...

    in Hobbies

    Tonight's show is going to be all about where and more importantly When would you live if you had the chance to choose.  Would you wish to live in the Federation?  Or, perhaps in Water deep?  Would you fit in better to a time of mages and heros or Droids and Wookies?  Everyone is different and each fantasy realm has it's pluses and minuses.  So, strap on your thinking caps and lets talk about the best worlds to live in from our favorite movies, books, game or television show.


    And as always, we will have a new game review, some battle reports and news from around the geek world.

  • 01:00

    Gaming Worlds Collide: Mages in Cataclysm

    in Video Games

    Kat will be at DragonCon this week (lucky girl) but, never fear, the show will go on. Joining Esh this week to talk all about mages in Cataclysm will be Gazimoff from manaobscura.com and The Obscure Cast.

  • 00:34

    A. D. Roland is my Guest Author on December 30th

    in Books

    A. D. Roland joins me on December 30th to read an excerpt from her new high fantasy novel, Dark Consort. If you like magic, goblin kings, and healer mages, you won't want to miss this show!

  • 00:30

    Pro Tour Valencia Podcast Report: First hockey, now Magic - Canada wins again!

    in Hobbies

    Canada once again wins big this weekend. First the Olympics and hockey, now mages and faeries. What can't Canada dominate lately? 


    So Shaun McClaren wins big with UWR control. And he does in a meta that was basically Splinter Twin, and Blood Moon. Where are the big bad faeries? Why couldn't Naya top 8? And who will be the next Canadian to win big?


     

  • 00:31

    Helping Friends Cope with the Holidays with Dr. Brady!

    in Friends

    Helping yourself and friends cope with the holidays with Dr. Jonathan Brady:



    Thinking that holidays have to be inherently stressful and, therefore, have to be coped with is negative. Time to change your perspective.
    Overcome the images of the media defining your holidays for you, your family and friends.  
    If your own family is an issue for you or a friend, create a new holiday ritual.
    Helping friends – the idea of holiday is about belonging. Let your friends know they belong.


    See these holidays not as an obligation but as an opportunity – feeling grateful, setting up your spiritual traditions, and being thankful. Take every opportunity to re-visit how you can change your thinking around the holidays. By viewing this time as an opportunity to grow with your traditions, keeps them alive and fresh.


    And remember... a great friend starts with you!


    For more information go to www.superfriendgroups.com.


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