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The Raconteur Roundtable

The Raconteur Roundtable


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In-depth, intimate interviews with some of the best storytellers alive today.

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Kara Dennison joins the gang for a delightful discussion of her Doctor Who fiction, her light novel paranormal romance series Owl's Flower, the Arthurian Legends (much to James' delight), anime & her Crunchyroll reporting (much to Ben's... more

R. Alan Siler, editor at kOZMIC Press, joins the gang to discuss his new Doctor Who charity anthology Children of Time (which everyone contributed to). We discuss the charity (Furkids, one of the largest no-kill shelters), the contributors,... more

Jon Black speaks about his brand new Arthurian novel, Bel Nemeton, and his time as a Benjamin Franklin impersonator. Also a discussion of his Preditor and Editors 2017 award-winning novella, "Gabriel's Trumpet." You can find Bel... more

Louise Jameson discusses Gallifrey, ATA Girl, Big Finish Productions, Omega Factor, and Doctor Who. We touch on Vincent River, as well. Lou is a wonderful writer, and an engaging guest. This is one of our favorite interviews yet. The... more

MH sounds a little choked up during that intro. But soon all is well as James and Ben, inspired by the interview, discuss how you can invest your reader in unlikeable protagonists. Just because they're unlikeable doesn't mean your... more

Coming to you live from the most exciting sports news network, ESPBEN, is The Raconteur Roundtable. We bring you an on the field breakdown of how 18thWall Productions faired in the recent Preditors and Editors Readers' Poll 2017, and... more

Jacqueline Rayner joins us for an intimate two hour interview covering everything from her time at BBC Books' Doctor Who office through to Big Finish Productions, including her novels, her work on benny, British Girls Comics, and the possibility... more

[Check in on 2/17 for an all-new episode with Jacqueline Rayner!] Ben sings a song. MH snarks over her tea. James is sedate. It's The Raconteur Roundtable, same as ever, with the same great content. Take a listen to see how we're... more

Nikki Nelson-Hicks joins the gang to discuss her newest work, the Cryptid Clash! novella Rumble, which pits Mongolian Death Worms against mole people (Eaters of the Rocks) aganinst each other in a fight to the death. Everyone... more

Nicole Petit joins the gang to talk about her new collection, Speakeasies and Spiritualists. It's a tribute to Rose Mackenberg, Harry Houdini's chief supernatural investigator. We talk about her, her career, and the stories she... more