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Today we welcome Kristina Ritorto, author of I Am A Survivor and Invisible Girl, and her father Marco Ritorto, author of The Cabal, as they discuss their books, inspirations, and the process of writing. You do not want to miss this family of authors! 

For more information you can check out their stuff at the following:

Website: https://mritorto.wixsite.com/ritortofamilybooks

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ritortofamilybooks/

Twitter: @marcbjjfighter

Amazon: Kristina Ritorto & Marc Ritoro

 

 

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Host: Jeremiah

Guest: Dr. Anthony Bean. PhD, editor of The Psychology of Zelda, available to buy wherever books are sold 

Amazon ($10.18 Kindle)

Barnes and Noble ($16.95 Physical)

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Guest: John Cristóbal talking about his new and FIRST book Might & Valour: Legacy of the Kingdom due out April 30 for preorder and May 10 for EBook and the end of May for physical copy sales!

Facebook Author Page: https://www.facebook.com/authorjohncristobal/

Twitter: @_JohnCristobal

Barnes and Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/might-valour-john-crist-bal/1131339941?ean=2940156058280

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/935568

 

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Voice actor, sound engineer, voice director, author, and more Dan Friedman joins us to give us a look at the more technical side of voice acting and to give his advice on voice acting as he does in his book Sound Advice: Voiceover From An Audio Engineers Perspective, available at his website.

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This week our guest is Philip Athans, former writer and editor for TSR and Wizards of the Coast; where he worked in franchises such as the Forgotten Realms and Magic the Gathering. He has written many books including the novelizations of Baldurs Gate 1 and 2 and has worked with authors from R.A. Salvatore to J. Robert King and then some. Now he works on helping authors become better with his Guide to Writing Fantasy, and Guide to Writing Monsters, and operates a blog to help even more aspiring authors!

Websites: Fantasy Authors Handbook

Twitter: @PhilAthans

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Rob Smith joins us to discuss Star Wars Gaming, how the fall of Lucasarts led to where we are now as well as factors that may or may not be affecting EA's ability to make Star Wars Games. 

Rob Smith is the author or Rogue Leaders: The Story of LucasArts and has worked decades in the game industry with many of the major studios. 

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Fanitarium Interview Guest: Gary Bloom

Project: Antares Ascended (Support the Patreon Today)

Subjects: Writing Science Fiction, Influential Authors and Series, Fandom, and Writing in a Modern Busy World

LNsPZ1524881702.jpgThis month on the Fanitarium we dive into the world of fantasy as we talk about fantasy novels, films, television series. What have they tackled, what could they tackle in the future? What are we reading? Then the creator of the Forgotten Realms returns to the show as we discuss the evolving market of fantasy, answer your questions, and more!

We hope you enjoy your stay at the Fanitarium and be sure to join us next month as we bring in another guest and more discussion and of course each week as we discuss special topics of fandom on LETS TALK, FANDOM!

And of course you can always catch us on Geekfactormedia.com

If you want to leave a voicemail, a comment, or request, feel free to leave them at our voicemail found at: https://www.speakpipe.com/TheFanitariumVoiceMail or email the hosts at banenathos@gmail.com

Music is by and is used with permission from Caleb Cuzner and can be found at https://www.calebcuzner.com/https://www.calebcuzner.com/

StackpoleBanner.jpgWelcome to the Fanitarium where the fans run the madhouse. Each month we will discuss topics of fandom and bring fans into the discussion. This month we discuss the state of fandoms from DC to Marvel, Star Wars to Star Trek, Harry Potter, to Anime. What is coming up? What is there to get excited for and more! Then we dive into our spotlight guest as Michael A. Stackpole, author of many many science fiction novels including many in the Star Wars and Battletech universes, joins us to answer our questions and of course your questions as submitted. 

We hope you enjoy your stay at the Fanitarium and be sure to join us next month as we bring in another guest and more discussion and of course each week as we discuss special topics of fandom on LETS TALK, FANDOM!

And of course you can always catch us on Geekfactormedia.com

If you want to leave a voicemail, a comment, or request, feel free to leave them at our voicemail found at: https://www.speakpipe.com/TheFanitariumVoiceMail or email the hosts at banenathos@gmail.com

Music is by and is used with permission from Caleb Cuzner and can be found at https://www.calebcuzner.com/https://www.calebcuzner.com/

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Guest: Ian Doescher

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Guest: Paul S. Kemp

Date: January 2017

January 14, 2017

Interview: Brian Kindregan

Guest: Brian Kindregan

Date: January 2017

 

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Interview: William C. Dietz

Guest: William C. Dietz

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Guest: John Jackson Miller

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September 24, 2016

Interview: Rob Smith

Guest: Rob Smith

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Interview: Adam Bray

Guest: Adam Bray

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Guest: John Jackson Miller

Date: September 2016

September 3, 2016

Interview: J.W. Rinzler!

Guest: J.W. Rinzler

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August 20, 2016

Interview: Darren Jacobs

Guest: Darren Jacobs

Date: August 2016

Guests: Israel Grey, author of the Dark and Day series and Linnea Sage voice of Agent 13 aka Sharon Carter and Nebula from the Marvel Avengers Academy series
 
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Guests: Four long time listeners and contributors of the show talk about their careers in voice work, acting, and writing, as well as their fandoms and John Jackson Miller 

Date: May 2016

March 26, 2016

Interview: Greg Weisman

Guest: Greg Weisman

Date: March 2016

Guest: Elaine Cunningham

Date: March 2016
March 4, 2016

Interview: Martha Wells

Guest: Martha Wells

Date: March 2016

February 27, 2016

Interview: Tim Lebbon

Guest: Tim Lebbon

Date: February 2016

February 20, 2016

Interview: Greg Bear

Guest: Greg Bear

Date: February 2016

February 5, 2016

Interview: Donald F. Glut

Guest: Donald F. Glut

Date: February 2016

Guest: Erin M. Evans

Date: January 2016

 
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Interview: Daniel Wallace

Guest: Daniel Wallace

Date: November 2015

October 9, 2015

Interview: John Whitman

Guest: John Whitman
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Interview: Michael Moorcock

Guest: Michael Moorcock
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Interview: Shannon Eric Denton

Guest: Shannon Eric Denton
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Date: April 2015

 
March 7, 2015

Interview: Stuart Moore

Guest: Stuart Moore

Date: March 2015

Guest: Walter Jon Williams

Date: January 2015

December 13, 2014

Interview: Ryder Windham

Guest: Ryder Windham

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November 22, 2014

Interview: Ian Doescher

Guest: Ian Doescher

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Guest: Sean Williams

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Guest: Dr. Travis Langley

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October 4, 2014

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Guest: Sean McKeever

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Guest: Erin M. Evans

Date: October 2014

 
June 28, 2014

Interview: Jeff Grubb

Guest: Jeff Grubb

Date: June 2014

 

 

Guests: Richard Lee Byers and David Farland (Dave Wolverton)

Date: June 2014

 

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