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Hello, and welcome to Shining Moon: A Speculative Fiction Podcast, Episode 3. Today we’ll continue our series by asking questions about hard science fiction. We’ll talk a little about the history of this subgenre, what it takes to write fiction that crunches between your teeth, the research required, and more.
My guests today are William Ledbetter, M.V. Melcer, and A.T. Sayer.
Stories discussed are:
William Ledbetter, "Vigilance" (Analog) and "Broken Wings" (F&SF)
M.V. Melcer, "The Falling" (Clarkesworld 2021) https://clarkesworldmagazine.com/melcer_07_21/
A.T. Sayre, "I'm Not Robert" (Bewildering Stories 2017), "Across the River" (Analog, 2022), and "Giant" (Utopia Magazine 2021 ).
Holly Schofield, "Maximum Efficiency" (Analog, 2022) ” http://www.analogsf.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/MaximumEfficiency_Schofield_ART.pdf
with a reading from "Giant" by A.T. Sayre.
"Don't tell me that the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass." -- Anton Chekov
Piano music for closure
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