SFOHA: The Science Fiction Oral History Association

August 27, 2009 by · 2 Comments
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The Science Fiction Oral History Association
The Science Fiction Oral History Association, has a new blog (that’s also soon to be a podcast). SFOHA is currently presided over by el presidente Rick Jackson. Rick is a former reviews editor for SFFaudio. The site is just getting started – but it’s a terrific start with several cool convention panels Rick recorded at Penguicon 2009 (a combination Science Fiction and open source software convention) and CONfusion 2009.

Penguicon 2009:

Copywhat Copyrights! Open Source Licensing in Literature |MP3|
Panel: Rick Jackson,

Creating a Wikinomic Online Community |MP3| Panel: Rick Jackson, Sarah Elkins

Legal Issues and Podcasting |MP3|
Panel: Rick Jackson, Steve Eley

Selling Your Soul – Marketing Your Work on a Limited Budget |MP3|
Panel: Rick Jackson, Jim C. Hines

Cyptic CONfusion 2009:

What Turns Great Ideas Into Short Stories Or Novels?
Panelists: Kelley Armstrong, Violette Malan [M], Paul Melko, Catherine Shaffer and Sandee Rodriguez
1 |MP3| – Approx. 46 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Recorded: Saturday January 24, 2009 10am
We all know where ideas come from, don’t we? But what are we supposed to do with them after that? How do we translate those ideas into successful stories and novels? Come and find out!

Did Captain Kirk Own A Wallet?
Panelists: Cory Doctorow, Tobias Buckell [M], Philip Edward Kaldon, Paul Melko and Matthew Stewart-Fulton
1 |MP3| – Approx. 52 Minutes [CONVENTION PANEL]
Recorded: Recorded: Saturday January 24, 2009 11am
Economics and SF how has science fiction has portrayed economics of the future over the years how have things changed, what are some of the enduring themes?

Setting: Haven’t I been here before?
Panelists: Violette Malan [M], Karl Schroeder, Catherine Shaffer, Doselle Young and Jim Frenkel
1 |MP3| – Approx. 46 Minutes [CONVENTION PANEL]
Recorded: Recorded: Saturday January 24, 2009 12pm
How important is setting to a reader’s understanding and enjoyment of the story? Is setting the real difference between S and SF? Are we overusing the settings we have, and are there any new ones?

Meet the New Boss: Young Adult SF
Panelists: Cory Doctorow, Kelley Armstrong, Anne Harris [M], Jim Frenkel, Doselle Young, Steven Harper Piziks
1 |MP3| – Approx. 56 Minutes [CONVENTION PANEL]
Recorded: Saturday January 24, 2009 1pm
How it is the same and different from adult SF and how it has evolved over the years and where it is going. Will it overtake Paranormal Romance and become the next big thing?

Big Brother Is Watching You!
Panelists: Cory Doctorow, David Rozian, Steve Buchheit, Karl Schroeder [M], Catherine Shaffer
1 |MP3| – Approx. 58 Minutes [CONVENTION PANEL]
Recorded: Saturday January 24, 2009 3pm
Personal privacy in the electronic age we now have or will have chips on everything we own including pets, where is this all going? Is it a good thing or a bad thing?

Podcasting — the future of it
Panelists: Cat Rambo, Matthew Stewart-Fulton, Alexander Bouchard, and Rick Jackson
1 |MP3| – Approx. 45 Minutes [CONVENTION PANEL]
Recorded: Sunday January 25, 2009 12pm

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The Time Traveler has… ConFusion 2008 – Convention Panels

April 6, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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ConFusion 2008The Time Traveler, of The Time Traveler Show podcast, attended an SF con (Confusion 2008) in January. Because he recorded so many panels he’s not podcasting them all, have a look, pick and choose on his site or below…

Teh Awesome Duo – Revealed!
1 |MP3| – [INTERVIEW]
Convention: ConFusion 2008
Recorded: Jan. 19th, Sat, 12:00-13:00
An interview with Guests of Honor Justine Larbalestier, Scott Westerfeld conducted by John Scalzi

Piracy of Fiction on the Internet
Panelists Patrick Nielsen Hayden, John Scalzi (M), Merry Haskell, Patrick Rothfuss, and Paul Melko
1 |MP3| – [CONVENTION PANEL]
Convention: ConFusion 2008
Recorded: Jan. 19th, Sat, 12:00-13:00
What is fair use versus exploitation without compensation?

The Short Sell
John Scalzi (M), Mike Resnick, William Schafer, David Klecha
1 |MP3| – [SF CONVENTION PANEL]
Convention: ConFusion 2008
Recorded: Jan. 19th, Sat, 14:00-15:00
Where are the current markets for short sf? Are some better than others? What is the place for short fiction in the science fiction field today?

The Internet as Career Tool
By Tobias Buckell (M), The Ferrett, Catherynne Valente, Suzanne Church
1 |MP3| – [SF CONVENTION PANEL]
Convention: ConFusion 2008
Recorded: Jan. 20th, Sun, 11:00-12:00
What are the best ways to use the internet to promote your career? From webpages to blogs to other ideas.

The Art and Science of Evolving as a Writer
Panelists John Scalzi, Paul Melko (m), Sarah Zettel, Jim Hines
1 |MP3| – [SF CONVENTION PANEL]
Convention: ConFusion 2008
Recorded: Jan. 20th, Sun, 12:00-1:00
In order to improve as a writer you have to practice. What are some of the ways to do this? How can you tell if there is improvement?

Also, The Time Traveler Show #23 |MP3| contains two recordings from ConFusion with Jim Hines that are not listed above. Also the next Time Traveler Show will feature a reading by Mike Resnick! If you haven’t already, subscribe to the podcast using this feed:

http://www.timetravelershow.com/shows/feed.xml

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Beam Me Up podcast archives 2 dozen Science Fiction stories

September 6, 2007 by · Leave a Comment
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Podcast - Beam Me UpHoly cow! Paul Cole of the Beam Me Up radio show/podcast has written into say:

“I am archiving stories off the podcast (I have limited space on podomatic so eventually I have to pare the oldest ‘cast off the roll) they are just the stories from the podcast (a lot of the material in the podcast is news and ages out quick)”

It think that’s awesome, he’s absolutely right, the news material doesn’t age well and the unabridged short stories and novelletes will all be listenable for decades (and centuries) to come. You can find the archive of stories HERE, or below:

68 Vette
By Shaun A. Saunders; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – 11 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

All The Things You Are
By Mike Resnick; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – 69 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Ambassador
By Peter Watts; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – 24 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

The Crystal Egg
By H.G. Wells; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – 51 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Curtain Call
By Shaun A. Saunders; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – 15 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Digital Love
By Mary Turzillo; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 8 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Echo
By Elizabeth Hand; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – 22 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
*This one is a Nebula Award winning story

Final Solution
By Shaun A. Saunders; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 5 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Henry James This One’s For You
By Jack McDevitt; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 20 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Hubble
By Shaun A. Saunders; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 14 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Kin
By Bruce McAlister; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 32 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Last Light
By Shaun A. Saunders; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 9 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Message In A Time Capsule
By Charles M. Stross; Read by Ron Huber
1 |MP3| – Approx. 7 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Of Mice And…
By Shaun A. Saunders; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 5 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Old MacDonald
By Mike Resnick; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – 31 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Pip And The Fairies
By Theodora Goss; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 22 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Print Crime
By Cory Doctorow; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – 7 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Promises To Keep
By Jack McDevitt; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 44 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

The Applicant
By Karren Gossow; Read by Paul Cole
1 MP3| – Approx. 5 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

The House Beyond Your Sky
By Ben Rosenbaum; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 32 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

The Lollipop Man
By Shaun A. Saunders; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 5 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

The Walls Of The Universe
By Paul Melko; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3|- 2 Hours 26 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Tyger
By Jack McDevitt; Read by Paul Cole
1 |MP3| – Approx. 17 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

If you want to keep up with the show subscribe to the podcast via this feed:

http://beameup.podomatic.com/rss2.xml

Podible Paradise podcast

May 4, 2007 by · Leave a Comment
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Podible Paradise: The Viable Paradise PodcastPodible Paradise: The Viable Paradise Podcast is a show covering the attendees of the Viable Paradise writer’s workshop, a week-long, residential SF and Fantasy Writing workshop held every fall in Martha’s Vineyard. Interviewees are typically current and former instructors or former students. The subjects talked about mostly revolve around what it’s like to attend and what’s learned there. One caveat, this show is NOT in the standard MP3 format, it is in the less compatible M4A format.

Episode 00: Mur Lafferty |M4A|
Episode 01: Greg Van Eekhout |M4A|
Episode 02: Jennifer Pelland |M4A|
Episode 03: Paul Melko |M4A|
Episode 04: Jim Macdonald and Debra Doyle |M4A|
Episode 05: Cory Doctorow |M4A|
Episode 06: David Thompson, David Barr Kirtley, Lisa Moore, Sharon Mock, Zak Jarvis plus more |M4A|
Episode 07: Sandra McDonald |M4A|

You can subscribe to the feed via this URL:

http://podibleparadise.com//?feed=rss2

Paul Melko’s The Walls Of The Universe on Beam Me Up

May 2, 2007 by · Leave a Comment
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Podcast - Beam Me UpBeam Me Up, our favorite New England radio show, has wrapped up a reading of Paul Melko‘s Hugo and Nebula award nominated novella The Walls Of The Universe.

Get all five shows to listen to all five parts:
|Show 46 MP3 |Show 47 MP3| Show 48 MP3| Show 49 MP3| Show 50 MP3|

Melko says the story is “about a man who finds himself lost in a series of universes, unable to get back to his own.”

The Walls Of The Universe by Paul MelkoThe Walls Of The Universe
By Paul Melko; Read by Paul Cole
5 MP3s -[UNABRIDGED]
Podcaster: Beam Me Up
Podcast: 2007

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http://beameup.podomatic.com/rss2.xml