Welcome to a brand new season of Podioracket.com! Season 5 is starting and we have lots planned.

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EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing authors joined us in October for a BTR show interview, but we didn’t get nearly enough time to really speak with Lynda Williams. We are making that up to you now.

Lynda Williams

lives in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada where she is hard at work completing the 10 Book Science Fiction epic The Okal Rel Saga. Okal Rel stands for swords-in-space as one manifestation of a belief system designed to balance the sustainability of life in the universe with personal ambitions, good and evil. Lynda’s publications also include a growing list of Okal Rel Universe related books published by Windstorm Creative. Her latest short fiction, “The Harpy”, based on a Robert Service poem, appears in Mythspring (2006) edited by Julie E. Czerneda. Born in Prince George, British Columbia, Lynda holds three post secondary degrees and is pursuing an MA in English, part time, with a special interest in Canadian Science Fiction. She is also a book editor for ScrollPress, operated by Dr. Dee Horne, and chair of UNBC Press, a small university press.

Contact Lynda through Edge Publishing

Blog: http://okalrel.blogspot.com/

If you would like to hear the rest of the Edge Publishing authors, including Nancy Kilpatrick, editor of the Evolve:Vampire Stories of the New Undead anthology, and Alexandra MacKenzie, author of Immortal Quest: The Trouble with Mages, you can grab the archived episode here.

Daniel Blumburg is the voice and producer of Jim Zoetewey’s The Legion of Nothing

Daniel is a huge fan of science fiction/fantasy and the superhero genre. For the pen and paper crowd out there he enjoys playing Champions once a week with friends. He got hooked on The Secret World Chronicles by Mercedes Lackey and from there wanted to produce his own podcast!

He is producing the story written by Jim Zoetewey. Jim’s website for the Legion of Nothing story is http://inmydaydreams.com/

Contact Daniel here: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1668992434


BTR-PR Ending

As you may have read in our last blog post, the extended Blog Talk Radio show is coming to an end this month because of changes to the BTR hosting format. We are looking for other outlets for the extended show but we are having little luck. If you have ideas about how to replace BTR let us know by emailing us at contact@podioracket.com. There is one last BTR show scheduled, on Jan 27th, with Emmy Z Madrigal.  Set your reminder now!

Podioracket’s Podcast Expands Focus

This seasons focus for Podioracket expands interviews to include new publishing: publishers, editors and we are looking forward to bringing you the new voices of Podiobooks.com, just like always.

Podioracket Presents-Glimpses is Open for Submissions

Glimpses (Volume Two of Podioracket Presents) is OPEN for submissions. We are accepting submissions from Podiobooks.com authors who wish to have a short story that takes place in (one of) their book’s world included in the Podioracket Presents-Glimpses anthology. Submit text to prp@podioracket.com. See our PRP Submission Guide for information on how to submit. Submission period ends Monday April 4, 2010.


New Releases

The Sins of the Fathers by William Tennant Fiction

Untrue Tales… Book Four by Teel McClanahan III Science Fiction

Impariamo l’italiano a Tropea by Antonio Libertino, Giuseppe Meligrana Non-Fiction

The Legion of Nothing by Jim Zoetewey Science Fiction

Cheval Bayard by Artemis Greenleaf Fantasy FAMILY FRIENDLY

Owner’s Share by Nathan Lowell Science Fiction

Winifred by Charles Souby Fiction

The Faeries of Birchover Wood – Book 1 – The Bad by Ian Rutter Fantasy FOR KIDS

Parallel Worlds: Nothing is as it seems… by Heather Macauley Noell Inspirational Fiction

The Red Album of Asbury Park Remixed by Alex Austin Fiction

Eddie’s Desert Rose by Vincent Meis Thriller

Now Complete

The Guerrilla Poet by Keith Hughes Science Fiction

The Red Album of Asbury Park Remixed by Alex Austin Fiction

Revival Incidents by Beverly Carradine History FAMILY FRIENDLY

Vulture Capital by Mark Coggins Thriller

Released Complete

How to Avoid Positive Stinking by Vic Zarley Spirituality

The Tear Thief by Alain Bezancon Fiction

Advanced Christianity by Vic Zarley Spirituality FAMILY FRIENDLY

Storm Over Warlock by Andre Norton Science Fiction FAMILY FRIENDLY