#SciFi Women Interviews: Tricia Barr

Welcome to August 2015’s edition of #SciFi Women Interviews. This month, I am delighted to talk with the talented Tricia Barr about women characters, fangirls and much more! She is one of the many writers and fangirls I have had the pleasure to meet thanks to Star Wars. Tricia BarrRead More…

Author Interview: Rose B. Fischer (The Foxes of Synn)

Today, Rose B. Fischer is with us to talk about her Foxes of Synn universe. The Summer Serial Event include the following installments: Fox. Hunting, Giving Best, Doubling Back Part I  and Doubling Back Part II. NG: You have many female characters occupying advantageous positions. Yet, the society is veryRead More…

#SciFi Women Interviews: Natalie McKay

Welcome to July 2015’s edition of #SciFi Women Interviews! Today’s guest is Natalie McKay. I met her thanks to roleplaying in a galaxy far, far away in 2008 (her Jedi was the one to accept my very first character in the Order!) and have been following her other writing endeavorsRead More…

Rose B. Fischer: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Discussing the Lighter Side of Fanfiction)

Good morning everyone! I have a little sad news today. It’s time to wrap up our fanfic fun here on Science Fiction, Transmedia, and Fandom. I’ve had a great time here, and I loved getting to share and connect with other Star Wars fans. If you missed any of theRead More…

Author Interview: Melissa Barker-Simpson (The Contract)

Today, Melissa Barker-Simpson is with us to talk about The Contract, prequel to The Fractured series. I fell in love with the world and its characters so I am happy that Melissa accepted to be interviewed about this novella. The Contract is featured in the Changing Worlds anthology, which alsoRead More…

Rose B. Fischer: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Discussing the Lighter Side of Fanfiction)

Sometime last year, I was interested in how fanfiction and fanfic writers are percieved in the WordPress community.  I came across the following comment on an author’s blog. “Fanfiction is the literary equivalent to running around with a toy lightsaber pretending to be Luke Skywalker.” I didn’t engage with theRead More…

Connecting Through Star Wars, Part III: Bonding as Podcasters by Johnamarie Macias

In fact, online is how a lot fans become friends, couples, and even parents themselves. Take MakingStarWars.net’s Jason and Amanda Ward, for example. They initially became friends through a Star Wars forum in 2003, and today, they’re loving parents of two children, showering them with all things Star Wars. They’reRead More…

#SciFi Women Interviews: Neelu Raut

Welcome to June 2015’s edition of #SciFi Women Interviews! Today, I am happy to talk Science Fiction, women and cybercultures with Neelu Raut! I met this lovely lady during a conference in Oxford, during summer 2012. Neelu Raut is faculty for P.G Courses in English Literature. Her areas of interestRead More…

Rose B. Fischer: Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Discussing the Lighter Side of Fanfiction)

Previously, I shared about a long-running fanfiction series that I write called Vader’s Cat. For anyone who’s just checking in, it’s a humorous series about an orange cat who adopts Darth Vader. I wrote the first story in the series as a gag. I was trying to cheer up aRead More…

Connecting Through Star Wars, Part II: Parenting Done Right and Wrong by Johnamarie Macias

What we often don’t witness in fandom is when a parent is converted by the actions of their child. As a way to spend more time with my 49-year-old mom, I dragged her into the world of podcasting and introduced her to the animated series Star Wars Rebels. I knewRead More…