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August 25, 2021 @ 5:00 am

Episode 93: The Glamorous Authorial Life

On this week's episode we're discussing the glamorous authorial life -- authors (and other publishing professionals) through the lens of how they're depicted in media. Tentpoles this week are the film Stranger Than Fiction, the K-Drama Romance Is a Bonus Book, the story “The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species” by Ken Liu and The Unstrung Harp by Edward Gorey.


What We’re Into Lately
Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu
Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon
Guardian fic
Macey’s all-fandom OT3 feast
Victoria Goddard books specifically the Greenwing & Dart series
Ask A Mortician Youtube Channel 

Other Stuff We Mentioned
The Great British Bake-Off
To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes and From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughty
letters from the ides’ by Jennifer Mace (poet)
The Witcher (TV show)
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Sam Hawke
The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
Moulin Rouge
Untitled Seminal Male-Focused Work by Jennifer Mace (Literary author)
Seven Days In June by Tia Williams
Emily Henry


For Next Time
Silver In the Wood by Emily Tesh



The transcript for this episode is available here. Huge thanks to our team of scribes for their hard work!

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