Posts Tagged: ‘Justin Macumber’

Workshop Episode 43 (Guest Host: Alethea Kontis)

December 25, 2012 Posted by Dave Robison

The Roundtable Podcast, Workshop Episode 43, with Alethea Kontis and Lauren HarrisAlethea Kontis – author of the award-winning “Enchanted“, “The Wonderland Alphabet“, The “Alpha-Oops” series, and so much more – returns to the Big Chair to help workshop a rich luxurious story idea offered up by podcaster, voice actor, authoress (and so much more), Lauren “Scribe” Harris. With Justin Macumber as guest co-host (author of “Haywire” and “A Minor Magic“, founder and co-host of the Dead Robots’s Society podcast, and co-host on the Hollywood Outsiders podcast), we dive in to a delightful frothy discussion, inspirations bouncing around like pixies on egg nog, taking Lauren’s already fabulous idea and festooning it liberally in Literary Gold. (and for more writerly delights, make sure you check out Alethea’s Showcase Episode!)

PROMO:Guild of the Cowry Catchers – Book 4” by Abigail Hilton

 

Workshop Episode 43 (Guest Host: Alethea Kontis)

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20 Minutes with Alethea Kontis

December 21, 2012 Posted by Dave Robison

Alethea Kontis

Alethea Kontis

Alethea Kontis – author of “Enchanted” (recently listed on Kirkus Reviews among the “Best Teen Books of 2012“), the award-winning “Alpha-Oops” series, and so much more – is a passionate and informed storyteller. Her diverse background includes, among other things, a love and respect for the theater and of the rich heritage of folklore and fairy tales, both of which informs her work and infuses it with authenticity and magic. Justin Macumber (co-host and founder of the Dead Robots’ Society podcast) joins me in a rousing 20(ish) minutes as Alethea waxes rhapsodic on the allure of fairy tales, who she writes for, her revision and editing process, and much more. The Fairy Queen is in the house people… woot! (and come back for more writerly goodness in Alethea’s Workshop Episode)

PROMO: Protecting Project Pulp podcast (part of the District of Wonders Network)

Showcase Episode: 20 Minutes with Alethea Kontis

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A Special RTP Update: Guest Hosts and Writers, Accomplishments and News!

May 30, 2012 Posted by Brion Humphrey

 

Throughout the course of this podcast, Dave and I have been like a couple of escaped mental patients, stalking host after glorious host, strapping them down and forcing them to participate in an experiment that neither one of us believed would be as monumental, thrilling, or just plain fun as this ride has been.

Add to that our guest writers, who came aboard (often tentatively and for good reason) with the skeleton of a story draped across their outstretched arms, hoping, believing, and trusting us to conjure flesh to bone, blood to muscle, and breathe to life what would inevitably lead us all to that one thing we strive to achieve every week on our show: Literary Gold! 

But what happens after the microphones are unplugged and our guests, hosts and writers alike, fall into the dead air silence at the end of the episode?  Where do they go?  What do they do?  What awesomeness prevails beyond the Roundtable Podcast in the darkened writers’ studios and closet offices?

Well, now that I’ve mixed about every metaphor known to man, let’s find out.  It truly is an honor to have the time that we’ve had with the amazing people that have agreed to give up several hours of their busy lives to chew the fat with Dave and I, so here’s a quick update on some of the great people we’ve shared the mic with and a sampling of the awesomeness they’re radiating.

 

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Workshop Episode 8 (Guest Host: Justin Macumber)

April 23, 2012 Posted by Dave Robison

The Roundtable Podcast, Workshop Episode 8, with Justin Macumber and Scott RocheJustin Macumber – author of Haywire, co-host of The Dead Robots’ Society and The Hollywood Outsider, writer of a diverse spectrum of intriguing speculative fiction – rejoins us for an awesome Workshop episode.  We are joined by Scott Roche, an accomplished author and podcaster in his own right, offering up a very cool YA superhero tale that generates an epic Roundtable Podcast discussion. (And Justin’s showcase episode is just as fabulous!)

 

PROMO: The Full Cast Podcasthttp://www.fullcastpodcast.com/

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20 Minutes with Justin Macumber

April 20, 2012 Posted by Dave Robison

Literary Alchemist: Justin Macumber

Justin Macumber

Justin Macumber - founder and host of the Dead Robots Society, host on the Hollywood Outsider podcast, and author of the newly released scifi novel “Haywire” – somehow finds a away to pull out of the literary fast-lane and join us for a delightful and informative session around the Roundtable.  Justin pursues what he loves with honesty and passion, and generously shares some of his mojo as we explore some of the big (and small) questions that all writers have. (and don’t miss Justin’s Workshop Episode)

PROMO: The Parsec Awards (http://www.parsecawards.com/)

Showcase Episode: 20 Minutes with Justin Macumber

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Literary Alchemist: Justin Macumber

April 15, 2012 Posted by Dave Robison

Literary Alchemist: Justin Macumber

Justin Macumber

Showcase Episode: 20 Minutes with Justin Macumber

Workshop Episode: Workshop Episode 8

Website/Blog: http://www.justinmacumber.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Justin.Macumber

Dead Robots Society (co-host): http://deadrobotssociety.com/

Hollywood Outsider (co-host): http://www.thehollywoodoutsider.com/

I’m the author of HAYWIRE and the forthcoming A MINOR MAGIC. When not hard at work on my next story I host the popular Dead Robots’ Society podcast. I and my lovely wife live in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex along with our motley pack of dogs and cats that we think of as our children. I’m also a co-host on The Hollywood Outsider, a weekly podcast about movies and television.

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Episode Schedule: APRIL 2012

April 1, 2012 Posted by Dave Robison

If you thought March was rockin’, wait ’til you see APRIL!