In this podcast John Joseph Adams talks about The Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy, Podcasts, Free Fiction, Kickstarter and much more.
About John Joseph Adams
John Joseph Adams is the series editor of Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, as well as many other anthologies, such as Wastelands, The Living Dead, and The Apocalypse Triptych. He is also the editor and publisher of the magazines Nightmare and the Hugo Award-winning Lightspeed, and is a producer for WIRED’s The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast.
- [01:15] John’s initial attraction to genre and his professional start
- [06:50] Jurassic World
- [11:51] Lessons and misconceptions in first publishing job
- [16:43] Why John stopped writing fiction
- [22:26] The Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy and Lightspeed Magazine
- [29:28] Variation within Lightspeed and Nightmare Magazine
- [33:08] Nightmare Magazine: the attraction to Kickstarter and the free story model
- [42:25] Free content on websites
- [50:00] Nightmare and Lightspeed Podcasts
Music Credit: 20-second interlude after interview, ‘Into The Dead Sky’ by At The Gates
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