TIH 046: John Joseph Adams on Editing, Heavy Metal and Work-Life Balance

John Joseph Adams Podcast

In this podcast John Joseph Adams talks about editing, work-life balance, heavy metal and much more.

Check out our previous podcasts with John Joseph Adams.

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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.

Show notes

  • [01:10] Interview start/ensuring a work-life balance
  • [04:35] Productivity and avoiding distractions
  • [13:39] Favourite heavy metal bands
  • [20:00] Misconceptions surrounding small artists and authors
  • [21:45] Future projects and goals
  • [26:25] Advice for editors
  • [30:25] Asking for help
  • [33:43] Magazines, writers and publishers to look out for


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