TIH 323: Jonathan Oliver on The Language of Beasts, Masters in Science Fiction, and Anthologies

TIH 323: Jonathan Oliver on The Language of Beasts, Masters in Science Fiction, and Anthologies

In this podcast Jonathan Oliver talks about early life lessons, publishing, reading genre fiction, and much more.

About Jonathan Oliver

Jonathan Oliver is the multi-award winning editor of The End of The Line, Magic, House of Fear, End of the Road, and Dangerous Games. He’s also written a couple of novels and a bunch of short stories. He lives in Abingdon with his family and their cat.

Show notes

  • [04:20] Masters of Science Fiction
  • [07:40] Time between Masters of SF and Rebellion Publishing
  • [16:25] Putting together anthologies
  • [18:45] Leaving Rebellion and joining Lion Hudson
  • [25:35] The Language of Beasts
  • [29:40] Contents and thematic concerns
  • [37:45] Ordering a short story collection
  • [39:55] Current work in progress
  • [45:40] SM Fedor, via Patreon, asks about techniques for resetting the mind and eyes when editing
  • [50:30] Advice for eighteen-year-old self
  • [51:40] What Jonathan hopes people say about him when he’s not in the room
  • [52:15] Something Jonathan believes that many others do not
  • [53:55] What frightens Jonathan
  • [59:10] Stepping away from the media and news/self-care
  • [59:55] Video games playing right now
  • [01:05:20] Connect with Jonathan

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