Episode 254 | Bryan Thomas Schmidt Interview

Episode 254 | Bryan Thomas Schmidt Interview

Today my friend Bryan Thomas Schmidt joins me to talk about his prolific writing career, science fiction and fandom, putting together anthologies with some of the biggest names in publishing, gearing up to tackle franchise tie ins, the writer’s life, balancing editing and writing his own projects, and much more.

We are giving away a SIGNED copy of INFINITE STARS and PREDATOR IF IT BLEEDS. Comment below to be entered to win! We’ll draw a winner on November 13. 


About Bryan:

Bryan Thomas Schmidt is an author and Hugo-nominated editor of adult and children’s speculative fiction. His debut novel, The Worker Prince received Honorable Mention on Barnes & Noble Book Club’s Year’s Best Science Fiction Releases. His short stories have appeared in magazines, anthologies and online and include entries in The X-Files, Pedator, and Decipher’s WARS, amongst others. As book editor for Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta’s WordFire Press he has edited books by such luminaries as Alan Dean Foster, Tracy Hickman, Frank Herbert, Mike Resnick, Jean Rabe and more. He was also the first editor on Andy Weir’s bestseller The Martian. His anthologies as editor include Shattered Shields with co-editor Jennifer Brozek, Mission: Tomorrow, Galactic Games and Little Green Men–Attack! (forthcoming) all for Baen, Space Battles: Full Throttle Space Tales #6, Beyond The Sun and Raygun Chronicles: Space Opera For a New Age. He is also coediting anthologies with Larry Correia and Jonathan Maberry set in their New York Times Bestselling Monster Hunter and Joe Ledgeruniverses.

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I'm Hank and I'm a writer. I write stories about life, but with a supernatural twist. I love the art of writing so much that I started a podcast called Author Stories.
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  1. Ooo me! Me! Pick me! Wait. I already have those. Never mind.

    1. Author

      Chris Lawton, you win! email me at hank at authorstoriespodcast dot com and I’ll forward your info to Bryan.

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