07/25/13

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews Author Sarah A. Hoyt

The Enquiring Hitchhiker brings you an interview with Sarah A. Hoyt. She is the author of the award winning Darkship Thieves which won the Prometheus award in 2011. Question 1 - You are a prolific writer in many different genres. Is it very hard to switch back and forth from historic romance, to fantasy, and then to science fiction? It's very, very difficult. I think I'd get bored if I did only one thing, but I could stand to kick back a little. Actually I haven't done historic romance -- not Read more [...]
06/3/13

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews David Gerrold

David Gerrold has long been on my personal list of the best science fiction authors. Other than Robert Heinlein, I doubt there is another writer who had more influence on me during my childhood. David Gerrold was not only the author of the classic Star Trek episode The Trouble with Tribbles, he was also the creative force behind Land of the Lost. If you are a longtime reader of this site, you know I sing the praises of the that show whenever I get the chance. We even have an entire hour long podcast Read more [...]
05/10/13

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews Author C.J. Cherryh

The Enquiring Hitchhiker is proud to bring you this interview with multiple Hugo award winning Author C.J. Cherryh. 1. I discovered your writing in 1985 with the publication of Cuckoo’s Egg. I really loved the detail you put into the world building, and "fish out of water" stories are my favorite type of fiction. Where do you find your inspiration for these unique cultures? I'm a linguistics major with a specialty in Roman Law and Bronze Age Greece, and I've knocked around the world quite a Read more [...]
03/28/13

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews Captain Capitalism, Aaron Clarey

I discovered Aaron Clarey's work when I watched this you tube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EO5Gayz4NNw The video intrigued and and I purchased his book "Enjoy the Decline".  I don't agree with everything Aaron has to say in the book but I do believe he is on the right track when he says that we have to modify our thinking about this country and to modify our behavior to match this new reality.  We have rarely interviewed people outside the speculative fiction community for this site Read more [...]
03/19/13

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews Author Larry Correia

This week the Enquiring Hitchhiker is proud to bring you the New York Times bestselling author of the Monster Hunter series Larry Correia...   Question 1. You broke into writing by self publishing your first book. How did you market the novel and what experiences positive and negative did you have with that first book?   After getting rejected everywhere I decided to self publish. Since I was already well known in the internet gun community, I concentrated my efforts there. Specifically Read more [...]
02/14/13

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews Chad Byers of the World of the Weird Monster Show

This week The Enquiring Hitchhiker interviews Chad Byers who is better known as Undead Johnny the host of World of the Weird Monster Show. The World of the Weird Monster Show is a horror host/sketch comedy show that premiered on Halloween Night 2004. It airs on Comcast Cable in Chicagoland as well as on The Monster Channel (monsterchannel.tv) The show is currently on hiatus on The Monster Channel but will be back soon with all new shows showcasing up and coming independent film makers featuring Read more [...]
01/23/13

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews Author Kevin J. Anderson

This week the Enquiring Hitchhiker is proud to bring our readers an interview with Kevin J. Anderson author of many of the Star Wars extended universe novels, the extended Dune universe, and many of his own science fiction works as well. Question 1. You are a very busy writer and able to produce what to me seems like a massive amount of material in a short period of time. What is your secret?   I love to write. I also write by dictating into a recorder, rather than sitting Read more [...]
12/19/12

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews New Author Trey Garrison

Our first interview after our short hiatus is with Trey Garrison. Mr. Garrison is one of the newest authors with Harper Collins ebook line. I believe his book comes out today and I also believe this is his first interview. We wish him a long and fruitful career in SF. The Hitchhiker asks.... Question 1- Your new book Black Sun Rising revolves around Nazis, and magic in a Dieselpunk setting I have been interested in learning more about Dieselpunk and it seems you are just the person to ask. Tell Read more [...]
11/5/12

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews Author Greg Bear

  I have long been a fan of Greg Bear's work. I think the first thing I ever read by him was The Strength of Stones and that segued into Blood Music which is probably my favorite novel by Bear besides Darwin’s Radio. It is hard to choose between the two.   The Enquiring Hitchhiker asks.... Question 1- As an archaeologist I found Darwin’s Radio fascinating. Do you think that the human race will undergo another major evolutionary change before we manage to wrest control of Read more [...]
10/11/12

The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews Author David Drake

Known best for his Hammer's Slammers series and his Lord of the Isles series David Drake has become an icon of military science fiction and fantasy over the years. We are happy to bring you an interview with the creator of the Hammerverse. The Hitchhiker asks...   Question 1- You come from a history and legal educational background how did you end up in the writing business and what advice would you give to a person trying to get into the writing business today?   And Latin--don't Read more [...]