In episode 99 of the Functional Nerds podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio welcome Brad Torgersen, Jean Johnson and Bryan Thomas Schmidt to discuss the Space Battles: Full Throttle Space Tales #6 anthology.

About Brad:

Brad R. Torgersen is a healthcare computer geek by day, a United States Army Reserve Warrant Officer on the weekends, and a science fiction writer at night. He was won the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future award, the Analog magazine AnLab readers choice award, and is currently nominated for the Nebula award, the Hugo award, and the Campbell award.

About Jean:

Jean Johnson is the author of several national bestselling novels ranging from military science fiction to fantasy romance, and was recently nominated for the Philip K Dick award for Best Outstanding Science Fiction of 2011 for her military scifi novel A Soldier’s Duty.

About Bryan:

Bryan Thomas Schmidt is the author of The Worker Prince, The Returning, 102 More Hilarious Dinosaur Jokes For Kids and The North Star Serial Part 1. His first anthology as editor, Space Battles: Full Throttle Space Tales #6 Just released from Flying Pen Press and is headlined by Mike Resnick and Jean Johnson. He also hosts #sffwrtcht on Twitter and various blogs and can be found online via Facebook, Twitter, or his website


© 2012 Patrick Hester and John Anealio

This episode features original music by John Anealio

6 Responses to Episode 099 – Brad Torgersen, Jean Johnson and Bryan Thomas Schmidt

  1. The conversation didn’t go long enough, IMO. Interesting and enlightening conversation all around, with good chemistry too.

    That comment from Bryan about editing making him a better writer is especially telling.

  2. Congrats on episode 99 and even 100 next week. Thanks for your friendship, support, and the opportunity to work with you. It’s a pleasure. And congrats again on all the musical and podcasting success, in particular, the Hugo nom, Patrick. It’s well deserved.

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