Michael's away, and the team shall play. They make fun of me a bit, and also interview Nicole Grotepas, a new author who is coming on board with the Aeon 14 team.
Today Jenny, Jen, Amy, and Michael talk about how living in the future isn't going to stop people from having to make hard choices.
Much of this was inspired by the events of Kill Shot, and what Tanis has to go through in that book to clear her name and pull off a victory.
This is at the root of many of our conversations. What does it mean to be human? Is Rika human? Are AIs? Is Crash?
If you take a human mind and you put it in a machine is it still human? Does it lose it's soul?
Find out what we think about it, and what we still ponder.
In this episode, Amy DuBoff joins the team and we talk about memory, how we're recording more of our lives, and whether or not we'll some day be able to quite literally live in the past.
Which, of course, has a whole host of complications attached to it....
In this episode, Jenny, Jen, and Michael talk about the world of Tyre, and its many natural wonders in celebration of the 2nd book in the Building New Canaan series's release.
We also wander off into speculation over what other things the FGT may have made in their work across the stars.
We talk about about Rika, and then dive into how interstellar commerce would work both before, and after the advent of FTL.
This is pretty cool stuff, and something I find incredibly interesting.
In this podcast, four of the Aeon 14 writers talk about how we deal with criticism, from the initial reaction to how we internalize it and then figure out what to do with what we've received.
We talk about the good, the bad, and how some feedback (both good and bad) has shaped how we write.