Because I've never done it and it sounds like a fun experiment!
Podcasts are many things to many people. For some, the podcast has become a source of motivation and inspiration, for others, a never-ending barrage of bullshit and self-help nonsense. Personally, I used to sit closer to the hate side of the spectrum until I learned to appreciate them.
Bradbury is often credited with having brought science fiction to the mainstream. His literary contributions and accolades are indisputable, so it was with great surprise when I learned that, in his opinion, he didn't really start writing until ten years in.
I just finished reading Octavia Butler's Bloodchild: And Other Stories, and I was struck by the simplicity of her characters and the complexity of their worlds. Especially in Bloodchild, where she depicts a very nuanced relationship in a new world order. If you have the opportunity to get the Audible version, I highly recommend it; The … Continue reading The Best of Octavia Butler’s “Positive Obsession” Essay