"Amara Kel’s Rules for TIE Pilot Survival (Probably)" by Django Wexler
Star Wars: From A Certain Point Of View: The Empire Strikes Back
Author Django Wexler chats with Star Wars books editor Tom Hoeler about their short story, "Amara Kel’s Rules for TIE Pilot Survival (Probably)," from the Star Wars anthology book, From A Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back.
Travis interviews fantasy author Django Wexler about his latest novel, Ashes of the Sun. It follows two siblings on opposite sides of a magical war, kicking off the Burningblade and Silvereye series from Orbit Books. Django and Travis discuss the art of receiving critique, the dubious ethics of training young children to become Jedi, and how to design a fantasy world to fit the story you want to tell. About Django Wexler: Django Wexler is the author of flintlock fantasy series The Shadow Campaigns, middle-grade fantasy The Forbidden Library, and YA fantasy The Wells of Sorcery. His latest is epic fantasy Ashes of the Sun. In his former life as a software engineer, he worked on AI research and programming languages. He currently lives near Seattle with his wife, two cats, and a teetering mountain of books. When not writing, he wrangles computers, paints tiny soldiers, and plays games of all sorts. You can find Django Wexler on Twitter as @DjangoWexler or at his website, djangowexler.com. Find Us Online: Blog Discord Twitter Instagram Support Us: Become a Patron (we're only a few dollars short of launching our first bonus episode!) Buy Us a Coffee Music: Intro: "The Legend of Iya" courtesy of https://philter.no Outro: "A Quest Unfolds" courtesy of https://philter.no The blog post accompanying this episode can be found at https://thefantasyinn.com, along with fantasy book reviews, author interviews, and more fantasy content.
Gather 'round and listen to Django talk about his newest release, Ashes of the Sun (Burningblade and Silvereye #1), his writing process, influences over the years, and just how his quarantine hair doesn't care (maybe). Ashes of the Sun is available everywhere NOW!
314: Magic, Politics, and Relationships: Using Fantasy to "Literalize the Metaphor" - Interview with Django Wexler
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Hey there word nerds! Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Django Wexler. Django graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh with degrees in creative writing and computer science, and worked for the university in artificial intelligence research. Eventually he migrated to Microsoft in Seattle, where he now lives with two cats and a teetering mountain of books. When not writing, he wrangles computers, paints tiny soldiers, and plays games of all sorts. Today we are talking about Ashes of the Sun, the first book in his new epic fantasy trilogy. In this episode Django and I discuss: Which movie franchise inspired Django in his trilogy’s world building How writing fan-fiction can be used as a tool for growing as a writer His method to build an intricate and believable fantasy world Plus, his #1 tip for writers. For more info and show notes: diymfa.com/314
Episode 115: Chapter 5 of the Sundered Bond by Django Wexler
On this episode the 'goyfs discuss Chapter 5 of the Sundered Bond by Django Wexler.Audio Credits:Dark loops 035 piano 80 bpm.wav by user josefpres from freesound.orgGive the ‘Goyfs +1/+1 by using their affiliate link on Card Kingdom:www.CardKingdom.com/loregoyfsAnd become a ‘Goyf on Patreon:www.patreon.com/LoregoyfsThank you, Yosh of Dangerous Audio, for editing.
This week we welcome special guest Django Wexler, author of Sundered Bond and The Gathering Storm, onto our show to talk all about Ikoria, Ravnica, wargames, and toilet monsters.If you enjoy The Vorthos Cast, consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thevorthoscast!Here's the link to the Weekly MTG interview with Django that we talk about in the episode: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/600609274
00:00 Intro and commencement of general squeeing 01:41 Beginning of interview. Django Wexler tells his origin story09:07 Writing the Gathering Storm in the plane of Ravnica25:10 Django's stories featuring queer women in the military32:18 Advice for fantasy writers35:33 Novel recommendations.39:02 Django's color identity Find Django on Twitter: @DjangoWexlerGive the ‘Goyfs +1/+1 by using their affiliate link on Card Kingdom:www.CardKingdom.com/loregoyfsAnd become a ‘Goyf on Patreon:www.patreon.com/LoregoyfsThank you, Yosh of Dangerous Audio, for editing.