With work on The Martian, X-Files, and Predator, Bryan Thomas Schmidt is a pillar of the Kansas City writing (and editing) community, and frequent guest of cons. Read out about the real-life experience and inspiration for his latest novel.
What was the inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien’s Beren and Luthien? Who did Tolkien most identify with? Discover these answers, and where you can learn more about Tolkien in Kansas City.
In episode 5 of my KC Creators series, I would like to introduce you to Scott Drummond, creator of the NIGHTSMOKE comic series. In this small world of Kansas City, Scott and I actually worked at the same marketing agency for a time, though we didn’t work on the same projects. It’s been cool to […]
When I attended “10 Things You Really Shouldn’t Do with Puppets” during the KC Fringe festival this summer, I was very bummed to see I had missed the last performance of “Fangirls: An Improbable Cosplay” just the day before. How could I miss a play about fangirls?? So I reached out the playwright to learn more […]
Kansas City was recently host to the 74th World Science Fiction Convention. Worldcon is sort of like the Olympics or World Cup, in that different cities around the world bid on hosting the convention, and this year it was held in Kansas City. I attended Worldcon to help represent my husband’s fantasy adventure series, Angst, so I […]