WtF a Broadcast #7 – Mythic Fiction – Podcast Version

Better late than never. Tune into this week’s cast at 9PM Eastern Time.

Mythic Fiction Right Click and Hit Save Link As to Download

Panelists:

June Faramore
Lisa Richardson
CJ Casey

Webcast Notes:

  • 0:00:01 – WtF theme and intro
  • 0:01:50 – mythic fiction and Charles de Lint
  • 0:05:20 – utalizing pre-existing mythic elements – C.S. Lewis, N.K. Jemisin
  • 0:08:50 – Neil Gaiman – modern mythology
  • 0:10:26 – breif aside on Battlestar Galactica and The Book of Mormon
  • 0:11:22 – Jules Watson, other mythologies vs Greek/Roman
  • 0:16:43 – Sharon Shinn, tangent on fantasy w/ romantic elements
  • 0:20:58 – Jemisin on writing mythic fiction in foreword to Dreamblood Duology
  • 0:23:23 – more Christian mythology – Testament, Preacher, Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • 0:26:40 – Edith Pattou, East of the Sun West of the Moon, Cupid and Psyche
  • 0:29:52 – more Narnia talk, Rob Thurman
  • 0:31:37 – more Cupid and Psyche
  • 0:33:20 – The Hundred Secret Senses
  • 0:35:20 – YA mythic fiction – Harry Potter series, Percy Jackson series
  • 0:39:53 – movies – The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth
  • 0:44:37 – tv – Hercules, Xena, Beastmaster and lots of campiness
  • 0:50:38 – tv/movies – Highlander, Stargate
  • 0:54:07 – manga/anime – Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon
  • 0:58:05 – tech diff./end of broadcast (oops! next time Lisa must remember to plug in her laptop~!)

Recommendations:

Charles de Lint
C.S. Lewis – Chronicles of Narnia
Neil Gaiman – American Gods
N.K. Jemisin – Dreamblood Duology
Sharon Shinn – Archangel
Elizabeth Haydon – Rhapsody
Rob Thurman – Cal Leandros series
Amy Tan – The Hundred Secret Senses
Jules Watson – The Swan Maiden
Edith Pattou – East

Anime/Manga/Graphic novels – Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Preacher, Testament

Movies – Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal

TV – Highlander, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, BeastMaster, Battlestar Galactica, Stargate sg-1

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About June Faramore

Writer of fantasy, mainstream, and young adult fiction. Poet and sketcher. Mother. I read a lot and love cheese. Guitar playing singer-songwriter. I also enjoy stepping on the cracks in the sidewalk.
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