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Chronscast - The Fantasy, Science Fiction & Horror Podcast

21 EpisodesProduced by Dan Jones, Christopher Bean, Peat Long, Damaris Browne, Brian SextonWebsite

Welcome to Chronscast! We are the official podcast of SFF Chronicles, the world's largest science-fiction and fantasy community.  Each episode your hosts Dan Jones, Christopher Bean, and Peat Long will take a deep dive into some classic science-fiction, fantasy, and horror with a special guest.  We'… read more

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Gone Fishin' With John Langan

November 2nd, 2023


Ahoy ahoy! When the Beanstalker and I were drawing up our wish list for guests on the podcast, there was one name that @Phyrebrat was adamant that we try and get. That was the American author John Langan, who joins us …

Publishing in 2023 with Anne Perry

September 19th, 2023


Peat and Dan are joined by Anne Perry, publishing director at Jo Fletcher Books. Anne talks  with us about the state of the publishing market in 2023, and what authors ought to consider when positioning their book in …

Uprooted with Anne Perry Part 1

September 5th, 2023


We're back after the summer break, and are joined by Anne Perry, the publishing director at Jo Fletcher Books, to talk about Naomi Novik's 2015 …

Watership Down with RJ Barker

June 8th, 2023


So! After a few technical hitches and delays our bumper new episode is finally up. The Big Peat and I are joined by the award-winning fantasy author RJ Barker, whose novel The Bone Ships won the British Fantasy Award …

Coronation Special! Titus Groan with Toby Frost

May 2nd, 2023


It's Coronation Day! Well, not quite. But in the UK we are steadily approaching the moment when the king, Charles III, formally takes the Oath and is crowned. 

This month we're tackling Mervyn Peake's Titus Groan, the …

Episode 16 - Excalibur with Bryan Wigmore

March 30th, 2023


Merlin's Beard! What better topic to talk about as we enter the springtime and the regeneration of the land than Excalibur and the legend of Arthur, King of the Britons, who is prophesied to restore the land to verdance …

Introducing Peat Long

February 20th, 2023


When Chronscast was originally set up I wanted different co-host folks for different co-host strokes. I wanted my guest today, the blogger Peat Long, …

Sandman with Tade Thompson

February 7th, 2023


We're joined today by Tade Thompson, the multi award-winning author of such books as Rosewater, Making Wolf, Far From the Light of Heaven, and the

John Carpenter's The Thing with Chad Fifer and Chris Lackey

January 19th, 2023


We see in 2023 with Chad Fifer and Chris Lackey, the hosts of the Strange Studies of Strange Stories podcast covering genre fiction. As well …

Ghost Stories For Christmas with Alison Littlewood

December 7th, 2022


As the nights draw in and we approach the midwinter, what better way to celebrate the season than dipping into that most macabre of festive traditions, the Christmas ghost story? While we're all familiar with Dickens's

The Left Hand Of Darkness with Emily Inkpen

November 8th, 2022


This month we're talking about one of the all-time classics of science-fiction literature, and arguably the book that demonstrated science-fiction

Lud In The Mist with Juliet E. McKenna

September 5th, 2022


This month we're joined by the author fantasy author Juliet E. McKenna, creator of several epic series including The Tales of Einarinn, The …

Inish Carraig with Naomi Foyle

August 8th, 2022


This month we're joined by the award-winning British-Canadian author, poet and essayist Naomi Foyle, to talk about Inish Carraig, the alien-invasion-cum-prison break thriller by our very own @Jo Zebedee.

Among the topics …

Mythago Wood with John Jarrold

July 4th, 2022


We're joined by one of the kings of UK science-fiction and fantasy, the literary agent John Jarrold, to talk about Rob Holdstock's majestic 1984 …

House Of Leaves with Ed Wilson

June 6th, 2022


This episode we finally open that door of the Chronscast household we'd not dared to open before and plunge into the abyssal labyrinth that is Mark …

WATCHMEN with Tade Thompson

May 9th, 2022


On this episode of Chronscast we're joined by award-winning SF author Tade Thompson to talk about WATCHMEN, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons's comic-book masterpiece that skewers the superhero genre using its own …

Swords And Deviltry with Stephen Cox

April 4th, 2022


Today we're joined by Stephen Cox, the author of the science-fiction drama Our Child Of The Stars, and the newly-published sequel, Our Child Of Two Worlds, both published by Jo Fletcher Books. Stephen dives with us into …

An American Werewolf In London with Richard Sheppard

March 7th, 2022


For this episode we're joined by Richard Sheppard, host of The Constant Reader Podcast, which takes a deep dive into all things Stephen King, from his numerous novels to the equally numerous movie and TV adaptations of …

Klara And The Sun with Jo Zebedee

February 7th, 2022


We're joined on this episode by Jo Zebedee, author of several novels, including the Abendau space opera trilogy, the dystopian Inish Carraig and the Irish fantasy Waters And The Wild. Jo talks to us about Klara And The …

Northern Lights with Stephen Palmer

January 10th, 2022


We were joined on this episode by Stephen Palmer, author of several genre novels including Memory Seed, Tommy Catkins, The Girl With Two Souls, and …

Welcome to Chronscast

January 6th, 2022


Dan Jones and Chris Bean introduce Chronscast, the official podcast of SFF Chronicles, the world's largest science fiction & fantasy (and horror!) community, with over 20,000 members and growing.

In episode 0, we …

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