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Prince Kai Fan Pod is a Marissa Meyer Book Club Podcast! Join host and creator Bethanie and fantastic guests on a Read-Along Journey through all of Marissa Meyer's Books, starting with The Lunar Chronicles! We will discuss each book, in order, chapter by chapter, Spoiler Free! In each chapter, we will pick our favorite quotes, and try to find any 'Easter Eggs' foreshadowing events in the future! Listen now as we start The Lunar Chronicles Series with Cinder! *New Episodes every Monday Mornin ...
 
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Marissa chats with writing duo Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman about their young adult fantasy - ALL OF US VILLAINS - as well as using archetypes to guide your decisions when building a large cast of characters, then adding layers through personality details; developing a complex magic system and determining when and how to break your own ma…
 
Rampion Crew Member Ashalei and I discuss some of the character age differences and their impact on readers. *Chapter Discussion starts at 29:40* In this weeks chapter: Levanas goons search the ship while the crew tries to stay hidden in the cargo bay. Thorne runs out as a distraction, allowing Cinder, Iko, Wolf, and Cress to get away. But when a b…
 
Marissa chats with Tif Marcelo about her contemporary YA romance - THE HOLIDAY SWITCH - as well as the importance of being flexible, whether that's making adjustment to your career path or trying something new with your writing to see where it leads; discovering your characters in your first draft, and "putting them together" in revisions - yes, ev…
 
Marissa chats with Jennifer Donnelly about her fairy tale retellings - STEPSISTER and POISONED - as well as Marissa's newest novel - GILDED! We delve into some of the deeper themes in our favorite stories, and how writers can use retellings to change an ongoing discussion in our society; how so many retellings come from a place of irritation with t…
 
Marissa chats with Roseanne A. Brown about her new fantasy novel - A PSALM OF STORMS AND SILENCE - as well as weaving together two storylines with alternating points of view by ensuring that each subplot consistently informs the other; developing big stakes and powerful motivations for your protagonists that will continuously increase the book's su…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 35:07* Jacin and Winter share a stolen moment of happiness, but a harsh cough from Aimor interrupts them. When Aimery tells Winter the Queen’s wishes for her future, Jacin steps in to escort them to meet Emperor Kaito. As Kai and the other Earthen guests arrive on Luna, the Queen is graciously waiting to welcome them i…
 
In this bonus episode, Marissa chats with her own literary agent - Jill Grinberg of Jill Grinberg Literary Management. Answering questions from listeners, topics include how Jill became Marissa's agent and the author/agent relationship (which shares a lot of similarities to marriage); what, exactly, a literary agent does and why it's important to f…
 
Marissa chats with Rachel Smythe about her debut graphic novel - LORE OLYMPUS, Volume 1 - collected from her popular web comic. Topics include recontextualizing Greek myths for a modern audience; respecting your old work - no matter how cringy you feel about it - because it got you to where you are on your creative journey today; how sadness and an…
 
Marissa chats with Soman Chainani about his new story collection - BEASTS AND BEAUTY: DANGEROUS TALES - as well as the incredible feeling of gratitude one feels when they know they are following their true calling in life; weaving layers and subtext into your short stories, and how those nuances will be interpreted differently by readers depending …
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 21:48* Cress and Iko pass the time playing games, while the rest of the Rampion crew prepares to head to Luna. Thorne is disappointed to learn his ship has been repainted, but quickly remembers Kai's reminder about who the ship actually belongs to. In a rare moment of humility, Thorne reveals another side of himself, o…
 
Marissa chats with Ayana Gray about her debut young adult fantasy - BEASTS OF PREY - as well as using online resources to learn from other writers about the publishing journey, and as a way to know that you're not alone; choosing your descriptive words carefully in order to evoke a particular feeling, whether you're describing a minor character or …
 
Marissa chats with Sarah Rhea Werner - host of the Write Now podcast and creator of the award-winning audio drama "Girl in Space" - about All Things Creativity! Topics include the definition of "creativity" and how all types of creative expression deserve credit and affirmation; why the practice of conscious consumption is step one in generating lo…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 51:21* As Kai arrives home, Torin is happy to see him and eager to tell him his plans for defeating Luna. But when Kai wants to continue with his marriage arrangement with Levana, Torin is less than thrilled. Kai calls Levana and requests that the wedding now take place on Luna, to ensure no interference from Cinder an…
 
Marissa is joined by listener Allison Phillips to chat with Marie Lu about her new futuristic duology - SKYHUNTER and STEELSTRIKER - as well as how characters who speak different languages and have different communication styles makes for some unique writing challenges, but ultimately add depth and realism to your world building; what to do with th…
 
Marissa joins Kendare Blake for the virtual launch event of her new paranormal murder mystery - ALL THESE BODIES - hosted by Square Books. Topics include the horrifying real-life murders that inspired the story; what happens when you make a book idea wait to be told, sometimes for years, while you tackle other projects; the decision to leave an end…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 16:18* Thorne pilots Kai back to Earth and the two share an intimate conversation about their love lives. After an unexpected pardon from Emperor Kaito, Thorne contemplates the lives of his crewmates, and himself, after the war is over. Jacin and Winter walk the streets of Artemisia enjoying friendly conversation on th…
 
Marissa chats with Caitlin Sangster, host of the Lit Service Podcast, about her new fantasy novel - SHE WHO RIDES THE STORM - as well as writing that complex, multi-POV fantasy heist novel, and why Caitlin starts with the characters and their motives; determining the "aboutness" of your story, and how to dig deeper into the heart of your book to un…
 
Marissa chats with Farah Naz Rishi about her new contemporary romance - IT ALL COMES BACK TO YOU - as well as writing sibling dynamics and relationships that are as complex and interesting as real-world families; the roles that fate and coincidence can play in a romantic storyline; a few interesting narration techniques that act like different came…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 20:32* The rampion crew is watching the news feeds as they show the Lunar attack on New Beijing Palace. Though the Eastern Commonwealth military has held the soldiers at bay, many lives have been lost and young men and women all over the world are eagerly signing up to join the war forces. After much hesitation, Cinder…
 
Marissa chats with Sarah Raughley about her new historical fantasy - THE BONES OF RUIN - as well as balancing incredible superpowers with weaknesses and drawbacks - whether physical, emotional, or psychological; using your protagonist's greatest desires, and the consequences they'll face if they don't get what they want, to create escalating suspen…
 
Marissa is joined by her daughters, Sloane and Delaney, to chat with Maryrose Wood about her new middle grade novel - ALICE'S FARM: A RABBIT'S TALE - as well as writing in third person omniscient point of view (yes, even for young readers!) and how multiple perspectives can be used to show the interconnectedness of your characters, subplots, and th…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 32:34* Jacin goes before Queen Levana to receive his new orders as Winter’s Personal Guard. But being her guard isn’t the same as being her friend. Jacin and Winter must try to find a balance in their relationship. As the Rampion Crew sort through supplies, Thorne arrives to reveal he can finally see again! As the crew…
 
Marissa chats with Victoria Aveyard about her new fantasy novel - REALM BREAKER - as well as a surplus of juicy craft discussion! Topics include the three-act, eight-sequence structure for screenwriting and how it can be applied to novels and series; focusing on plot escalation over the course of multiple books, and using callbacks to show how far …
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 14:05* Cress checks on the Benoit farm for Wolf, offering him comfort in his lonely and depressed state. Captain Carswell Thorne can see vague shadows and lights, but his eyesight still hasn’t fully returned. Jacin awakens from his suspension tank, fully healed physically, but still scarred emotionally. Aimery arrives,…
 
In this bonus episode, Marissa chats with Mason Engel, sci-fi writer and filmmaker, about his documentary: THE BOOKSTOUR. Topics include a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the documentary making process; why bookstores are the best places to make new friends; the adventure inherent in any roadtrip (hurricanes, pandemics, power outages, oh my!); the u…
 
Marissa chats with Margot Wood about her debut contemporary novel - FRESH - as well as using unusual narration techniques to break down the fourth wall between narrator and reader, to absolutely hilarious effect; trusting your instincts and ignoring the naysayers, even when/especially when you're writing something very different from the current ma…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 15:36* Cinder is desperate to hold onto her little paradise of life with the Rampion Crew, but the war on Earth wages on. Kai has been helpful and kind throughout his ‘kidnapping’ but is starting to feel restless as his lack of contribution to their efforts. Scarlet is visited by Winter, who brings a treat and news. Wh…
 
Marissa chats with Tori Bovalino about her debut young adult novel - THE DEVIL MAKES THREE - as well as tapping into your own fears in order to write effective horror and really scare your readers; treating your setting as its own character, and using real-life locations to hone in on atmospheric details; how completing higher education can change …
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 21:16* Jacin defends his innocence to Levana and the Lunar court, while Aimery tries a lazy hand at sabotage and loses his head. Winter is a girl made of ice and snow, awaiting the verdict of Jacin's fate; but the Queen only has time for one of his tales. While suffering his penance for his crimes, Winter sneaks away f…
 
Marissa chats with Julie Murphy about her first adult romance - IF THE SHOE FITS - and her 8 million other projects (PUMPKIN, FAITH, anthologies, oh my!); as well as a little bit of TWILIGHT appreciation; working with a publisher on packaged projects and how much creative control Julie had in her Disney-based romance; placing characters, especially…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 14:09* In the first chapter of Winter, we see the beautiful palace of Artemisia for the cold and horrific place it really is. Winter may be a girl of ice and glass, but the Queen is a woman filled with rage, and impatient with court proceedings. A Lunar janitor begs for the life of his shell child, Aimery Park loses hi…
 
Marissa chats with Amy Kim Kibuishi and Kazu Kibuishi about their graphic novels - REALM OF THE BLUE MIST: BOOK ONE OF THE REMA CHRONICLES and AMULET - as well as the bittersweetness of reaching the end of a decades-long project; why romance might be more "acceptable" in middle grade graphic novels than prose novels (though Marissa would love to se…
 
Another Disney Topical Episode! As we take a break in between Fairest and Winter, Bethanie and her husband Quentin take the time to discuss the Disney film Wall-E. This podcast is Hosted and Produced by Bethanie A. Finger, with special guest Quentin Finger. Logo Art was created by Angela Wong on Instagram. Intro/Outro Music was written by Emma Pavv…
 
Marissa chats with Axie Oh about her new contemporary romance - XOXO - as well as... K-Pop! The music, the phenomenon, and our personal BTS biases. On the writing front, we talk about using music as inspiration and curating a book's playlist before or after you've written it; why celebrity romances call for a strong protagonist with dreams of their…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 4:45* In the shocking finale of Fairest, Levana sacrifices the only love she has ever known, in hopes of one day conquering Earth instead. She makes a final promise as her wedding vows echo in her head, and Channarys words come back to haunt her. Love is a conquest.Love is a war.Here is what I think of love. This podca…
 
Marissa chats with Brandie June about her debut YA novel - GOLD SPUN - as well as All Things Rumpelstiltskin! We compare and contrast our different takes on this beloved fairy tale, covering topics that range from giving our protagonists more agency and independence, to deciding how villainous (or swoony...) to make Rumpelstiltskin and the King. Al…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 8:55* Readers finally get the reveal of how Levana got her scars and burns, and why she is constantly haunted by the phrase "Come here, baby sister...". Levana is overwhelmed with tears but once she calms herself down after her fight with Evret and dons her first veil, she heads to Channarys room. In a fit of rage, she…
 
Marissa chats with Basil and Kevin Sylvester about their co-written middle grade novel - THE FABULOUS ZED WATSON - as well as writing aspirational "weird kid" characters that can help encourage self-acceptance in readers; the power of brainstorming as a duo and how receiving instant feedback and bouncing ideas off each other can make for speedier w…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 4:12* One year has passed since Princess Selene's 'death' and Levana has quickly become the best queen Luna has ever had. She has everything she has ever wanted, except Evret's heart. As she watches him play with Jacin and Winter, Levana finds herself longing for his affection. After picking a fight with him, Evret sto…
 
Marissa chats with Emiko Jean about her contemporary romance - TOKYO EVER AFTER - as well as channeling your inner teen to write an authentic (and potentially hilarious) protagonist; developing a romance around two characters who are polar opposites, and watching the sparks fly; casting off the idea that we only get "one shot" at a publishing caree…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 22:48* As Levana devises a plan to become the Queen, and not the Queen Regent, Selene and Winter develop a bond as cousins, and friends. Selene, Winter, Jacin, and Evret all enjoy a birthday celebration for Selene's 3rd, while Levana sets into motion the events that will change their lives forever. After announcing the…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 27:13* Newly anointed Queen Levana is in need of a new Head Thaumaturge, and she can think of no better candidate than her girl Sybil Mira. Despite the lack of confidence she receives from her advisors, Levana is proving to be a most successful queen. As she discusses her success as Queen with Evret, he plays with a yo…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 20:34* As Levana settles into her new role as Wife, she learns married life isn't all she thought it would be. To make matters worse, she has yet to bond with her new stepdaughter Winter, or new niece Selene. Channary, however, has bonded well with Selene and takes to motherhood with grace and enthusiasm no one expecte…
 
Marissa chats with Liselle Sambury about her debut futuristic fantasy - BLOOD LIKE MAGIC - as well as integrating fantasy and science-fiction in a way that the magic and technology work with, and not against, each other; deciding what to cut and what not to cut when it comes to revisions, and making sure your "fun" scenes are important to the overa…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 10:08* As Levana continues her pursuit of Evret, she uses her glamour control over him to commit the ultimate sin. After their night together, Levana determines they will marry, no matter what Evret may say to the contrary. A secret ceremony is held that very night and Levana can finally call evret her husband. When Ch…
 
Marissa chats with Maureen Johnson about her newest murder mystery - THE BOX IN THE WOODS - and her recently released Cruella De Vil origin novel - HELLO, CRUEL HEART - as well as the in-depth mechanics of plotting and planning a complex mystery story; some discussion of The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death by Frances Glessner Lee (so! fascina…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 7:23* Channary and Levana discuss the concepts of love and relationships. Channary accuses Levana of manipulating her relationship, while Levana reminds Channary that she has never had love. Evret and Levana also have conflicting definitions of love and they conversation turns to arguing as Levana reveals her true inte…
 
Marissa chats with Arnée Flores about her debut middle grade fantasy - THE FIREBIRD SONG - as well as the importance of preparing for and practicing your elevator pitch; how to handle it when an agent or editor asks you to drastically trim your manuscript's word count - and one idea for what to do with all the content that gets taken out; how focus…
 
*Chapter Discussion starts at 25:47* As Levana waits for Evret in the hospital, she grows bored and wanders to the NICU where she sees his newborn daughter. She feels a strange longing to connect with the baby and Evret, but he only has eyes for his newborn baby girl. Levana tries and fails to comfort him, her callous words too severe so soon after…
 
Marissa chats with Adiba Jaigirdar about her new YA contemporary romance - HANI AND ISHU'S GUIDE TO FAKE DATING - as well as bringing the beloved "fake relationship" romantic trope into sapphic love stories and how publishers are finally picking up on this need in the market; using specific accents and lilts to influence your character voices; one …
 
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