Ep. 82: Working Through Grief with Kevin Hearne (Mini-Masterclass)

SFF Addicts

Dec 5 2023 • 55 mins

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Working Through Grief with bestselling author Kevin Hearne. During the episode, Kevin unpacks the weighty burdens of grief, including how it fits into the human experience, reading and writing as therapy, incorporating the theme of grief into fantasy worlds (like The Seven Kennings trilogy), putting yourself in the mindset of grieving characters, music as a writing aid, grief and writer’s block, readers, healing and community, things that make us happy and more.

NOTE: This is part two of a two-part chat with Kevin. Click ⁠here⁠ to check out part one.

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ABOUT OUR GUEST:

Kevin Hearne is the bestselling author of The Iron Druid Chronicles, The Seven Kennings trilogy, the 2015 Star Wars novel Heir to the Empire and more. As well, he co-wrote The Tales of Pell series alongside Delilah S. Dawson. His latest novel, ⁠A Curse of Krakens⁠, is available now.

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Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel.

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M.J. Kuhn is the author of ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Among Thieves⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, her debut novel, and its sequel ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thick as Thieves⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

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MUSIC:

Intro: "⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Into The Grid⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠" by MellauSFX

Outro: “⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Galactic Synthwave⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠” by Divion

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