Pamela Sargent Interview

look_logoOn Wednesday, January 16, 2013, I sat down to a conversation with the award winning science-fiction author Pamela Sargent. The interview aired during the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show at The Look 24/7 (@TheLook247) on January 18, 2013.

It was a pleasure to chat with Pamela. I think you will find this conversation to be quite interesting. If you missed the interview, have no fears. The interview is available below for your downloading and listening pleasure. But first, the show notes.

pamela sargant

  • Things we discussed during the interview include: The Seed Trilogy; The evolution of YA, “adult themes” and how parenting has changed; The influence of social media on our perceptions of the world; A long discussion about Farseed; Evolution of women in Sci-fi – both as authors and characters; Pros and cons of authors reading the work of peers; Becoming a fan of sci-fi, the subculture around it, and the evolution of the community thanks to the Internet; Pursuing Philosophy and changing trends in academics; Differences between science-fiction and fantasy; Influence of Star Trek and writing licenced Star Trek novels.
  • At the beginning of the interview, you’ll hear the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show theme song by Chris Cogott (@chriscogott)
  • The length of the interview is 1 hours 32 minutes 25 seconds
  • The size is 84.6 MB
  • The format is mp3, 128 kbps, 44.1 kHz, stereo
  • To download the interview, right click save as this link.

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You can read my review of Farseed on Wired’s GeekMom.



Jules Sherred is the parent of two teenage boys, freelance writer, web designer, author of Five Little Zombies and Fred, General Manager and radio personality at The Look 24/7, owner of the largest Star Trek community on Google+, Geeky Pleasures creator, geek support for Parsec Award winning The Minister of Chance, and more. On the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show, Jules has interviewed Wil Wheaton, Jonathan Coulton, Phil Plait, Sylvester McCoy, Richard Hatch, Paul and Storm, R.A. Salvatore, John Kovalic, and so many more. Jules' writing can also be found on Hugo Award winning SF Signal, GeekMom, United Federation of, Nerdy With Children, Star Wars vs Star Trek. Slowly, Jules is working on another book titled Nerd Love. You can follow Jules on Twitter @GeekyJules. Also, JULES LOVES STAR TREK.

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