VIII.  Authors

 1.  Jessica Abel:  Co-author of First Second's  Drawing Words & Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels, and Beyond (Episode 205).

2.  Joe Abercrombie:  Author of Pyr's The Blade Itself (The First Law: Book One) (Episode 216 & 247).

3.  Doug Adams:  Author of The Music of the Lord of the Rings (Episode 70).

4.  Saladin Ahmed:  Author of DAW Books' Throne of the Crescent Moon (Episode 187).

5.  Katherine Arden: Author of The Bear and the Nightingale (Episode 387).

6.  Peter Beagle:  Author of The Last Unicorn (Episode 107).

7.  Anina Bennett:  Co-author of Abrams Image's Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel (Episode 170 & 204).

8.  Tara Bennett:  Co- Author of DK Publishing's Official LOST Encyclopedia, and East Coast Editor of SFX Magazine (Episode 51, 59, 63, 68, 72, 76, 82, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 93, 94, 95, 96, 98, 99, 100,101, 106, 120, 125, 129, 137, 139, 142, 144, 147, 150, 153, 157, 161, 167, 171, 177, 184, 188,191, 196, 201, 209, 211, 217, 226, 232, 244, 268, 271, 281, 296, & 303).

9.  Raymond Benson:  Author of Del Rey's Homefront: The Voice of Freedom (Episode 138).

10.  Holly Black:  Author of Simon & Schuster Books' The Spiderwick Chronicles (Episode 22).

11.  Alex Bledsoe:  Author of Tor Books' Eddie LaCrosse series of novels (Episode 148).

12.  Jay Bonansinga:  Co-author of The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor (Episode 235).

13.  J.W. Braun:  Author of The Lord of the Films:  The Unofficial Guide to Tolkien's Middle Earth on the Big Screen (Episode 79).

14.  Anthony Breznican:  Author of Brutal Youth: A Novel (Episode 330).

15.  Pierce Brown:  Author of Del Rey's Red Rising (Episode 285).

16.  Peter Brett:  Author of Del Rey’s The Warded Man and The Desert Spear (Episode 37 and 122).

17.  Max Brooks:  Author of Three Rivers Press' The Zombie Survival Guide (Episode 101).

18.  Terry Brooks:  Author of Del Rey's Shannara series (Episode 228).

19.  David S. Cohen:  Author of Insight Editions' The Ballad of Rango (Episode 147).

20.  Harry Connolly:  Author of Del Rey's upcoming Child of Fire (Episode 66).

21.  Justin Cronin:  Author of Ballantine Books' The Passage (Episode 111).

22.  Blake Crouch: Author of Crown Publishing's Dark Matter (Episode 374).

23.  James Dashner:  Author of Random House's The Eye of Minds (The Mortality Doctrine) (Episode 266).

24.  Peter David:  Author of Del Rey's Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Episode 160).

25.  Alan DeNiro:  Author of Ballantine Book's Total Oblivion, More or Less (Episode 74).

26.  Ray Didinger:  Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and co-author of The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies (Episode 77).

27.  Clay Enos:  Award-winning author and photographer of Titan Books’ Watchmen Portraits (Episode 36).

28.  Lisa Fitzpatrick:  Author of Abrams' The Art of Avatar:  James Cameron's Epic Adventure (Episode 77).

29.  Daniel Fox:  Author of Del Rey's Dragon in Chains trilogy (Episode 143).

30.  Jonathan Franklin:  Author of 438 Days (Episode 351).

31.  Caseen Gaines:  Author of We Don't Need Roads: The Making of The Back of the Future Trilogy (Episode 334).

32.  Christopher Golden:  Author of Dark Horse Comics' Baltimore: The Plague Ships and Hyperion Books' Don't Be Afraid of the Dark: Blackstone's Guide to Dangerous Fairies (Episode 163).

33.  Daryl Gregory:  Author of Del Rey's Pandemonium, Del Rey's  The Devil's Alphabet, Del Rey's Raising Stony Mayhall, and Fairwood Press' Unpossible and Other Stories (Episode 19, 74, 157, 190).

34.  Christie Golden:  Author of Del Rey’s Star Wars: Allies (Episode 101).

35.  Alison Goodman:  Author of Viking's Eon and Eona (Episode 196).

36.  Bob Greenberger:  Author of Del Rey's The Essential Batman Encyclopedia (Episode 6).

37.  Lev Grossman:  TIME Magazine literary critic and author of Viking Adult's The Magicians and The Magician King (Episode 165).

38.  Paul Guinan:  Co-author of Abrams Image's Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel (Episode 170 & 204).

39.  Lia Habel:  Author of Ballantine Books' Dearly, Departed (Episode 172).

40.  Emma James Holloway:  Author of Del Rey's A Study in Silks (The Baskerville Affair) (Episode 266).

41.  Phil Hornshaw:  Co-author of So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler's Guide to Time Travel (Episode 205).

42.  Jason Hough: Author of Del Rey's The Darwin Elevator (Episode 263 & 348).

43.  Nick Hurwitch:  Co-author of So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler's Guide to Time Travel (Episode 205).

44.  Charlie Huston:  Author of Del Rey's The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death (Episode 42).

45.  Alex Irvine:  Award-winning author of Del Rey's Buyout (Episode 41 & 390).

46.  Jody Duncan Jesser:  Author of Abrams' The Art and Making of The Dark Knight Trilogy (Episode 215).

47.  Steven John:  Author of TOR Books' Three A.M. (Episode 197).

48.  Terry Johnson: Co-author of How to Defeat Your Own Clone and Other Tips for Surviving the Biotech Revolution (Episode 113).

49.  Howard Andrew Jones:  Author of Thomas Dunne Books' The Desert of Souls and The Bones of the Old Ones (Episode 158, 186, 200, & 238).

50.  Chip Kidd:  Author of Pantheon Books' Bat Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan (Episode 34).

51.  Ted Kosmatka:  Author of Del Rey's The Games (Episode 193).

52.  Kyle Kurpinski:  Co-author of How to Defeat Your Own Clone and Other Tips for Surviving the Biotech Revolution (Episode 113).

53.  Edward M. Lerner:  Author of Tor Books'  Fool’s Experiments, Small Miracles, and Betrayer of Worlds (Episodes 25. 75, & 126).

54.  David Liss:  Author of Random House's The Whiskey Rebels and The Twelfth Enchantment and Marvel Comics' Mystery Men and Black Panther:  The Man Without Fear (Episode 131, 201, 290, & 335).

55.  Karen Lord:  Author of Del Rey's The Best of All Possible Worlds (Episode 236).

56.  Matt Madden:  Co-author of First Second's Drawing Words & Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels, and Beyond (Episode 205).

57.  Tahereh Mafi:  Author of HarperCollins Publishers' Shatter Me (Episode 175).

58.  Matthew K. Manning:  Author of Andrews McMeel Publishing's The Batman Files (Episode 173).

59.  George R.R. Martin:  Author of best-selling fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire (Episode 102 & 161).

60.  Brad Meltzer:  Author of Grand Central Publishing's The Inner Circle, The Fifth Assassin, and host of History Channel's Brad Meltzer's Decoded (Episode 134 & 234).

61.  China Mieville:  Author of Del Rey’s The City and the City,  Embassytown, and Railsea (Episode 50, 108, 152, & 207).

62.  Chelsea Monroe-Cassel:  Author of Bantam's A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook (Episode 203).

63.  Marc Tylor Nobleman:  Author of Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret of Co-Creator of Batman (Episode 218).

64.  Naomi Novik:  Author of Del Rey Books'  Temeraire series (Episode 6, 119, 198, & 321).

65.  Nnedi Okorafor:  Author of DAW Books' Who Fears Death (Episode 135).

66.  Christopher Paolini:  Author of Del Rey's Eragon (Episode 271).

67.  Benjamin Percy:  Author of Grand Central Publishing's The Dead Lands (Episode 320).

68.  Cherie Priest:  Author of Random House/Spectra's Bloodshot (Episode 140).

69.  August Ragone:  Author of Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters (Episode 288).

70.  Robert V.S. Redick:  Author of Del Rey's The Chathrand Voyage Series (Episode 147 & 246).

71.  Rob Reid:  Author of Del Rey's Year Zero (Episode 212).

72.  Patrick Rothfuss:  Author of DAW Books' The Name of the Wind and The Wise Man's Fear (Episode 159).

73.  Rob Salkowitz:  Author of McGraw Hill's Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture (Episode 207)

74.  Joe Schreiber: Author of Del Rey's Death Troopers (Episode 41).

75.  Arlen Schumer:  World-renowned historian and author of Visions from the Twilight Zone (Episode 67).

76.  John Scoleri:  Co-Author of The Art of Ralph McQuarrie (Episode 60).

77.  Brian Francis Slattery:  Author of Tor Books' Liberation:  Being the Adventures of the Slick Six after the Collapse of the United States of America and  Lost Everything (Episode 31 & 207).

78.  R.A. Salvatore:  Author of Wizards of the Coast's The Dark Elf Trilogy (Episode 171).

79.  Ekaterina Sedia:  Author of Prime Books' The Alchemy of Stone (Episode 162).

80.  Alan Smale:  Author of Del Rey's Clash of Eagles (Episode 317).

81.  Seth Grahame-Smith:  Author of The Last American Vampire (Episode 311).

82.  Daniel Stashower: Author of Teller of Tales:  The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle (Episode 57).

83.  Sabaa Tahir: Author of Razorbill's An Ember in Ashes (Episode 380)

84.  Matt Taylor:  Co-author of Jaws: Memories From Martha's Vineyard (Episode 182).

85.  Paul Terry:  Co-author of DK Publishing's Official LOST Encyclopedia (Episode 120, 130, 152, 194, & 232).

86.  Kristin Thompson: Author of The Frodo Franchise (Episode 28).

87.  Karen Traviss:  Author of Gears of War: Aspho Fields by Del Rey Books (Episode 24).

88. Jeff VanderMeer:  Author of Abrams Images' The Steampunk Bible:  An Illustrated Guide to the World of Imaginary Airships, Corsets, and Goggles, Mad Scientists, and Strange Literature (Episode 155).

89.  Larry Tye:  Author of Random House's Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero (Episode 201).

90.  David Weber:  Author of Tor Books' Out of the Dark (Episode 126).

91.  Daniel H. WIlson:  Author of Doubledays' Robopocalypse and Amped (Episode 155 & 208).

92.  David J. Williams:  Co-author of Del Rey's Transformers: Retribution (Episode 290).

93.  Freddie E. Williams II:  Artist on JSA All-Stars and author of DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics (Episode 85).

94.  Mark S. Williams:  Co-author of Del Rey's Transformers: Retribution (Episode 290).

95.  Chris Wooding:  Author of Del Rey/Spectra's Retribution Falls (Episode 154).

96.  RIck Yancey:  Author of Putnam Juvenille's The Fifth Wave (Episode 247).