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Red River Radio Presents What’s Write for Me with Kelsie and Rick

Join Us Wednesday, April 24 from 4-6 PM Eastern on Blog Talk Radio

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Dragons, and Dryads and Elves – oh my!

We’re taking a step in a slightly different direction. Anyone who plays video games knows that there is an incredible story behind each one. Even if the history isn’t active in the game, it’s there. World building for a fantasy game can be especially challenging.

This week, we will chat with Rick Simmons, programmer and trouble shooter for Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted. He is joined by Kelsie Belanger, an artist and animator for the game.

I’m looking forward to getting to know these two talented people a lot better. I know we’re going to have a great time, regardless of where the conversation takes us.

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Meet Artist Kelsie Belanger

How are you involved with Istaria?

I’m an artist, specializing in 3D animation and user interface (so icons), as well as some minor work in texturing and modeling. I also own and manage the Discord and have managed various events in the past.

Favorite pastime

I love to draw, but mostly I like playing video games with my friends.

Favorite book series or author

My favorite book series is the Age of Fire series, by E. E. Knight, though really only the first three books.

Family, furry friends or other life stuff

I have an elder sister and a young niece, and a whole boatload of cousins. I’ve a cat and a lizard as pets, though I really want a snake in the future, too.

Major things happening in life right now

I’m working my way through college to get a bachelor’s degree in Biology, however I do hope to get into the gaming industry as a 3D animator in the future.

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Meet Programmer Rick Simmons

How are you involved with Istaria?

I’m a programmer and do client and server side programmer. In general, I try to keep some distance from the design side of Istaria. It’s my experience that programmers make games that programmers like, while Istaria is intended for a wider crowd.

Favorite pastime

I like cooking and reading. For fiction, I usually read hard scifi and non-fiction is currently the psychology and biology of consciousness.

Favorite book series or author

While a bit older of a series, I still think the Hyperion Cantos by Dan Simmons is a fantastic. I think a Canticle for Leibowitz deserves to be read more widely. For non-fiction, Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadter is a favorite.

Family, furry friends or other life stuff

Wife and two kids, but kids are mostly grown up now.

Major things happening in life right now

Getting on the crazy train… I think we’re on the cusp of significant changes to our lifestyle, based on climate change, and trying to figure out a better place to live that is more insulated from those effects. Maybe not so crazy.

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Red River Radio Presents What’s Write for Me with Brian, Gary and Whit

4755b-red2briver2bradio2blogoWEDNESDAY, November 23, 2016 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM EST on Blog Talk Radio

Dellani and Christina are delighted to welcome back two fantastic authors, and greet a new one.

whit-mcclendonFirst up is our pal Whit McClendon, author of Mage’s Burden and Gart’s Road. Whit will be on from 4 to 4:40 to chat about his work.

brian-briscoeSecond is newcomer, Brian Briscoe, author of The Conflict Etiquette Handbook: The Art of Behaving Well in the Midst of Conflict and Juke: A Blues Novel. Brian will be on from 4:40 to 5:20.

gary-d-henryThird, our buddy Gary D. Henry, author of In the Manor of Heather Black, Falling Waters, Witchwoods, and more. Gary will come on from 5:20 to 6:00

We look forward to chatting with each of our authors. As always, dust off your speakers, kick back with your favorite beverage and enjoy the show!

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Red River Radio Presents Dellani’s Tea Time with Gary, Lindsay and Paty

red river radio logoRed River Radio is proud to present Dellani’s Tea Time with host Dellani Oakes and Co-host Christina Giguere. Monday’s guests will be Paty Jager, Lindsay Downs and Gary Henry. Tune in Monday, March 11 at 4 PM EDT for this fantastic show!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gary D. Henry, author of Falling Waters, Witch Woods, A Father First and many more.gary d henry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

paty jagerPaty Jager, author of Husband for Christmas, Laying Claim, Doctor in Petticots, among others. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lindsay Downs, author of Lady Valentine, Masked Lady, Married Christmas and many more.Lindsay Downs

Red River Radio Presents What’s Write for Me with Clayton, Kenneth and Maggie

red river radio logoWhat’s Write for Me Wednesday, March 23 at 4:00 PM EDT (3 CDT, 2 MDT, 1 PDT)

Authors helping authors, that’s what the Write Room Blog is all about. Coordinated by Kenneth Weene and Clayton Bye, this phenomenal blog hosts authors from all walks of life and all points of the globe. Joining us on the show are Kenneth Weene, author of Kenneth Weene is the author of Broody New Englander, Sweet and Sour, Songs for my Father and more. Also on the show, Clayton Bye is the author of The Sorcerer’s Key, Behind the Red Door,The Speed of Dark and more. And giving us an international flair, Maggie Tideswell is the author of Dark Moon, Silent Night, Runaway Couple and more.

 

It’s Tirgearr Publishing’s Birthday Celebration!

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Every year, Dellani and Christina help Tirgearr Publishing celebrate their birthday. This year, we’ve got got a great lineup up with Kemberlee Shortland, publisher and author of Murder in Mornington, Irish Pride Series, Rhythm of My Heart and many more. We are also joined by Sue Coletta, author of Marred. M. Pepper Langlinais, author of The Fall and Rise of Peter Stoller. And Tegon Maus, author of The Eve Project Series, Bob and My Grandfather’s Pants, among others.

Dellani’s Tea Time January 11, 2016

red river radio logoJoin Dellani and her cohost, Christina (Rachel Rueben) for the first Dellani’s Tea Time of 2016 at 4:00 PM EST today! There’s no telling what we’ll talk about, but you can be sure to get a laugh (or even two) while we talk about all things book and writing related. We will probably get off subject and talk about a lot of other things too – who knows?

To catch us live, or listen to the podcast, follow the link:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rrradio/2016/01/11/red-river-radio-dellanis-tea-time-with-christina-dellani

Red River Radio Has a Whole New Look!

I’ve been a host with Red River Radio four years. When I started, I hardly knew my mouth from my elbow. Now, I’ve talked to hundreds of authors and had a wonderful time getting to know them all.

Recently, I took over running Red River Radio from April Robins. I decided – new boss, new look. I asked one of our show hosts, Mike Dubisch, if he would take on the task of creating an eye catching new logo for us and he did.

I love our new look and I hope you will too.

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