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Rocket Talk Episode 60: Sam Sykes and Tiffany Reisz

Welcome back to the Rocket Talk podcast! In this week’s podcast episode, Justin is visited by regular guest, Sam Sykes and first time guest, Tiffany Reisz. The trio discuss sex scenes, including a live reading of one of Joe Abercrombie’s sexual liaisons in his novel, Best Served Cold. Their conversation moves on to discuss why sex scenes can be rejected in some types of fiction and embraced in others.

Note: This episode of Rocket Talk contains explicit language.

Sam Sykes is the author of the Bring Down Heaven series from Orbit Books. The first book, A City Stained Red, is out now, and its sequel, The Mortal Tally, will be available later this year. He owns a pug named Otis, lives in Arizona, and tweets a lot.

Tiffany Reisz is the author of the internationally bestselling and award-winning Original Sinners series for Mira Books (Harlequin/Mills & Boon). Tiffany’s books inhabit a sexy shadowy world where romance, erotica and literature meet and do immoral and possibly illegal things to each other. She describes her genre as “literary friction.” She lives in Portland, Oregon and also tweets a lot.


Rocket Talk, Episode 60 (56:50)

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Also! If you have an idea for an episode of Rocket Talk or would like to come on as a guest, reach out to Justin Landon at [email protected]. Obviously, we can’t accommodate everyone, but we’re always looking for new ideas and fresh perspectives. You can find all of the episodes of Rocket Talk on here.


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