About the show

Wizards, Warriors, & Words is a fantasy writing advice podcast.

We're hosted by Jed Herne, Rob J. Hayes, Michael R. Fletcher, & Dyrk Ashton.

Past guests include Will Wight, Anthony Ryan, John Gwynne, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Anna Smith Spark, Gareth Hanrahan, Brian Staveley, R. J. Barker, & lots more.

Each episode, we discuss a topic related to writing, editing, publishing, or marketing. With over 30 books published by our hosts - through traditional and self-published routes - you're bound to find new insights to improve your writing ... Or at least hear some quality authorial banter.

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Our Hosts

Jed Herne is a fantasy author and game writer from Perth, Western Australia. His books include Fires of the Dead, Across the Broken Stars, and The Thunder Heist. He's also the writer of Siege of Treboulain - an interactive epic fantasy game. Along with Wizards, Warriors, & Words, he also hosts the Novel Analyst podcastOutside of writing, you can find him falling off walls in a bouldering gym. 

Rob J. Hayes has been a student, a banker, a marine research assistant, a chef, and a keyboard monkey more times than he cares to count. But eventually his love of fantasy and reading drew him to the life of a writer. He’s the author of The Heresy Within, the SPFBO-winning piratical swashbuckler Where Loyalties Lie, and the critically acclaimed Never Die.

Michael R. Fletcher is a grilled cheese aficionado and a whiskey-swilling reprobate. His books include SPFBO-finalist Black Stone Heart, grimdark-classic Beyond Redemption, Smoke and Stone, and many more. 

Dyrk Ashton is a writer, educator, filmmaker and former actor. He's the author of the Paternus series, which has been described as 'epic urban fantasy.'