S&L Podcast – #67 – Previously, on A Song of Ice and Fire…

We kick off A Dance with Dragons a week early with a quick summary of the important stuff that happened in the last book, A Feast for Crows.  Don’t worry if you don’t want to be spoiled, we save it all to the very end and give lots of warnings.  But you have to tune in for some great Goodreads discussions, quick news, and of course the Calendar.


Steven “Jumper” Gould’s new novel 7TH SIGMA: genre-busting science fiction/western kicks ass

Neil Gaiman Reveals the Future of American Gods 

Machine of Death deadline approaches 


7/12/2011 A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin

7/19/2011 Star Wars: Choices of One By Timothy Zahn

7/26/2011 Ghost Story (Dresden Files, No. 13) by Jim Butcher

7/31/2011 Troika by Alistair Reynolds


Dance with Dragons accidentally ships early

The most complex lore?

Gateway Books for Future Scifi/Fantasy Lovers


A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin

Speculative World Map for A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE

The Song of Ice and Fire So Far: Part 1 – Ancient History 

The Song of Ice and Fire So Far: Part 2 – The Dragon Kings

A Song of Ice and Fire So Far Part 3: Thrones and Kings

A Song of Ice and Fire So Far Part 4: Swords and Crows


I have to say that I’m very curious about the sound effects others are offering for the calendar & book check-in.  I’m not very creative & don’t expect to win.  However I did come across some effects that I’d like to share from www.audiomicro.com.   For the calendar the only thing I can think of is ‘page flip by Soundjay’.   For the new member ‘reaction cheer by Blastwavefx’.  For the book check-in ‘foley book grab by Blastwavefx’.  All of these are wav format & very brief.  Because it’s someone else’s work, I don’t know the legal issues for me to grab their work & send it to you for possible use.    What got me curious the most is the sound effects people are choosing for calendar & book check-in.  That curiosity is what lead me to see what sound effects are out there.

Robert M.


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John — Long time listener, first time caller. First let me say I love the ‘cast. I especially love the pace and format Veronica and Tom have adopted. (Note: As I listen, I like to picture them as the VeroniTom, a two-headed book-hoarding winged creature. Try it yourself, it gives the podcast that added extra flair.)


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