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Escape Pod Emulation – Kae Cheatham

3 May, 2018
Welcome to my Escape Pod Interview series. If you’re not familiar with this kind of post, please read the back story at Escape Pod Emulation!

So, let’s open the Escape Pod door and find who’s managed to escape today… Why, hello there! It’s Kae Cheatham! Could you turn the music down please, I can’t hear what you’re saying … What 5 items did you take with you?
Attack! Evacuation! I’m limited on what I can take. It’s easy! First, I would grab the large photo cube of my children—reviewing their progression from tiny tots to happily married adults always makes me smile.

I would take my personal computer that has not only text programs, but software for several art programs and the files of my finished products—written, photographic and digital design; I couldn’t leave those behind.
The little stuffed lion would have to come along so I could stroke its plush back and ruffle its fuzzy mane for stress relief.
The e-pod computer provides news, films, and documentary archives…BUT NO MUSIC; I must have music—from string ensembles to bluegrass, to Latin jazz…I must have music; so I’d definitely take my private, portable music collection.
Nutrition bars sound just awful, but I’d take a container with my salsas and many hot sauces; I can tolerate any food with those condiments. Let’s go!

Kae Cheatham is an Author, Speaker, Photographer and Book Doctor!

Kae is the author of a number of books including “Daughter of The Stone”. It’s a different world in foreign space, and Dwinn Somuron is determined to escape her feudal, chauvinistic society and prove that her family legend about “the stone” is true …

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© Freya Pickard 2018

Escape Pod Emulation: Frank Makes An Escape!

23 October, 2017

Here, at last, is another Escape Pod Interview for you all to sample! Please join me in welcoming Francis Franklin to his very own EPod… What will he choose to take with him in this adventure? Find out more about the back story at Escape Pod Emulation!
My head ringing from the reverberations of the hull and the screaming of sirens, the hideous noises of a battle I know nothing about and that seems to be over before it even began, I barely squeeze myself into my uniform when the order is given to abandon ship. I have only a few seconds to spare.
I have of late taken an interest in archery, and the escape pod will be just big enough to stand and draw, so I take my bow and arrows… though I suppose the target will have to be impossibly close and the recoil will send me spinning in my weightless confinement.
Because misery loves company, I take my model of my favourite superhero, and will let her fly about the pod while I cackle evilly, “At last I have you at a disadvantage, Supergirl, you are too far from Earth’s yellow sun!”

My bookshelves being full of unfinished books, and this being the perfect opportunity to finally finish one, I snatch up Ken Dowden’s Death and the Maiden.
For companionship, I take my personal sexbot – but, given the lack of space (oh, how ironic!), just her personality: I’ll need someone to laugh at my jokes and let me win at chess.
Finally… my nice, warm, fluffy blanket, because it’s cold out there in space.
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You can buy his novel, Kings of Infinite Space, or: The Quest for Alina Meridon at Amazon …
When the Empire invades over the Mountains of the East, Artemisia and its allies gather their armies to take a stand. In the midst of this, the young outcast Witternig sets out for his homeland, his friend Meliyne sets out to stop him, and the vampire warrior Hrana hunts for enemy blood. The conflict – millennia in the making – brings together gods, wizards, slaves, priests, warriors and more. Purchase this novel from Amazon – simply click on the above link!
Francis Franklin lives in Newcastle upon Tyne with his beautiful wife and daughter. By day he is a university lecturer, but in between work and family he finds time to read, write and blog. He is interested in unusual human nature, such as non-binary gender and sexuality, or the interplay of dark and light in the transformation of human to vampire.
© Freya Pickard 2017

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