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Tamara Wilhite

Tamara Wilhite is a science fiction and horror author, engineer, and mother of 2 (humans). She is Liberty Island's Senior Columnist with a new article every Friday featuring author interviews, science fiction musings, and cultural commentary. Check out Tamara’s Amazon Author Page and see her on Hubpages.

An Interview with Robert Arvanitis on the Economics of Lord of the Rings

I was in an online debate on artificial intelligence when Robert Arvanitis brought up something he’d written referencing Lord of the Rings. From the title “The Orcs that ran away, I thought it was a short fantasy story. In reality, it was a financial paper on the economic impact of the production of the Lord of the Rings movies in New Zealand and how AI was used to solve it.

An Interview with Author Cheah Kit Sun

Cheah Kit Sun or “Benjamin” is Singapore’s first Hugo and Dragon Award-nominated author. His book No Gods, Only Daimons was nominated for the Dragon Awards in 2017. His short story “Flashpoint: Titan” in There Will Be War: Volume X was a 2016 Hugo Award nominee. And I had the opportunity to talk to him.

An Interview with Scott Bieser

One of Scott Bieser’s fans asked Liberty Island Magazine to interview Scott Bieser. He is the author of the libertarian comic series Quantum Vibe. He has created book covers, graphic novels and a ton of webtoons. And I had the opportunity to interview him.

3 Hidden Horror Stories of Star Trek

Many science fiction shows have horror stories hidden in the main storylines. I’ve written about these for Battlestar Galactica and Babylon 5. Here are the biggest hidden horror stories in the Star Trek universe.

An Interview with Author Alaric Naudé

I first got to know Alaric Naudé well when we had a discussion regarding Sapir-Whorf theory, something I discussed in my article “Books You Didn’t Realize Represented the Sapir-Whorf Theory”. Alaric Naudé is an expert on Asian languages. He’s also the Head Professor of English Department at Suwon Science College in South Korea. I interviewed him after his first non-fiction book The Babylon Cypher: Why Everything Is Language and Language Is Everything came out.

An Interview with Science Fiction Author George Phillies

George Phillies is a science fiction author, science fiction fan and editor of the National Fantasy Fan Federation, also known as N3F.

An Interview with Fantasy Author Thom Dresser

Thom Dresser is the creator of the fantasy “Beggars Rest” series, starting with “The Heart of the Necromancer.” And I had the opportunity to interview him.

 

An Interview with Author John David Martin

John David Martin is the author of science fiction novel Charis Colony: The Landing. It is his first science fiction novel, though he wrote other books such as The Space Boys and The Winter of 78. And I had the opportunity to interview him.

Star Trek Vs Stargate

Aliens, interstellar adventures, and existential threats to the universe as we know it. While this may sound like a description of Star Trek, Stargate shares a number of themes at a variety of levels. Let’s look at a few of those as well as the differences between the two.

Catching Up with Author Jon Del Arroz

I initially interviewed Jon Del Arroz after his novel Justified: The Saga of the Nano Templar book came out. (It is now part of a series.) He is a prolific author. He’s published steampunk novels like For Steam and Country and science fiction works like The Stars Entwined. That’s why I thought it was necessary to catch up with him on his latest projects.

 

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