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Oct 2, 2019

Amanda’s childhood dreams come true as we’re joined by award-winning author Garth Nix. We learn how Nix creates magical worlds, hear his top tips on writing, throw some shade at Tolkien, and chat about his new novel Angel Mage. Remember: The answers are within us. 

This week, Amanda recommends the Reluctant Royals series by Alyssa Cole. 

Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about death and religious institutions.



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Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, a production collective of indie audio professionals. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.