Caitlin and Charlotte break down the new High Republic novel, “Into the Dark” from our favorite Star Wars author, Claudia Gray. First impressions, the natural world vs. industry, favorite characters, Geode, wayseekers, theorizing of where the High Republic is going, and so much more.
Amy Richau, author of the new book “I Love You. I Know. Lessons in Love & Friendship,” comes back on the show to talk about the writing process, her 365 Star Wars Project, and her time long ago working at Skywalker Ranch as a film archivist. Plus, Amy revisits her 2018 Star Wars dinner and gives a new answer! All this and more on this episode.
It’s the start of the High Republic era! Caitlin and Charlotte dive into “Light of the Jedi” by Charles Soule, the first novel in the High Republic initiative. They talk about their impressions of the book and what they’re excited about for this new era, then they talk about deeper themes: Who are the Jedi now? Why this period? Can we draw upon Camelot & Arthurian myth as inspiration? They also give each other quotes from the novel to analyze and discuss further. All this and more on this episode!
Caitlin and Charlotte welcome writer Amy Ratcliffe (“The Jedi Mind”, “Women of the Galaxy”, Lattes with Leia) to Skytalkers to discuss her new book, “The Jedi Mind”! Amy discusses the importance of mindfulness and how it intersects with Star Wars. Plus, Amy leads a breathing exercise that you can do while listening to de-stress. All this and more on this episode!
E. Anne Convery, the author of the Nightsisters story “Bug” in “The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark” joins Caitlin and Charlotte to discuss her background in fairy tales and mythology, Star Wars, her favorite things about Celebration, writing “Bug”, the collective unconscious, The Clone Wars finale, her namesake convors (Morai!), and so much more. Light spoilers for her new story, “Bug.”