In this episode, Don and Rob sit down with author of over 50 light novels, Brandon Varnell. The three discuss whether books written in English can really be light novels, how Brandon got into writing, and Brandon’s techniques for writing his books. All that, and more harem stories than you can shake a stick at, is waiting for you in this episode of The Department of Nerdly Affairs.

Closing Music:
Ode to Joy performed by Oliver Eckelt

Things Discussed:

Brandon’s Homepage
An American Tail
American Kitsune
Yen Press
A Most Unlikely Hero
Rosario + Vampire
To Love RU
Arcadia’s Ignoble Knight
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest
How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom
Jobless Reincarnation
Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside
WIEDERGEBURT Legend of the Reincarnated Warrior
A Certain Magical Index
Frog-kun Twitter
Eric Vall
Adam Ladner
D.S. Craig
William D. Arand
Will Wight’s Cradle
Aaron Crash
Battle Through the Heavens
Tales of Demons and Gods