An Interview with Stan Nicholls

. Stan Nicholls is a British author, journalist and the Chair of the Gemmell Awards. He has written over thirty books, most of them in the fantasy and science fiction genres, for both adult and young readers, and has been published in more than twenty countries.  His journalism has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, The Times,…

More on Red Sister

This is just a quick post to note a few things in regards to the upcoming series, which is titled Book of the Ancestor: I’ve written a post on my blog about the books from a beta-reader’s perspective. It’s spoiler-free and if you’d like to read it, it’s HERE. Mark has finished writing the third…

The Wheel of Osheim is out now!

  The Wheel of Osheim, the third book of the Red Queen’s War series by Mark Lawrence,  is out in the U.S. today from Ace Books and was released by HarperVoyager in the UK last Thursday, 2nd June 2016! . “All the horrors of Hell stand between Snorri Ver Snagason and the rescue of his…

The Broken Empire: straddling the line between literary fiction and traditional fantasy

  Marc Aplin at Fantasy-Faction has been working on an interview series involving over twenty people, where he asked ‘superfans’ to talk about their favourite fantasy books/authors. He has very kindly asked me to participate and in return I wrote him some very long responses, talking mainly about Mark’s Broken Empire and Red Queen’s War…

Blood of the Red

Blood of the Red is an old school dungeons and dragons story Mark wrote before Prince of Thorns, around 2001, posting it as he wrote it in his online writing group. It’s epic fantasy, featuring a bard as its main character. Although he has no immediate plans, he might at some point in the future…