Category: Interviews

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,…

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…

An Interview with Sarah Chorn

  Please tell us a bit about yourself. I’m pretty boring. I work part time as a bookkeeper for a (huge) store. I work from 5am-10am. I come home and take care of my kids after that (7  months and 4 years). I read a lot. I drink a ton of tea. I write reviews,…

An Interview with Peter Newman

Your debut novel, The Vagrant, came out last year and received much praise within the SFF community. Mark also loved it and said it was the best thing he’d read in quite a while. So while preparing for this interview I was astonished to find out that despite starting to write in your early twenties…

An Interview with John Gwynne

I read that you were born in Singapore and your family travelled around a lot. Would you tell us which countries you lived in and what impact they had on you? I was born in Singapore. My dad was in the RAF and stationed there at the time so I did travel regularly as he…

An Interview with Kimberly Kincaid

  How did you become a professional artist? About 12-13 years ago, as our last child showed signs of leaving the nest, I started contemplating what I wanted to do with my life since I was facing unemployment as a mother. 30+ years ago when I was in college, my major was art. I dabbled…

An interview with Tom Brown

  Has art always been a passion of yours? When did you decide to become an artist? Art has been a particular passion of mine almost as far back as I can recall. The only thing I wanted to be was an archaeologist, or possibly an oceanographer, but that was at about age six, I…