Category Archives: author interviews

Guest Interview: Gail Z. Martin, author of Ice Forged

It’s been a while since I had a guest on the blog, so I’m excited to host Gail Z. Martin, author of Ice Forged, to tell us a bit more about her work. If you’re into action, character, and rich … Continue reading

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Interviewing Fantasy Author Benjamin Tate, part 2

I now return you to our chat with Benjamin Tate/ Joshua Palmatier, with his new book, Leaves of Flame. 3.  What’s your first-draft process?  outline, edit as you go, speed-writing? That is my first-draft process:  sit down and write, see … Continue reading

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Q&A with fantasy author Ben Tate (also known as Josh Palmatier)

I had the good fortune to meet Ben (or was that Josh?) at Albacon a few years ago, and am pleased to renew our acquaintaince!  You may have read his Skewed Throne series–if you haven’t picked up Well of Sorrows, … Continue reading

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Interviewing Author (Princess) Alethea Kontis about the Writing Process

  1.  What was the inception of the project you’re most excited about?  What were your first steps in building that idea into a viable story? Two questions = two answers: What project am I the most excited about? All … Continue reading

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Author Alma Alexander on Spanish Gardens, risks and choices

  1.  What was the inception your most recent project?  What were your first steps in building that idea into a viable story? The place where “Midnight at Spanish Gardens” is set, the cafe called Spanish Gardens, is real. WAS real, rather; … Continue reading

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Interviewing author Elaine Isaak

I sent a few questions over to fantasy author, Elaine Isaak (The Singer’s Crown, The Eunuch’s Heir–and most recently, The Bastard Queen)  Elaine does a lot of local conventions and doesn’t mind helping out newbies.  But you still don’t want … Continue reading

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Welcome YA author Leah Cypess

Leah is the author of Mistwood and now Nightspell, coming from HarperCollins on May 31! Mistwood has some ideas I wish I’d thought of. . . Leah took some time from her busy schedule to talk about her process. 1. … Continue reading

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Chatting with Colin Harvey, Author and Anthologist

Colin Harvey has some great novels out in a variety of genres, and has turned his hand to editing as well. He stopped in to talk about his latest anthology project. . . 1. What was the inception of the … Continue reading

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Talking with Nancy Fulda, winner of the Jim Baen Memorial Award

Nancy Fulda is an up-and-coming author with some great short fiction out there, and a novel in progress–often based on some very interesting science ideas. 1.  What was the inception of the project you’re most excited about?  What were your … Continue reading

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