A Bowl of Questions

A Bowl of Questions is a regular feature on the Back of the Box where we interview people we generally think are awesome.

A Bowl of Questions

Staveley, Sauron, and The Last Mortal Bond

Next week will see the exciting conclusion of a fantastic epic - The Last Mortal Bond has mysterious magic, Gods full of guile, and ninjas riding giant hawks. The Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne are written by rising genre star Brain Staveley and we are excited to have him on the blog today to answer a few questions!

A Bowl of Questions

The Author, The Legend: Michael Swanwick

"There is always a sheet of paper. There is always a pen. There is always a way out." H. L. Mencken.

A Bowl of Questions

Listen up! Audio Narrator Christine Lakin Talks #ColdWitch

Every book has it’s own voice and tone and it’s my job to distinguish the author’s vibe and intent for their piece and hopefully, bring that to life.

A Bowl of Questions

Patty Bryant: Live from Brooklyn!

When I’m writing, my happy place is a total cliche: I like to take my laptop to the local coffee shop and order a cup of tea. Yes, I am a sad Brooklyn hipster.

A Bowl of Questions

Questions and Fox Cuddles with Lindsay Smith

I'd be a fox, but not a particularly cunning one. Maybe one of the foxes on that Japanese fox island that just hang out and snuggle and eat a lot.

A Bowl of Questions

Getting to know Racheline Maltese, Producer of Tremontaine

If anyone deserves the title "Renaissance Woman", it's Racheline Maltese. From theater and writing to data analysis and fencing - she manages to do it all and somehow keep sane.

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Chatting with the Coffeeshop Hermit, Alaya Dawn Johnson

Alaya Dawn Johnson is a busy woman but between attending graduate school in Mexico City and writing Tremontaine, she sat down with us for an ant egg tamale and some spicy chocolate. We had questions. She had answers.

A Bowl of Questions

Daniel Polansky talks The Builders!

Author Danial Polansky’s novella The Builders is now available from Tor.com Publishing and we are very excited to have this Brooklyn local here on The Back of the Box to answer our burning questions!

A Bowl of Questions

The one and only Ellen Kushner

Sometimes I am a sharp-nosed red fox peeking up over a log, daring you to do something you didn’t know you wanted to do, but I’m going anyway, so you may as well come with me.

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Never a dull moment with Joel Derfner

Once somebody wrote me a fan email about one of my books and mentioned that he’d never read Pride and Prejudice and I told him I couldn’t answer his email until he had.

A Bowl of Questions

Questions and Answers with Michael R. Underwood

We are eight kinds of pleased to have Michael R. Underwood on The Back of the Box today to have a Bowl of Questions and tell us about his latest endeavor: Genrenauts Episode 1: The Shootout Solution, a novella now available from Tor.com Publishing!

A Bowl of Questions

Chatting with Brian Francis Slatterty

There isn’t a specific writing style that gets me, or plot, or characters. The ones I publish are the ones that I wake up the next morning still thinking about, the ones that pop into my head while I’m making coffee; the ones that change me in some subtle way.

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