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 is a regular feature on the Back of the Box where we interview people we generally think are awesome.
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"There is always a sheet of paper. There is always a pen. There is always a way out." H. L. Mencken.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.