Madison Windsong talks about growing up in Amish country, about when and why she started writing, about her style, her favourite authors, her covers, the travel she’s done for her books, her biggest challenges, advice for other writers, work in progress, and lots more.
The author of Stripped Bare talks about her setting in Nebraska Sandhills, some of the most surprising things she found in her research for the book, what fascinates her about writing, her typical workday, her other books, her upcoming project and lots more.
The author of We.Are.Family talks about his new novel, about his need to write, about some of the key themes in his book (among other things, ghosts, angels and UFOs), on writing difficult scenes, his characters, the unusual structure of the book, on moving between genres, the two best pieces of writing advice he’s ever received, some of his favourite books, on living the writing life, and lots more.
The author of The Summer that Melted Everything talks about her latest novel and its inspiration, her characters, on writing sad stories, favourite quote from the book and why, the nature of the devil, her publishing journey, and more.
The author of No Rest for the Wicked. drops by to talk about his work, his editing process, where he gets his ideas, his secret novel, his writing routine, his favourite books, best writing advice, promotion tips, and lots more.
The author of Deep Quarry talks about why he’s re-releasing nine of his novels in less than a year, sci-fi versus fantasy, the way he comes up with book ideas, his research, on the nature of writing, his favourite authors, how the study of Physics has informed his writing, his influences, work-in-progress, and lots more.
The author of Rarity from the Hollow talks in some detail about his new multi-genre novel, about why it’s not for the “prudish, faint of heart, or easily offended”, his characters, what draws him to science fiction, about the charity his book supports and why, and lots more.
The author of The Grotto’s Secret talks about the writing of her first novel, about her inspirations and influences, her unusual writing habits, her characters, the future of book publishing, her work-in-progress, the books on her night table, and her all-time favourites, and lots more.
I caught up with Marie Darrieussecq at the Sydney Writers Festival and we talked about such things as her latest novel Men, her characters Solange and Kouhouesso, on the glitz of the city and being an outsider, on passion vs love, her research process, on finding the right voice, and lots more.
The author of The Opposite of Comfortable: The Unlikely Choices of an Immigrant Career Woman talks about the writing of her first book and the challenges it presented, the grueling process of skilled worker immigration to the U.S. and the choices she had to make, whether it was worth the pain, the surprises, her target market, her new work in progress, and lots more.