Tag: Interview

Interview with Johan Harstad

The author of Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion talks about his first novel, his characters, about fame and obscurity, The Faroe Islands, about music in his work, about Buzz Aldrin himself, the television series, on international translations, and lots more.

An interview with Eric Maisel

The author of Mastering Creative Anxiety talks about his latest book, about why creating produces so much anxiety, his best tips for either avoiding, or managing anxiety, how to ‘get a grip on your mind’, the relationship between making meaning and anxiety, and lots more.

Interview with Mark Seal

The author of The Man in the Rockefeller Suit talks about the serendipity that gave rise to his book, his main character, his research, and more.

Interview with Mayra Calvani

The author of How To Turn Your Book Club Into a Spectacular Event talks about her latest book, about book clubs and their benefits, about why writing for middle-grade readers is so much fun, her darker talents, and lots more.

Interview with Ouyang Yu

The author of On the Smell of an Oily Rag talks about his latest book, about the “pen-notes fiction” genre he uses, perhaps for the first time in English, the value of fragments, his feelings towards Australia, forthcoming work, and more.

Interview with Victoria Ufondu of Jotspeak

The creator of Jotspeak talks about her new writing site and why it’s different, why she started it, on the spoken word form, her marketing process, their charity gigs, a sneak preview on where the site might be headed, and lots more.

An interview with Kristin Bair O’Keeffe

Kristin Bair O’Keeffe talks about her novel Thirsty, about her life in China and why she’s there, her publisher, on the craziness and creativity, of promoting a novel cross-country, on why she’s sending her resume to Cirque du Soleil, and lots more.

An interview with Mari Strachan

The author of The Earth Hums in B Flat talks about her first novel, her youthful character Gwenni, her star agent, her innovative publisher Canongate, about how we can live more sustainably, her writing Masters, her next novel(s), and lots more.