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Interview with Sabaa Tahir, Author, ‘An Ember in the Ashes’


Interview with Sabaa Tahir, Author, ‘An Ember in the Ashes’

Sabaa Tahir is the author of An Ember in the Ashes:
LAIA is a Scholar living under the brutal rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire’s greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who vow to save her brother [...]

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Meet the Man Who Makes Sure ‘Vikings’ is Historically Accurate


Justin Pollard is an archaeologist, author, screenwriter, and consultant who has worked as a historical consultant on a large number of movies and popular television programs, including the History Channel’s Vikings. In this short interview we discuss how he got into this line of work, his research, and the mythological and historic roots of Vikings.
First [...]

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Star Wars

Gareth Edwards Hopes Audiences Will Find ‘Rogue One’ to be Grounded and Realistic


The more I hear about Star Wars: Anthology: Rogue One, the more excited I get. In a recent interview time for Star Wars celebration, director Gareth Edwards described the film as coming from a more morally ambiguous place than the Saga films:
“There’s loads of words that filmmakers tend to say to describe their films, and [...]

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Interview with Frank Portman, Author, ‘King Dork Approximately’


Interview with Frank Portman, Author, ‘King Dork Approximately’

Frank “Dr. Frank” Portman is the lead singer and guitarist of The Mr. T Experience, a Berkeley, California pop-punk band, and the author of several young adult novels, of which the most recent is King Dork Approximately, a sequel to the 2008 cult novel King Dork. In the following short interview, Portman and I discuss [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Interview: T.A. Barron Knows THE WISDOM OF MERLIN


T.A. Barron has long written about Merlin. In fact, he’s written a dozen novels on the wizard!

And now he’s put together a cool non-fiction book, channeling The Wisdom of Merlin! And here’s an interview with the author about it!

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SF & Fantasy

Interview: Marie Brennan On THE VOYAGE OF THE BASILISK


Love dragons? Then look no further than Marie Brennan’s Memoirs of Lady Trent series and its new volume, Voyage of the Basilisk!

And here is an interview with Marie where she talks about dragons, artist Todd Lockwood, her inspirations, and what she has in store for us in the future!

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SF & Fantasy

Interview: Peter Orullian On The New THE UNREMEMBERED


The Author’s Definitive Edition of The Unremembered is in fine bookstores this week!

And here is an interview with its author, Peter Orullian, where he talks about why a new edition of the book, what we can expect in its sequel, Trial of Intentions, and more!

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SF & Fantasy

Interview: Ken Liu Goes By THE GRACE OF KINGS


The Grace of Kings by award-winning writer Ken Liu is published today!

It is his debut epic fantasy novel! Here is an interview with Ken talking about the book, the reasons he wrote it, and how writing epic fantasy is different from short story writing!

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SF & Fantasy

Event Video: Naomi Novik On New Novel, UPROOTED


On March 30, 2015, Naomi Novik stopped by the University Bookstore in Seattle, WA to discuss her forthcoming novel, Uprooted, as well as her progress on the last Temeraire novel, League of Dragons!

Take a listen!

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An Interview with Mark Thompson, Narrative Director, ‘Far Cry 4′


In Far Cry 4, the newest installment of the award-winning Far Cry franchise, players take the part of AJ Ghale, an American who has come to the war-torn Himalayan nation of Kyrat to fulfill his mother’s dying wish that her ashes be scattered in her homeland. After arriving, Ghale becomes the “guest” of the nation’s [...]

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