An Interview with Anna Smith Spark

I interviewed Anna Smith Spark, author of the Empires of Dust trilogy, for the SFF Oasis discord group. Check out our chat below! Hi Anna and welcome to Spells & Spaceships and the SFF Oasis!  Hello and thank you so much for having me here. In a lovely cool oasis of palm trees sheltered fromContinue reading “An Interview with Anna Smith Spark”

An Interview with Zamil Akhtar

Hi folks! I’m really happy to share with you my interview with Zamil Akhtar. Zamil is the author of SPFBO 7 Semi-Finalist Gunmetal Gods, and has two other books out in the same series; Conqueror’s Blood and the novella Death Rider. When Zamil was fourteen, he moved from the dry, dune-spotted Arabian peninsula to theContinue reading “An Interview with Zamil Akhtar”

An Interview with Tim Hardie

Hi everyone! Today I’m delighted to present to you an interview with fantasy and Norse inspired author Tim Hardie, whose debut Hall of Bones is in the SPFBO final this year! About Tim I grew up in the seaside town of Southport in the north west of England during the 1970s and 1980s. This wasContinue reading “An Interview with Tim Hardie”

An Interview with Giles Kristian

Hi Norsevember folks. Today I’m excited to share with you my interview with historical fiction author Giles Kristian! Giles Kristian is an English novelist, known for his action adventure novels in the historical fiction genre. He is best known for his Raven series, about a young man’s coming of age amongst a band of VikingContinue reading “An Interview with Giles Kristian”

An Interview with L. L. MacRae!

Today it is my pleasure to share my interview with L. L. MacRae, author of the Linaria and Kouzlo series. Her brand new series, Dragon Spirits is out on ebook now and on paperback just round the corner on 11th June 21! Buy the ebookOr the paperback, which can be signed and shipped internationally! HiContinue reading “An Interview with L. L. MacRae!”

The Devil’s Bride – Check it Out!

As we enter December, I’d like to share with you a spooky tale set in the 17th century you might want to check out. I reckon it would make perfect reading as the days get shorter and colder and darkness begins to take hold. It’s called The Devil’s Bride and I’ve chatted with the author,Continue reading “The Devil’s Bride – Check it Out!”

An Interview with Hannah Long

Hannah, hello and welcome to the blog and the Norsevember event! It’s great to have you here. Your adult fantasy debut, Hall of Smoke is out in just a couple of months (19th Jan 2021). It’s been described as “Epic fantasy featuring warrior priestesses and fickle gods at war.” What sort of readers do youContinue reading “An Interview with Hannah Long”

An Interview with Dr. Marianne Hem Eriksen

It is with great pleasure I can share my interview with Dr. Marianne Hem Eriksen, Associate Professor of Archaeology, University of Oslo! Hi Marianne, thank you for taking part in this Norse themed event! I think I can speak on behalf of everyone taking part in saying it’s a pleasure to have someone of yourContinue reading “An Interview with Dr. Marianne Hem Eriksen”

An Interview with C R May

Today for Norsevember we have C. R. May, author of a number of highly rated historical fiction novels, including his Erik Haraldsson (Bloodaxe) and Beowulf series. It’s a pleasure to welcome you to the blog, Cliff! What is it that inspired you to write about Erik Haraldsson specifically? Were there other people you were consideringContinue reading “An Interview with C R May”