Carolyn is the author of Facing Up a story about a girl trying to pick up the pieces of her life after a car crash ruins her life. BELINDA: Tell us about Carly, what makes her an antiheroine? CAROLYN: Carly is an antiheroine because she is cynical, prickly, quick-tempered, stubborn, impatient with her family and pretty … Continue reading Wild, Tough and Cheeky: Carolyn Gilpin on Antiheroines
Diana Pinguicha is a woman of many talents not least of which include designing games and writing books. BELINDA: Tell us about your book. What’s it about and what kind of audience would it appeal to? DIANA: The Fantasy novel I currently have on submission is called A Trace of Madness (I call it ATOM, … Continue reading Worldbuilding and Game Design: an interview with Diana Pinguicha
LG Surgeson is the author of the fantasy adventure series The Black River Chronicles, including the short story Clara’s Buttons. BELINDA: Tell us about Clara, what makes her an antiheroine? LG: Clara grew up on the dirty streets of Aberddu (pronounced Aber-thee) city. She was orphaned during the Summer of Fire, and left picking over the rubble of destroyed … Continue reading Going Her Own Way: LG Surgeson on Antiheroines
I love how many people have discovered the Worldbuilding Leviathan and I’m always quite chuffed (and just a little bit amazed) whenever someone drops me a line to tell me how useful they’ve found the template. One such person was Juan de la Cruz, who asked me if he could translate it into Spanish. I said ‘of course!’ … Continue reading The Worldbuilding Leviathan goes Spanish!
Welcome to stop 3 on the Brains to Books Cyber Convention SF tour! On this stop, you’ll find book covers, blurbs and a few reading recommendations! Also, don’t forget to check out how you can win 7 YA sci-fi books! Daimones by Massimo Marino For readers who liked The Road, Earth Abide and Childhood’s End. A post-apocalyptic sci-fi … Continue reading #B2BCyCon Science Fiction Blog Tour!
Fonda Lee knows kung fu, so when she writes a fight scene you know it’s going to be awesome. Which is fortunate, since her debut novel, Zeroboxer, is all about boxing (plus you know, intrigue, planet-spanning criminal enterprises and a smattering of romance). Find out how you can win a copy of Zeroboxer at the bottom of … Continue reading On fighting, YA and sci-fi: An interview with Fonda Lee
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Sophia Madison is the author of Blue Ruin, a gothic fantasy about a woman named Maura and the vampire who intends to use her to end the world (as we know it). BELINDA: Tell us about Maura, what makes her an antiheroine? SOPHIA: Everything. Maura does things a normal (sane) person wouldn’t do. But she makes … Continue reading Straying from the norm: Sophia Madison on antiheroines
Traci Loudin is the author of The Last of the Ageless, a post-apocalyptic adventure featuring the shapeshifting Nyr. BELINDA: Tell us about Nyr, what makes her an antiheroine? TRACI: Nyr lives in a morally gray, post-apocalyptic world. She can partially shapeshift to gain the claws, fangs, and fur of a tigress, as well as some of … Continue reading The faintest glimmer of light: Traci Loudin on antiheroines