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Here you can find all the Interviews with Science Fiction or Fantasy Authors we have been lucky enough to carried out.

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Interview with Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris's brand new book Midnight Crossroad, the first in a brand new series is released at Midnight tonight (7th May 2014).

To celebrate, along with a review of the book itself SFBook are part of the official blog tour and had chance to ask the author a few questions:

Ant: F...

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written by Ant on Wednesday 07 May 2014
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Interview with Chris Beckett

The Arthur C Clarke award winning novel Dark Eden has just been released in the USA and to celebrate the launch of such an excellent novel the author agreed to let me ask him a few questions:

Ant: Dark Eden manages to create a true sense of an alien world, not least with the inclusion of Geothermal "lantern" Trees. Where did you get inspiration for such an alien world?...

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written by Ant on Monday 14 April 2014
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Interview with Brandon Sanderson

To celebrate the launch of Words of Radiance - the much anticipated second novel in the Stormlight Archive series, SFBook got chance to ask Brandon a few questions as part of his UK Blog Tour.

Ant: Where did you get the idea of a world ravaged by fierce storms?

Brandon: The original seed of an idea was the storm of Jupiter, this massive persistent storm. Of course, that’s a gas giant. The ...

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written by Ant on Wednesday 19 March 2014
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Interview with George Mann

Interview with George Mann To coincide with the review of The Executioners Heart, the fourth novel in the Newbury & Hobbes series, we managed to catch up to the Doctor Who and Sherlock script writing author, George Man.

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written by Ant on Tuesday 30 July 2013
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Interview with Jay Posey

Interview with Jay Posey Along with the review of Jay Posey's novel Three we have been lucky enough to interview the author as part of his Blog Tour. At the end of the Interview you can enter a competition to win a signed copy of Jay's book.

Ant: Three is set in a future earth laid waste by an unknown cataclysm. What encouraged you to c...

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written by Ant on Friday 26 July 2013
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Interview with Charles Stross & Cory Doctorow

Interview with Charles Stross & Cory Doctorow

To celebrate the launch of the off-the-wall post-singularity novel Rapture of the Nerds we've been lucky enough to grab the gestalt entity responsible - Charles Stross & Cory Doctorow - and ask them about the book, working together and plans for the future.

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written by Ant on Friday 19 April 2013
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Interview with Michael Marshall

Interview with Michael Marshall We have been lucky enough to review the new Michael Marshall novel - We are here - a powerful yet subtle tale that keeps the reader gripped right to the end, currently being published by Gollancz.

We managed to catch up with the author to ask him a few questions about his latest book and other topics of interest.

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written by Ant on Thursday 14 March 2013
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Interview with James Baylock

Interview with James Baylock Last week we were lucky enough to review the new James Baylock novel The Aylesford Skull - a rip-roaring steampunk adventure that hit all the right notes.

This week we have been honored with an interview from the author himself, who happened to be good friends with one of my favourite authors....

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written by Ant on Thursday 07 February 2013
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Interview with Lavie Tidhar

Last week we reviewed the quite incredible novel Osama which co-incidentally won the World Fantasy Award around the same time. We've been lucky enough to be granted an interview with the talented author, Lavie Tidhar.

Ant Not only have you won the World Fantasy Award for Osama but you managed to beat some very stiff competition including Stephen King, ...

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written by Ant on Monday 12 November 2012
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Interview with Joanne Reay

We've been lucky enough to catch up with screenwriter and author Joanne Reay who has just released her fantasy novel Romeo Spikes, the first in the Lo Life series.

Ant You have been an accomplished scriptwriter for some time, what made you decide to branch out into writing novels?...

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written by Ant on Tuesday 06 November 2012
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Interview with Danie Ware

We've been lucky enough to be granted an interview with Danie Ware, Forbidden Planet events / social media organiser and now author with her quite brilliant debut novel Ecko Rising, published by Titan Books.

To celebrate the launch of SFBook is proud to be part of the book tour and as well as this interview and a review of Ecko Rising.

Thanks to Titan Bo...

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written by Ant on Friday 14 September 2012
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Interview with David Wingrove

Interview with David Wingrove Today marks the launch of Daylight on Iron Mountain, the 2nd volume in David Wingrove's re-imagined Chung Kuo series, an incredible future vision and one which promises to be an absolute epic, unmissable series.

I was lucky enough to be granted an interview with David Wingrove which gives a great insight into the series.

Ant You o...

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written by Ant on Tuesday 10 January 2012
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Interview with Hylton H Smith

Interview with Hylton H Smith Back in June I reviewed the novel Divine Extinction, the second volume in the Evilution series by Hylton H Smith and the author has been kind enough to grant me an interview about the novel and the series itself:

Ant: The new series Evilution is quite a departure fr...

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written by Ant on Tuesday 10 January 2012
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Interview with Sven Michael Davison

Interview with Sven Michael Davison Sven Michael Davison is the author of the exceptional post-cyberpunk thriller State of Mind, I was lucky enough to be granted an interview as part of his Blog tour celebrating the release of the novel.

Ant: Where did you originally get the idea for the Pchip?

Sven:...

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written by Ant on Tuesday 10 January 2012
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Second Interview with Peter F Hamilton

Interview with James Peter F. Hamilton This Interview with Peter F Hamilton was carried out by TC in October 2001.

This interview is mostly related to Fallen Dragon. The interview is spoiler free and Fallen Dragon will in no way be ruined for you if you read this interview.

TC: What was the inspiration for the new universe in Fallen Dragon?

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written by Ant on Tuesday 10 January 2012
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Interview with Peter F Hamilton

Interview with James Peter F. Hamilton This Interview with Peter F Hamilton was carried out by TC in October 1999.

On his resent signing tour Peter F. Hamilton did a stop in Copenhagen on the 27th October 1999. I got half an hour with the author of the just released The Naked God.

Warning!

Some parts o...

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written by Ant on Tuesday 10 January 2012
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