Author Archives: Kelly Blanchard-Dale

Interview with Brian D. Anderson

1. Describe the journey that led to your huge signing with TOR for The Sorcerer’s Song series. How has the experience been so far? I’ll give the abridged version. Telling the story in its entirety would be a novel unto … Continue reading

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James Eggebeen and the Ambitious Expansion of a Fantastical World — by Michael Evan

James Eggebeen recently signed a trilogy deal with Aethon books for his “Apprentice to Master” series, a very well written coming of age classic Epic Fantasy about a young Wizard and Sorceress on the run from a magic stealing priesthood. … Continue reading

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Interview with Jeffrey L. Kohanek

When did you know you wanted to be a writer? Describe the story that led to your first published work I have always had a desire to create, and fulfilled that need in various ways over the years including, drawing, … Continue reading

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The Trouble With “Action”, by L.E. Modesitt Jr.

The Trouble With “Action” I’ve often been criticized for the “slow” pace of my books, especially by the “action junkies” who expect a fight, revelation, or surprise in every chapter, or at the least every other chapter. Now, I’d be … Continue reading

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Interview with L.E. Modesitt Jr.

You just completed a trilogy in the saga of Recluce, which if I recall is the first time you’ve used a main character in more than 2 books. What was it about Beltur’s arc that made you want to take … Continue reading

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The Dragon Illusion by L.E. Modesitt JR.

The Dragon Illusion Recently, I think I’ve seen a resurgence or perhaps a continuation of “dragon books.” I couch it that way because I’m not keeping a tally on how many dragon books are being written and sold. Certainly, dragons … Continue reading

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Interview with Jamie Edmundson

So you’ve finally completed your first series. That’s a huge accomplishment. How does it feel to have the Giants’ Spear published? Honestly, it’s a great feeling to have the series completed and to be proud of it. It’s taken up … Continue reading

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Interview with Ryan Kirk

So how have you been? Seems like you’ve had a big year in terms of new book releases I’ve been doing well, thanks! It has been a big year. In 2019 I’ve completed two trilogies: Blades of the Fallen and … Continue reading

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Interview with James Islington

1. Congratulations on completing a massive undertaking with The Licanius Trilogy. How does it feel to have the new book days away from release ?  Thanks Mike! It’s been a very long time coming – aside from edits, I finished … Continue reading

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