What does it take to become a traditionally-published debut fantasy author in 2017?

What does it take to become a published author? Or, more specifically, what does it take to become a traditionally-published debut fantasy author in 2017? In a roundabout way, this is the big question I asked five traditionally-published, fantasy debut (in 2017) authors in a recent interview mini-series. More than a few things stood out for me … Continue reading What does it take to become a traditionally-published debut fantasy author in 2017?

The production of a fantasy debut: Interview with Ed McDonald

Day 3 of the '2017 traditionally-published fantasy debut authors' interview series, and that tongue-twister of a tagline is still not getting any easier to say/type, let alone remember! After setting the pace with Nicholas Eames on day 1, and hot on the heels of Anna Smith-Spark on day 2, today, I've invited Ed McDonald to talk about … Continue reading The production of a fantasy debut: Interview with Ed McDonald