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 Nicholas Eames

2017 is set to be the year for traditionally-published fantasy debut novels, in recent times (say that five times fast!). That's not to knock 2016, 15, 14...though 2016 has a lot to answer for, but for entirely different reasons not linked to fantasy novels; unless there's some really weird butterfly effect going on here, and somehow … Continue reading The production of a fantasy debut: Interview with Nicholas Eames