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Gary Turner and Marty Halpern A Conversation With Gary Turner and Marty Halpern
An interview with Nick Gevers
On Jim Turner:
"I expect most people will agree that he didn't suffer fools gladly, was a meticulous scholar, and loved to gossip. The sheer effort he would expend as an editor puts most other editors to shame. He would read everything an author had written, then study the stories carefully, reading all reviews and references about the author that he could locate. He read every book he could find on editing and publishing, in order to be the best possible."

Laurell K. Hamilton A Conversation With Laurell K. Hamilton
An interview with Alisa McCune
On creating a distinctive voice for each character:
"With Merry I wanted someone who argued with me less.  Anita is very middle America while Merry is not.  I had hundreds of pages done I had to throw out on Merry originally.  She was too middle America so I had to go back and redo it.  Her culture is totally different from Anita's.  For Merry I read a lot of old folklore and oral tales that had been written to get her attitude and voice."

David A Hardy and Sir Patrick Moore Brushing the Imagination: an interview with David A Hardy and Sir Patrick Moore
conducted by Sandy Auden
"I was equally into science and art, and about equally good at both. I must admit that it was often the more spectacular aspects of chemistry that attracted me: liquids that changed colour, crystals, explosions, sulphurous smells, clouds of smoke, brilliant flames. I went on to make my own fireworks and rockets, many of them good ones! I often think I could have been a pyro-technician."

Charlaine Harris A Conversation With Charlaine Harris
An interview with Alisa McCune
On trouble getting published:
"My agent wasn't crazy about it, to start with. But I told him I thought it was the best thing I'd ever written, and he wouldn't be sorry if he could find a place for it. Then it started getting turned down, and in a few instances, quite unflatteringly. But like the good agent he is, he persevered, and after many rejections John Morgan at Ace accepted it."

Kim Harrison A Conversation With Kim Harrison
An interview with Alisa McCune
On inspiration:
"I know a lot of writers find inspiration from other's works, but my muse lives in music, not the printed page. I'm a firm believer in outlines and will not write anything but the last chapter without one. Having said that, I have to admit that I never keep to it, and it's letting my characters take over and direct the plotlines that keep me interested."

M. John Harrison A Conversation With M. John Harrison
An interview with Gabriel Chouinard
On what Light is about:
"Well, it's an SF novel. Not hard SF, but woven out of quantum theory, emergence theory and a throwaway speculation of Janna Levin's, with the hope that some pretence of quantum indeterminacy is manifested by the story itself. Otherwise, it's two narrative strands of rollicking space opera grounded by a contemporary strand set mainly in London. Steve Baxter has called it a "folded down future history", which is a neat description. The way science is done now, i.e. as a commercially-driven operation, is seen to have become, four hundred years in the future, a kind of galactic beachcombing. The entradistas from Earth are out there trying to score, amid the remains of big, difficult alien technology. Expect some fairly off-the-wall characters, doing what they call "the Kefahuchi Boogie" which is, like, surfing it. Expect plenty of sex, and some whole-body dysmorphia. Oh, also rocket ships."

Lian Hearn A Conversation With Lian Hearn
An interview with Alisa McCune
On research for Tales of the Otori:
"I started to learn Japanese first: it's hard to learn a language when you are over 50 so I am happy I can speak a little and read quite a lot. I received a fellowship from Asialink, the Australian foundation which encourages artistic and cultural exchanges between Australia and Asian countries, to spend three months in Japan in 1999 and 2000. During these periods, I spent some time in Western Honshu which provides the landscape for the series. I have made many other trips to Japan as well in the last ten years, since I first had the idea of the story and characters. I went to museums, old temples and other buildings, watched many movies and read many books, including Japanese literature and poetry. And walked endlessly through rural Japan reflecting on its history and character."

Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson Sand In My Shoes: an interview with Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
conducted by Sandy Auden
"I did a huge concordance of the six Dune books, so I know all the references and what page number they're on, so we included all that information too. I'd also spent five years writing Dad's biography, Dreamer of Dune -- rereading everything he wrote and putting it together with the things he said to me."

James Hetley A Conversation With James Hetley
An interview with Alisa McCune
On happy endings:
"In spite of the obvious fantasy elements, I try to write 'realistic' stories. Life doesn't provide happy endings. Happy points, yes, even long happy stretches of time. That's probably the most you can expect for any of my characters. You have to remember that for a writer, 'happy' often equals 'dull.' Stories need conflict."

Barry Hoffman A Conversation With Barry Hoffman
An interview with Lisa DuMond
On the changing preferences of kids:
"What I've found over the years is that, due to TV, movies and video games, today's children want far more action and violence in what they view and read than kids when I started teaching. I remember, in my early years of teaching, my students loving stories by Ray Bradbury. Kids the same age today would yawn because there's not enough action. Part of the problem rests with the media, but they're not the main culprits, in my opinion. There's plenty of blame to go around."

Robert Holdstock Fantasy Theme Park: an interview with Robert Holdstock
conducted by Sandy Auden
"I believe that hundreds, if not thousands, of individual tales of survival, encounter, heroism and betrayal lie behind the legends as we have them. But time, death, and wastage of all kinds would have filtered those individual tales down into a tight stream that might, just might, have been picked up by a natural storyteller."

Tom Holland Tom Holland
An interview with Georges T. Dodds
In this interview, the British author Tom Holland talks about history and horror and how they have influenced his Gothic vampire novels, as well as his other horror novels set in historical periods from Ancient Egypt to Imperial Rome to the American Wild West.

Jake Horsley Enter the Real Matrix: an interview with Jake Horsley
conducted by Sandy Auden
"Generally, the first step to unplugging is an overwhelming sense of disgust, despair, and contempt with life, the world, and everything. For many it begins at the home, with family members, possibly via "romantic" relationships, in which we begin to feel the terrible suffocating influence of other people's thoughts and expectations."

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