THE HELM OF MIDNIGHT author Marina Lostetter discusses her mystery-infused dark fantasy novel. We dig deep into her elaborate world-building and object-based magic system, how she discovered the story's themes, and her messy, start-at-the-end plotting methodology.
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Author Dan Stout returns to Fictitious! We talk about his new novel, TITAN'S DAY (DAW Books), the completely different experience of writing a sequel (to his debut novel, TITANSHADE), and the life of an author during the pandemic.
Author K. Eason talks about her new fantasy/space opera novel, HOW RORY THORNE DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE. Learn how she developed the prose style and POVs for her subversive storybook adventure.
Dan Stout is the debut author of TITANSHADE (DAW Books), a hard-boiled cop drama set in a 1970’s-esque fantasy world, where the city is kept warm by the heat of a tortured infernal god, and some of the detectives have face mandibles.
Sci-Fi and Fantasy collide in Shaun Barger's debut novel MAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE (Saga Press), intertwining the stories of a young magician soldier and a cybernetically enhanced resistance fighter struggling against a planet-conquering AI.