Tag Archives: fantasy fiction

Rowena Cory Daniells – Author Interview

You have described your Outcast Chronicles trilogy as a fantasy family saga. How did you approach weaving developments in family relationships across the three novels, while still giving each novel its own focus? The characters of the Outcast Chronicles (OC) … Continue reading

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If I Die (Soul Screamer series), by Rachel Vincent

If I Die by Rachel Vincent combines supernatural creatures, high school and romance with teenage girl Kaylee Cavanaugh’s quest to make the most of her life by rescuing her classmates from danger before her impending death. The opening lines create … Continue reading

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A chat with Lauren Kate (Botanical Gardens, Brisbane)

I recently met Lauren Kate for a chat at the Brisbane Botanical Gardens. Passion, the third novel in her Fallen series, was released in mid June and has dominated Australia’s bestsellers lists since then. Lauren said she was enjoying her Australian tour and … Continue reading

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Jack Dann – Author Interview

For those unfamiliar with your fiction how would you describe it? Believe it or not, that’s a difficult question, as I’ve spent a career ‘writing across genres’. I’ve written speculative fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, and contemporary fiction (with a great … Continue reading

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John Flanagan – Author Interview

In your previous interview with The Australian Literature Review, you announced that Ranger’s Apprentice book 11 is going be a collection of short stories spanning the entire time period of the Ranger’s Apprentice series. What is a major difference or two you … Continue reading

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Dance of the Gods, by Tarran Jones

Ryukan hurried through the forest, his breath coming faster as he scouted the places hoping to find the water source. He cursed, knowing that it would be coming dark soon and he wanted to have filled his containers, as he … Continue reading

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Leah Giarratano – Author Interview

For those unfamiliar with your novels, who is Jill Jackson and what makes her work as a character? Detective Sergeant Jill Jackson is the hero of my four crime novels. She’s a highly efficient NSW police-officer who is not so … Continue reading

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