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D is for Desdemor & Datasea – RAILHEAD A-Z

To celebrate the publication of RAILHEAD, one of my all-time favourite authors Philip Reeve is here to discuss the aspects of his creation that begin with D – Desdemor and the Datasea…. There’s something beautiful about an abandoned seaside resort. I first noticed it as a child, wandering along the seafronts of Brighton in the … Continue reading

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Catherine Bruton: Killings Your Darlings

I’ve got the pleasure of introducing Catherine Bruton to ThirstForFiction as part of her I Predict a Riot blog tour. Catherine is also the author of We Can Be Heroes and Pop!, as well as writing regularly for national newspapers. Take it away Catherine! I’ve never committed murder before. Neither in real life (obviously!) nor … Continue reading

Phil Earle talks about CHARACTERS

Today I have the pleasure to welcome Phil Earle, author of Heroic, to the blog. There are no rules to writing. Anyone who tells you otherwise is either A) A terrible liar or B) Wants you to buy their book entitled ‘How to write a bestseller’. Either way, do not trust this person. They are … Continue reading

Don’t Ask – Michael Grant

As part of the celebration for the publication of Light, the final novel in the Gone series, we’ve got the Michael Grant himself writing about what questions you should never ever ask him in an interview. Take note! I have two least favorite questions. The first is, “Will there be a movie or TV show … Continue reading

The Birth of the Dustlands – Moira Young on Blood Red Road and Rebel Heart

Today, the pleasure of welcoming acclaimed author of Blood Red Road and its sequel, Rebel Heart, is all ours. Moira has come with a brief post of how the Dustlands – the post-apocalyptic setting of her books – came to be. In late 2006, climate change was high on government agendas, with heavy media coverage … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: An Introduction to Mortal Chaos

Today I have the pleasure of welcoming Matt Dickinson, author of the up-coming Mortal Chaos, to ThirstforFiction, with an introduction to his novel. The concept for Mortal Chaos is very close to my heart. I have always been in awe of Chaos Theory and have read as many books about it as I can get … Continue reading

Blogtour: Curtis Jobling, author of Wereworld…

It is my pleasure to welcome Curtis Jobling, author of the Wereworld novels, to ThirstforFiction where he writes about one of Lyssia’s were-elite as part of the WEREWORLD “7 REALMS, 7 BEASTS” BLOG TOUR… Lady Shah, the Werehawk The Hawklady is one of the last of her kind, the rest of her proud people having … Continue reading

Blog Tour: Caroline Lawrence’s First Western

As part of a blog tour celebration of the publication of the first novel in Caroline Lawrence’s Western Mysteries, she has kindly come to talk about her first Western here on T4F! Read the review. Although I grew up in the America during the golden age of the Western, and although we went to the … Continue reading

Will Hill

Will Hill’s Department 19 Blog Tour & Giveaway!

I like to think I’ve been quite involved with the publication of Will Hill’s debut novel Department 19 (link to review)- as well as having written a review of this fantastic novel, I also got to meet him in London several weeks ago and now, I’m the final stop of his blog tour. So, we’ll … Continue reading

Alex Bell

Guest Post: It’s All In The Name ~Alex Bell

Alex Bell is the author of both Lex Trent: Versus The Gods and Lex Trent: Fighting With Fire (links to reviews), as well as various other non-YA novels. She’s been wonderful enough to write a guest post for us to commemorate the publication of Lex Trent: Fighting With Fire, a novel I thoroughly enjoyed. Names … Continue reading