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Monday, 27 June 2011

Meet Sci-Fi Author Al Reynolds

I was introduced to the International Best Selling Sci-Fi author
Al Reynolds in April 2011. He happily chatted about writing with me and I
was delighted when he agreed to a blog interview. I've cut out the questions and left his answers for you to read. 








 In a future post, he'll answer those questions posed by 8 bloggers 
in the Burning Questions post  & ANSWERS HERE

For now a HUGE THANK YOU to him for giving his time and expertise so generously.

14 comments:

  1. What an interesting man! I love the comment that it would be boring if it ever got easier!

    Thank you both for taking the time to do this.

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  2. It was just really enlightening reading this, thank you Madeleine and the amazing Mr Reynolds! My goodness - that's Alistair Reynolds. Wow. What a guy!! Thank you!! Take care
    x

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  3. It's always interesting to see inside the mind of an author. Excellent:-)

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  4. Madeleine, what a scoop. I am really looking foward to reading 'Blue Remembered Earth', optimistic SF? Africa as a dominant world power? Sounds like just my cup of tea.

    Thanks for putting this together, and thanks to Al Reynolds for sharing his thoughts with us.

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  5. Reynolds is one heck of a SF writer. I like what he says about his short story sales/contacts leading to his first book deal; that's my goal as well. Looking forward to his answering my "burning question" tomorrow!

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  6. Wow! What a great interview!! So interested in his work now!

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  7. Wow. This is a superb interview - thank you Madeleine and Al. I'm off to google his books!

    Ellie Garratt

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  8. 'I know when I've written something that is good on my terms, but whether the world will agree with me is a different thing, entirely.'

    Sobering, if only because it is so resonant.

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  9. This is cool thanks for the information. It's nice to know a little more about him.

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  10. How very good of you to introduce us to authors we may have previously not heard of!
    my email is ape_hoyt@yahoo.com :D

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  11. Ooo! I'm envious. Cool that you got to meet Al and great that he's sharing his wisdom with us.

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  12. Great interview Madeleine and Al, thanks for making it sound less daunting :)

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  13. Great interview - I really enjoyed reading this! 6-9 months for a book? That is impressive - I wish I could finish one that quickly!

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  14. Love his answers! Especially with the last about it not getting easier in one sense, but in another the technical aspects do.

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