Author Interview – Gav Thorpe

Monday is here and that means we have another interview! The guest of honour on the blog today is Gav Thorpe, game designer and author extraordinaire. As he himself says in this in-depth interview, he has been with Games Workshop’s two settings for a long, long time and he has racked up a credits list like few others in that time.

He is most famous for his Last Chancers novels which star a remarkable Penal Legion regiment of the Imperial Guard, his Path of the Eldar novels which give some of the most in-depth look into this ancient elder race of the galaxy, his Slaves to Darkness trilogy which was written in the early days of the Old World and many, many others. He has also written rulesets and lore for a variety of factions in both settings, particularly the mid-generation rules.

He has enjoyed great success with his work over the years and the future looks bright for him. Let’s see what the man himself has to say.

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Author Interview – Nik Vincent

So its a Thursday this time around, and we have an author interview! Nik Vincent, or Nicola Vincent-Abnett as she sometimes goes by, has been around with Black Library for a long time, right there with her husband Dan Abnett, who has written some of the most popular and most successful stories in Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40,000.

Nik has edited Dan’s work over the years and is also an author in her own right, having published some of her own Black Library fiction and the horizon is bright for her with regards to her original work. Work which is on track to be published soon!So let’s see what she has to say about her time with Black Library, her interests and her writing styles.

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The Founding Fields and the Independent Book Blogger Awards

Hey guys, Shadowhawk here once again to do some plugging for the book review site that I contribute to, along with Lord of the Night and Bane of Kings.

Run by my friend Commissar Ploss, The Founding Fields is up for the Independent Book Blogger Awards, an awards system that is being hosted via Goodreads. We are entering in the “Adult Fiction” category. If people could take a little time and go vote for us, that’d be great! All you need is a Goodreads account (you can also sign in via Facebook or Twitter).

The link to our entry is:

http://www.goodreads.com/book_blogger_award/entry/64

We’ve had a lot of support from people here over the months and years the site has been live and we are asking for a bit more :-)

Thanks in advance to everybody who votes!

PS: You get 4 votes, 4 for each category that is up for grabs.

Author Interview – Dan Abnett

Hi folks. My apologies for the long interlude since our last author interview, with Word Bearers expert Anthony Reynolds no less. The time has been good though because we have a great line-up ready for you guys. Starting off with a bang and some great enthusiasm is one of Black Library’s most prolific and senior authors, Dan Abnett.

Dan Abnett has written a lot on a lot of different things over the years, whether it is for Black Library alone or elsewhere. He has dabbled in a multitude of formats, whether it be comics or novels, short stories or background texts. Some of his most popular and endearing credits include the Gaunt’s Ghosts novels, several Horus Heresy titles, the Malus Darkblade novels and comics or some stand-alone stuff like Brothers of the Snake or, until only a few months ago, Gilead’s Blood.

There are a lot of interesting revelations and juicy bits of information in the interview so let’s see what we have!

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