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Author Interview with Beverley Langland

Author Interview with Beverly Langland

What was your childhood ambition?

To become an astronaut. I was at the perfect age for the excitement of the race into space to capture my young imagination. I remember staying up all night to watch the moon landing with my parents and afterwards making plastic models of the Apollo launcher and the Eagle landing craft. It’s a shame that such excitement has gone from the world, with trips into space now reported as an afterthought. Needless to say, the Welsh space program was severely limited, thwarting my ambition. The closest I achieved was to become an aerospace engineer. Still, the excitement fuelled my hunger for SF stories and reading in general.

What was your first job?

Other than paper and milk rounds, my first official job was climbing into lofts and attics to clear out old fibreglass lagging and replacing it with new insulation. Not long before at school, I had learned of the dreadful conditions children used to work under in the Victorian era. I remember thinking as I suffered in the sweltering heat within the coveralls and rubber gloves and mask with my eyes turning blotchy red that little had changed. I realized then that I should have paid more attention at school! Continue reading

March 27, 2010 Posted by | Author Interviews | , , , | Leave a comment

Author Interview with Elizabeth Coldwell

Interview with Elizabeth Coldwell

What was your childhood ambition?

I wanted to be an archaeologist – until I realised it meant digging up dead bodies.

What ambitions do you still have?

Loads – to work on a couple of novel ideas I currently have on the back burner, to write a story which people will come to consider as a classic of the genre, to branch out into comedy writing by collaborating with a friend on a  project we’ve been talking about for a while. I could go on… Continue reading

March 25, 2010 Posted by | Author Interviews | , , , , , | 1 Comment