Etikettarkiv: fantasy

The first analysis of ”Brother soul, sister flame”

Pernilla Lindgren, author of the fantasy novel Alvhilda, has finished her analysis of my novel Brother soul, sister flame. The book comes out pretty well, with the exception of the skin-colour issue. Interesting reading. Therefore: read it. Do it HERE. … Läs mer

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Interesting, with a touch of the nerves

Swedish writer and blogger Pernilla Lindgren, author of Alvhilda, has a project where she reads and grades modern Swedish fantasy novels based mainly on gender issues, such as how women and men are depicted and how they interact. How much … Läs mer

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Did someone say my name?

Kaj Karlsson, winner of this years Indie Book Awards, kindly mentioned me in a post on his blog: http://www.aldabergr.se/parsifal-direktivet/1a-i-indie-book-awards-2014.html/ There is also a nice picture.

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Lack of patience = lack of relevance

It has happened many times, of course, but now when I’ve actually published a novel it strikes me harder: the apparent lack of patience among readers. ”If the first twenty pages don’t get me hooked I put the book away.” … Läs mer

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The sound of an award

Here are two clips from the Indie Book Awards ceremony in Gothenburg this year. Swedish journalist Helena Frank recorded the ceremony and interviewed me afterwards. And yes, of course it’s in Swedish! Silly question. Here’s the ceremony:   And here’s … Läs mer

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Susanna Clarke delivers again

British author Susanna Clarke gave us one of the best fantasy novels ever with Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell in 2004. It was a stilistic triumph, experimental and efficient, in spite of it’s clocking in at over 700 pages. How do you … Läs mer

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Sent and delivered

I have mailed my novel, Brother soul, sister flame, to a new reviewer, connected to LitteraturMagazinet. He has an interesting approach: if he doesn’t like the book he won’t review it, instead he will give me feed-back. The reason is … Läs mer

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