Christopher Interviews Author Marie Brennan

“Be warned, then: the collected volumes of this series will contain frozen mountains, foetid swamps, hostile foreigners, hostile fellow countrymen, the occasional hostile family member, bad decisions, misadventures in orienteering, diseases of an unromantic sort, and a plenitude of mud.”
A Natural History of Dragons

Aspiring writers, this is not a conversation to miss! Delve into the world of dragons and an alternate history in this exclusive interview with Christopher Paolini and author Marie Brennan!

The two storytellers dissect worldbuilding, outlining, idea collection, and inspiration, along with first-person narrative versus third-person limited narrative. Find out how anthropology, history, and folklore inform Marie’s work and what writing skill took the longest for her to learn. And be sure to check out Marie’s Twitter feed and her website, which is full of additional writing resources and news on her latest projects.

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