It’s a real treat to have David Farland on the show this week. He’s a particular favorite of mine, not only because of his awesome writing, but because he is a genuine and generous, all-around good guy. Whether it’s helping out new writers or interacting with his fans, Dave is gracious and fun. Check out his wonderful interview!
About David Farland
David Farland is an award-winning, New York Times best-selling author with over 50 novels in print. He has won the Philip K. Dick Memorial Special Award for “Best Novel in the English Language” for his science fiction novel On My Way to Paradise, and the Whitney Award for “Best Novel of the Year” for his historical novel In the Company of Angels, and the International Book Award for “Best Young Adult Novel of the Year” for his fantasy thriller Nightingale. He is perhaps best known, however, for his epic fantasy series, The Runelords.
Read on for more about Dave’s work and for excerpts from the show!
Excerpts from Episode 22
Dave on rejections for established authors : “Still, you know, there’s that odd story or novel idea that you send and have a devil of a time trying to find a home for it…I think you get pigeon-holed…”
Dave on how he got started: “I thought I’d be a doctor who wrote a little bit on the side or something and I just found that the writing bug became so strong that I decided to just chuck the pre-med and go into writing…”
The Golden Queen
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