Top 5 Interview Countdown : Number ONE : Iain M. Banks

Back in 2010 we interviewed the late Iain M. Banks backstage before a show - what follows is our favourite interview with an author we found friendly, engaging and a joy to spend 20 minutes with.  He is sadly missed.

For the full interview click here.

"Most people have a sort off reservoir of disturbing images and most people don’t want to think about them and so they only come out at night when their guard is down where as I’m quite happily thinking about them."

Top 5 Interview Countdown : Number TWO: Markus Zusak

 At number 2 in our favourite interviews is the author of The Book Thief, Markus Zusak.  Anyone who starts of their interview with ...

"I go surfing early in the morning, before starting work."

Is either someone you are going to hate or love.  We loved him ...

For the full interview click here.

Masochistic Reverse Narcissists by Sarah Nash

Reader Logo by Sarah Nash
(Former TVFH Managing Editor for Fiction)

"If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing about." - Benjamin Franklin

The task of wrestling with words has been a passionate, frustrating and occasionally rewarding mission most of my life. I didn't decide or make a conscious choice to become a word wizard, it is an inherent talent I take for granted. The shelves in my personal office are permanently bowed with the weight of four decades of my words collected in notebooks; each one threatening to become the next "great novel" of the century.