A Cafe For Authors and Avid Readers
Today's (June 16) radio show was very interesting. The host called me about a half-hour before the show and said he wanted to talk about me--my childhood, teen years, college days, etc.
I was uncomfortable with the idea, because I'm a very private person. But then the show started, and I opened up. What it was like growing up in Washington D.C. in the 1970s. What it was like going to a fine arts high school. College. Law school.
To tell the truth, I feel odd tonight. Awkward.…Continue
Added by Roxanne Bland on June 16, 2017 at 10:24pm — No Comments
Join me for Part 4 of my 8-part interview series on CUTV News Radio on Friday, June 9th at 2 PM Eastern! This week, I'll be talking about some of the influences from childhood on that inform my writing today. Here's the link for Friday's show:…Continue
Added by Roxanne Bland on June 7, 2017 at 3:41am — No Comments
Here's a commercial the good folks in marketing made for me. I think they did a good job!
Added by Roxanne Bland on June 4, 2017 at 11:24pm — No Comments
Here's a little something you might enjoy--an interview I did in 2016 with CUTV News about the Moreva of Astoreth
Added by Roxanne Bland on June 4, 2017 at 11:22pm — No Comments
They said it couldn't be done, that fantasy and science fiction could never mix.
I didn't know that. So I did it.
Back in the day, before I became a writer and learned about the different genres, in bookstores fantasy and science fiction were crammed together on a couple of bookshelves. Invariably, the shelves were labeled Sci Fi/Fantasy. I thought they were one genre. I had an idea for a book, and, being ignorant, dropped an alien in a world populated by shapeshifters,…Continue
Added by Roxanne Bland on June 4, 2017 at 11:15pm — No Comments
The Moreva of Astoreth, a blend of science fiction, romance, and adventure, has its roots in a game a friend and I played in college. We collaborated on a story, taking turns. I don’t recall the details—it was more years ago than I care to remember—but it went something like this. A woman, the daughter of a king, is exiled from her homeland in the desert because she refused to marry a man the king had picked out for her. She travels north. After many adventures, she arrives at a village…Continue
Added by Roxanne Bland on March 7, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments