93: John Gwynne Interview

The Fantasy Inn Podcast

Oct 12 2021 • 42 mins

Travis interviews author John Gwynne about the first entry in his new Bloodsworn Saga from Orbit Books, The Shadow of the Gods. In a Norse-inspired world where the gods destroyed each other in a cataclysmic war, three warriors seek to shape the fate of the world.

John and Travis discuss Viking reenactment, the pros and cons of various melee weapons, and the best way to escape from a suit of mail.

About John Gwynne:

John Gwynne studied and lectured at Brighton University. He’s played double bass in a rock ’n’ roll band and traveled the USA and Canada. He is married with four children and lives in Eastbourne, where he is part of a Viking reenactment group. When not writing, he can often be found standing in a shield wall with his three sons about him. His dogs think he is their slave.

Find John on Twitter, Instagram, or at his website john-gwynne.com.

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