92: Joe Abercrombie Interview

The Fantasy Inn Podcast

Sep 28 2021 • 1 hr 4 mins

Travis interviews author Joe Abercrombie about the final book in his Age of Madness trilogy from Orbit Books, The Wisdom of Crowds. Some say that to change the world you must first burn it down. Now that belief will be tested in the crucible of revolution...

Joe and Travis discuss how he developed his unique writing voice, the nonfiction books he used to research the Age of Madness, and how to most effectively torment his readers.

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About Joe Abercrombie:

Joe Abercrombie was born in Lancaster in 1974, spent much of his youth in imaginary worlds, and left school with a good idea of how to make stuff up. After graduating from Manchester University he worked as a TV editor, but he never stopped making stuff up, and his first book, The Blade Itself, was published in 2006. He has since written eight more novels and a collection of stories in his First Law and Shattered Sea series. He lives in Bath with his wife Lou and their three children Grace, Eve and Teddy, and makes stuff up full-time.

Find Joe on Facebook, Twitter, or at his website joeabercrombie.com.

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