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Focus 2014 Interviews: Kaaron Warren

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Photo credit Andrew Sikorski

Today the wonderful Kaaron Warren talks Focus 2014 from Fablecroft.

What was the inspiration for your story, “Death’s Door Cafe”?

This story was inspired a visit to the National Museum, where they had an exhibit of
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Cat Sparks

Cat-portraitToday, Cat Sparks talks “The Seventh Relic” for the Focus 2014 interviews.

What was the inspiration for your story, The Seventh Relic?

I was researching the history of Buddhism as background for another story when the idea for this one
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Kathleen Jennings

kathleen_colourToday our cover artist, Kathleen Jennings, weighs in on Focus 2014.

What was the inspiration for the cover art for Focus 2014?

Cranky Ladies! This was one of the early sketches for Cranky Ladies of History (Fablecroft). We hadn’t
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Charlotte Nash

Portrait of Author Charlotte Nash

Portrait of Author Charlotte Nash

Today, the multi-talented Charlotte Nash (brain the size of a planet) talks about her tale in Focus 2014.

What was the inspiration for your story “The Ghost of Hephaestus”?

A mash
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Thoraiya Dyer

Photo Credit - Cat Sparks

Photo Credit – Cat Sparks

Today, the delightful Thoraiya Dyer talks about her Focus 2014 tale, “Wine, Women and Stars”.

What was the inspiration for this story?

The inspiration for “Wine, Women and Stars” was reading
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Alan Baxter

Alan Baxter, author of the Alex Caine urban fantasy series, talks about his Focus 2014 story.

What was the inspiration for your story “Shadows Of The Lonely Dead”?

I’ve had a lot of experience with extended terminal
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Faith Mudge

Today, Brisbane writer Faith Mudge talks about her Focus 2014 tale.

What was the inspiration for your story, Signature?

I was annoyed! I’d been reading a book about books, generally one of my favourite things, but this one
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Dirk Flinthart

Today’s Focus 2014 victim, errr, author, is the redoubtable Dirk Flinthart.

What was the inspiration for your story, “Vanilla”?

The inspiration for “Vanilla”? I have to give credit to the editors of Twelfth Planet. They set the parameters. I just… found
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Tansy Rayner Roberts

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Tansy Rayner Roberts

This is the third year that indie press Fablecroft has produced a Focus volume, a series that collects an elite selection of work which has received acclaim via national and international Awards recognition. So, naturally,
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