The Devil’s Bride – Check it Out!

As we enter December, I’d like to share with you a spooky tale set in the 17th century you might want to check out. I reckon it would make perfect reading as the days get shorter and colder and darkness begins to take hold. It’s called The Devil’s Bride and I’ve chatted with the author,Continue reading “The Devil’s Bride – Check it Out!”

An Interview with Hannah Long

Hannah, hello and welcome to the blog and the Norsevember event! It’s great to have you here. Your adult fantasy debut, Hall of Smoke is out in just a couple of months (19th Jan 2021). It’s been described as “Epic fantasy featuring warrior priestesses and fickle gods at war.” What sort of readers do youContinue reading “An Interview with Hannah Long”

An Interview with Dr. Marianne Hem Eriksen

It is with great pleasure I can share my interview with Dr. Marianne Hem Eriksen, Associate Professor of Archaeology, University of Oslo! Hi Marianne, thank you for taking part in this Norse themed event! I think I can speak on behalf of everyone taking part in saying it’s a pleasure to have someone of yourContinue reading “An Interview with Dr. Marianne Hem Eriksen”

An Interview with C R May

Today for Norsevember we have C. R. May, author of a number of highly rated historical fiction novels, including his Erik Haraldsson (Bloodaxe) and Beowulf series. It’s a pleasure to welcome you to the blog, Cliff! What is it that inspired you to write about Erik Haraldsson specifically? Were there other people you were consideringContinue reading “An Interview with C R May”

An Interview with Scott Oden

It is with pleasure I introduce my interview with Scott Oden, author of the Norse inspired fantasy books A Gathering of Ravens and it’s sequel, Twilight of the Gods. Hi Scott, great to have you on the blog and with us for Norsevember! Thanks for having me! You’ve recently released Twilight of the Gods, theContinue reading “An Interview with Scott Oden”

An Interview with Joshua Gillingham

Hi Josh! It’s great to have you on the blog to talk all things Norse/Viking! Is there a difference between a Norseman and a Viking? Hello Alex! So good to be here. Well, we are really diving into the deep end with this first one. The word ‘Viking’ in Old Norse is associated with aContinue reading “An Interview with Joshua Gillingham”

An Interview with Ian Stuart Sharpe: Vikingverse!

Ian is the author of the Vikingverse series; currently 2 novels and 3 comics. Vikingverse is a parallel timeline where the Norse rule seas and stars with restless fleets and Christianity has been put to the Viking sword. He also reached the kickstarter completion for the book he co-authored, Old Norse for Modern Times whichContinue reading “An Interview with Ian Stuart Sharpe: Vikingverse!”

An Interview with Dr Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir

I’m delighted to present my interview with Jóhanna Friðriksdóttir, Norse scholar and author of Valkyrie: The Women of the Viking World. Hi Jóhanna! In popular culture we hear all about The Norsemen and the Vikings are often epitomised by the stereotype of the testosterone filled, masculine, bearded warrior. Was your book fuelled by the desireContinue reading “An Interview with Dr Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir”

An Interview with Fjorn the Skald!

Hi all! Today it’s my pleasure to introduce Steven, a.k.a Fjorn the Skald from Fjorn’s Hall, a website offering Norse and Viking educational courses and online resources. He’s also an aspiring author of epic fantasy; his wealth of experience in Norse & Celtic history and medieval literature has allowed him to create a vivid, nuancedContinue reading “An Interview with Fjorn the Skald!”

An Interview with Genevieve Gornichec!

It is with great pleasure I introduce Genevieve Gornichec to the blog. Genevieve has her highly anticipated debut, The Witch’s Heart scheduled for Feb 9th. Find out more about book and author below! Hi Gen! Your debut novel, The Witch’s Heart, is getting a lot of attention. How does it feel to have people anticipatingContinue reading “An Interview with Genevieve Gornichec!”