Episode 63 - Interview with Peter F Hamilton

April 28, 2016 00:35:25
Episode 63 - Interview with Peter F Hamilton
The Creative Writer's Toolbelt
Episode 63 - Interview with Peter F Hamilton

Apr 28 2016 | 00:35:25

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Show Notes

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This episode is a conversation with bestselling author Peter F Hamilton. In a career spanning nearly thirty years Peter has published seventeen books as well as numerous short stories. He is known for his epic science fiction trilogies including the Void series from his Commonwealth Universe, and the Night's Dawn series from the Confederation Universe. In this conversation Peter talks about the formative literary influences on his life as he was growing up, the preparation he does before writing a million word epic, and why creating the bad guy is such fun. He also talks about the importance of consistency in creating setting, and the enduring power of space and space travel to generate a sense of wonder.

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