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Marie Brennan Interview

look_logoOn Tuesday, February 5, 2013, I sat down for a conversation with the A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent author Marie Brennan. The interview aired during the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show at The Look 24/7 (@TheLook247) on February 8, 2013.

It was a pleasure to have a conversation with Marie. If you missed the interview, have no fears. The interview is available below for your downloading and listening pleasure. But first, the show notes.

Marie Brennan

  • Things we discussed during the interview include: Marie’s background; The influence of tabletop RPGs and LARPing on her work; Marie’s history as a storyteller; Fantasy vs science-fiction, and Marie’s choice to write fantasy; All about A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent; Gender roles — past and present; Why dragons; Anthropology and folklore, and using those tools in A Natural History of Dragons, and in fiction in general; Possible supplemental material for A Natural History of Dragons; and more.
  • At the beginning of the interview, you’ll hear the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show theme song by Chris Cogott (@chriscogott)
  • The length of the interview is 1 hours 02 minutes 17 seconds
  • The size is 57 MB
  • The format is mp3, 128 kbps, 44.1 kHz, stereo
  • To download the interview, right click save as this link.

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You can read my review of A Natural History of Dragons here. You can read Marie’s guest post on being a tabletop RPG gamer and writing here. You have until Midnight PST tonight (February 11, 2013) to enter to win 1 of 2  copies of A Natural History of Dragons here.


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