Brian Staveley on Boing Boing: Zen and the art of fantasy writing

Brian Staveley - The Emperor's Blades

Vermont Fantasy author Brian Staveley and Fantasy Author Aidan Harte are up on Boing Boing, talking about building fantasy worlds:

After reading one another’s novels, Brian and Aidan got together to discuss how they developed their worlds and how their worlds reflect their own experiences, the artistic process itself, writers who have influenced them, and why As I lay Dying is an excellent example of why writing less is often more.

The conversation begins with Aidan, who is curious about Brian’s incorporation of Zen into his fantasy novel.

Read the entire article over on Boing Boing.