The most recent issue of Seven Days was their winter reading edition, and in it, they had a short conversation with local fantasy author Brian Staveley:
The penchant for potions and magic-laced political struggles has paid off for the 39-year-old New Hampshire native. When Staveley began writing The Emperor’s Blades, the first installment of his successful Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne trilogy, he was teaching at a private school in Massachusetts, cramming his writing time into summer breaks. That schedule wasn’t working for him, so in 2007 he packed up and set off on his own adventure through Thailand, China and other Southeast Asian countries, writing along the way.
Read the entire conversation here.