The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy
Publish date: February 14th 2006
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Really good short interviews with some very beloved authors of children's fantasy. All of them are pitched at a level where fans who are still kids could read and enjoy them, but also very enjoyable if you happen to have grown up a bit in the interim.
A good collection of brief original interviews of thirteen fantasy authors, each with a couple of photographs and a sample manuscript page showing the author's editorial process. Since I'd read ten of these authors, it made for an interesting read.However, talk about production values gone wrong! ...
Set-piece interviews with some of the best-known names in fantasy, including Ursula K. Le Guin, Philip Pullman, Brian Jacques, Tamora Pierce and Nancy Farmer. There's a photo of Lloyd Alexander that took my breath away. I've resolved to read something by Garth Nix, based on his interview. And Nancy ...