Raymond Bolton interviewed by Kasper Beaumont for the Fantasy Sci-Fi Network

About the author:

Raymond Bolton divides his time between Santa Fe, New Mexico and Portland, Oregon. Prior to being published, he won several awards for his work. Most recently, under its working title, Renunciation,Awakening was a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writers Association’s 2013 literary competition from among hundreds of entries from the US, the UK, Canada, Europe and Australia. It also won writerstype.com’s June 2013 First Chapter competition. From April 2011, until it was disbanded in December 2012, Raymond was an invited, featured contributor for the writers’ blog, Black Ink, White Paper.

Book Title : Awakening

Publication Date: January 1, 2014

Genre: Fantasy Sci-fi

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Interview summary:

Raymond Bolton describes his writing as a ‘science fiction/fantasy genre bender with a touch of steam punk thrown in for good measure.’ He has created a fantasy world which is entering the industrial steam age and is under attack from outer space. Raymond’s favorite character to write is the outlaw, Pithien Dur, a victim of circumstance who possesses integrity, a sense of justice, and a likeable bad-ass attitude.

Raymond is now working on the trilogy prequel to Awakening, and then has plans to make this first book into a trilogy, so plenty more tales to come in this series.

When not writing, Raymond has a busy life as a hair stylist, jetting across the States to clients in far-flung places. All the time spent in airports and planes gives him time to be creative with his books.

Raymond enjoys being a member of the Fantasy Sci-Fi Network and included a great FSFN signing pic in the interview.

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