Today Scott Hawkins stops by Fantasy Literature to talk shop. We discuss writing, language, literary influences, and summer cocktails. One lucky U.S.-based commenter will win a copy of Hawkins’ debut novel, The Library at Mount Char, which I absolutely loved.
Jana Nyman: What drew you from computer sciences to writing fiction?
Scott Hawkins: It was the other way around. I more or less always wanted to be a writer, at least from the time I was twelve or so,