The Grim Tidings Podcast: Mark Lawrence Part 1

Listen to this first ever podcast with Mark Lawrence here!

For the first time ever on a podcast, we bring you part one of our interview with Mark Lawrence! Mark drops by to discuss the inspiration and path to publication for his wildly popular Broken Empire trilogy. We talk a bit about some of the controversy surrounding the series’ lead character Jorg Ancrath; we discuss the transition into the Red Queen’s War and the challenge of carrying readers along with a new series; we preview the new series Book of the Ancestor and what readers can expect from Mark’s newest story world, and more! Find Mark’s website here, Mark’s blog here, and his awesome fan website here! Find Mark on Twitter @Mark__Lawrence!

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This episode is sponsored by:

GHOSTS OF TOMORROW – The dystopian cyberpunk thriller from author Michael R. Fletcher

ARCHIVOS Story Development Software, online at Archivos.Digital

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COVEN QUEEN by Jeramy Goble – Standalone dark fantasy, read free now on Kindle Unlimited!

Past episodes you’ll want to check out:

Interview with Joe Abercrombie

Interview with Steven Erikson


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Music by Michael R. Fletcher


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