Interview with Joseph Hansen, Author of Cataclysm: An Age of Legend
31 Dec 2019
What can you tell us about your new release, Cataclysm: An Age of Legend?
Cataclysm – An Age of Legend is a post apocalyptic tale many Millennia after the fact. Tectonics plates have shifted, races have split as evolution takes many diverse yet familiar paths.
What or who inspired you to become an author?
Michael Moorcock, Louise L’amour, James Clavell Jean Auel.
What’s on your top 5 list for the best books you’ve ever read?
The Valley of Wild Horses. The Stand, The Lord of the Rings, Lucifer’s Hammer, and that book I can’t remember right now… get back to me.
Say you’re the host of a literary talk show. Who would be your first guest? What would you want to ask?
William Forstchen, did you intend for the Lost Regiment to be steam punk or it just happened and you didn’t realize there was such a category.
What’s your favorite thing about writing?
Telling the stories that I want to read.
What is a typical day like for you?
I work a lot running a route for Bayer Built, then I write, sleep, eat and spend time with my wife and dogs unless I have time to go fishing.
What scene in Cataclysm: An Age of Legend was your favorite to write?
When the elven Princess meets the Aerial or anytime Tic is setting up his business.
Do you have a motto, quote or philosophy you live by?
Where Fairytales Get Real.
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