Interview With The Author

What professions were you involved with before becoming a writer?

I came to writing backwards, by which I mean directly. Most writers have a long list of strange jobs they held before they settled into writing. I’ve known I wanted to be a novelist since I was thirteen. I figured that instead of doing something practical that made money until I was old enough to have the leisure to try, I’d just try. To support myself, I worked as a bartender and then as an English teacher. When we married, my wife and I decided I would write full-time. Unless your spouse thinks being poor is romantic and is tremendously patient, unbelievably supportive, and basically unconcerned about owning toys, this is a recipe for disaster. For us, it worked. READ MORE >>

Additional Interviews (most recent at the top)

Geek Bomb interviewed Brent via a Google Hangout. Watch the entire thing HERE.

La Espada en La Tinta interviewed Brent about The Blinding Knife HERE (the English-language version is at the bottom of the page.)

Brent did an AMA over at r/Fantasy in 2012 HERE, and again in 2013 HERE.

Fantascize talked to Brent about the Blinding Knife HERE.

Tameri Etherton interviewed Brent HERE.

Comic Book Therapy discussed The Blinding Knife with Brent HERE.

Fantasy Book addict interviewed Brent HERE.

Shawn Speakman of Suvudu asked Brent about the new Blinding Knife cover HERE.

Geek of Oz hosted THIS INTERVIEW.

Fantastique Unfettered spoke with Brent HERE. (Print magazine, available for purchase.)

Grasping for the Wind posted Brent’s twitter interview with Bryan Thomas Schmidt HERE.

Book Monster Reviews interviewed Brent HERE.

Mad Hatter’s Book Review asked Brent about Perfect Shadow HERE.

Authors On Tour Live talked to Brent in THIS INTERVIEW.

Fandomania interviewed Brent HERE.

Neth Space asked these QUESTIONS FIVE.

Blood of the Muse posted THIS INTERVIEW.

Un:Bound posted THIS INTERVIEW.

Sci-Fi Fan Letter posted THIS INTERVIEW.

Schuler’s Books and Music (comprising four of the nation’s largest independent bookstores), posted THIS INTERVIEW.

Fantasy Book News and Reviews carried THIS INTERVIEW.

Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist carried THIS INTERVIEW.

The Sci-Fi Christian interviewed Brent HERE.

(All links worked at time of posting.)