"Three Reasons Why Your Experimental Planet Needs Humans" by author Intisar Khananihttp://booksbyintisar.com http://twitter.com/booksbyintisar http://facebook.com/intisarkhanani ‘Spine-tingling, thrilling, funny, scary and always exciting, we speak short stories from some of thebest writers of sci-fi, fantasy, mystery/suspense and horror.’‘Their words are spoken by our Raconteurs bobby Anthem and Papa Dave Sincere. Thanks again.And Peace.’Planet Raconteur Links:Apple - podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/plan…ur/id1504582518Google Podcasts - bit.ly/prgooglepodcastSpotify - open.spotify.com/show/5B8jTqcmmoflJcOK0mOEylSoundcloud - @planetraconteurSpreaker - www.spreaker.com/show/planetraconteurpodcastStitcher - www.stitcher.com/podcast/planet-raconteurRSS - feeds.feedburner.com/planetraconteurYoutube - bit.ly/prpyoutubeTwitter - twitter.com/planetraconteurFacebook - fb.me/planetraconteur
Charlie and Intisar Khanani (Thorn; Sunbolt; Memories Of Ash; the forthcoming The Theft Of Sunlight) discuss working to better the health of people in Cincinnati, rewriting and exploring the Goose Girl fairy tale to stunning effect, bonkers jail-breaking heroines, and men who take a far more subtle approach than riding in on horses to save the day. Some podcast apps do not show description links properly unless the listener subscribes to the podcast. If you can't click the links below and don't wish to subscribe, copy and paste the following address into your browser to access the episode's page on my blog: http://wormhole.carnelianvalley.com/the-worm-hole-podcast/podcast-episode-25-intisar-khanani BookBub Wikipedia's article on The Goose Girl Wikipedia's article on Robin McKinley's The Blue Sword Please note that some copies of Thorn do not feature The Bone Knife You can contact the show at firstname.lastname@example.org Question Index 00:44 Before you were a writer, you worked for the Cincinnati Health Department. May I ask what your work involved? 02:19 Did your work at the health department influence how you write? 03:54 You’re a hybrid author – where does one meet the other? 13:46 Why The Goose Girl? 16:34 Was keeping some of the poignant aspects of The Goose Girl a difficult decision? 20:37 What was behind the study of truth and honour? 24:06 Could you expand on the hows and whys of incorporating the trauma in the book? 27:57 How did you use magic to further this plot? 29:46 Can we talk about the role of the men?… 33:13 Do you see yourself writing another adaptation in future? 34:02 Tell us about the world of The Sunbolt Chronicles, how you came to create it, were there any inspirations? 38:27 Where does Hitomi’s personality come from? 49:50 Where does Val fit into the story? 52:03 How many Chronicles are we looking at? 52:23 What was the book you mentioned at the start of our Sunbolt conversation, the one fantasy book you’d read back in the day, that was diverse? 53:37 What is behind your use of religion as it is in Thorn and The Sunbolt Chronicles? 55:59 Tell us about The Theft Of Sunlight Purchase Links Thorn: Amazon UK Amazon US Amazon Canada Waterstones Hive Barnes & Noble IndieBound Indigo Chapters Sunbolt: Amazon UK Amazon US Amazon Canada Waterstones Hive Barnes & Noble IndieBound Indigo Chapters Memories Of Ash: Amazon UK Amazon US Amazon Canada Waterstones Hive Barnes & Noble IndieBound Indigo Chapters Brambles (Thorn mini-prequel, pre-order) Amazon UK Amazon US Amazon Canada The Theft Of Sunlight (pre-order) Amazon UK Amazon US Amazon Canada Waterstones Hive Barnes & Noble IndieBound Indigo Chapters I am an Amazon Associate and earn a small commission on qualifying purchases. Likewise IndieBound. Photograph from the author's media kit.
Writing for young adults - how, why and the responsibilities - this is Intisar Khanani & Holly Bourne in conversation with author C.J. Flood on ‘Teenage dreams' This discussion was part of BookBound, a from-home literary festival that was held during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. BookBound partnered with Wasafiri Magazine to champion diverse authors, and raised money for the UK mental health charity Mind. Books: Holly Bourne, ‘Places I’ve Cried in Public’ Intisar Khanani, ‘Thorn’ C.J Flood, ‘Infinite Sky’ Find #BookBound2020: Our website: https://www.bookbound2020.co.uk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BookBound2020 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookboundfest/ For subtitles, please visit the YouTube video of this discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2L1uA-1p0JQ& Festival Partners: Wasafiri Magazine: https://www.wasafiri.org/ Mind UK: www.mind.org.uk Music: Wonder Under by Glad Rags at https://freemusicarchive.org/
Marissa chats with Intisar Khanani on her new book, THORN, as well as the peculiarities of The Goose Girl fairy tale, writing mighty girl characters, and the impact generosity can have on our own happiness.