Author Interview: Carl Alves

This week I’m very proud to be able to bring you Fantasy In Motion’s first ever author interview! I’m hoping to feature a lot more of these on the blog in the future – any interested writers out there need only go to the About page to learn more. I really hope you all enjoy this post and please do leave your feedback and comments at the end.

Our interview today is with Carl Alves, an author of fantasy and horror fiction. His debut novel is called Two For Eternity and it follows the story of two immortal beings and their battle through history.

Carl Alves

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Hi Carl, thank you for joining us.

When did it first occur to you that writing was something you wanted to pursue? Continue reading

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Published: The Fall

I thought I would share that my collection of short stories, entitled ‘The Fall’ is now up on Amazon for Kindle and should be available to purchase shortly! (Link to follow soon!)

I’ve put up a trailer for the book here. Check it out if you have a moment!

My flash fiction piece ‘Three Brothers – An Unfortunate Tale‘ is also going to be completely free for the next five days too.

Having read this review for ‘Throne of the Crescent Moon’ by Saladin Ahmed, I’m now eagerly awaiting it to arrive from Amazon. Check it out if you get a chance, it looks very interesting indeed.

The Malaysian Reader

Popular modern English fantasy is largely the result of “white” meeting “bread”. The authors were/are more often than not very WASPish and their stories clearly have a medieval European feel to it. Nothing wrong there. After all, you should write what you know about. Still, it would be nice to read something not set in thinly disguised 12th century Europe where the only swarthy characters are the villains. That’s why Saladin Ahmed’s Throne of the Crescent Moon went straight to my must-read-now list when I first learned about it (thanks Omnivoracious!) The author’s name and the title were enough to make me pre-order it even though I’ve gone off fantasy novels lately. I’m impulsive and fickle like that.

Being of Arab descent (not sure if he’s Muslim though, not that it matters) Saladin Ahmed chose to set his Crescent Moon Kingdoms in a distinctly Middle Eastern landscape with Arabic-like…

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