Guest Post on Out of this Eos
Right now I have a guest post on the Out of this Eos blog, titled Out of Middle Earth and talking about the influence of landscape in The Heir of Night:
“For any fan of epic fantasy, Tolkien’s Middle Earth has to be one of the definitive fantastic worlds. As a fan of epic fantasy growing up in New Zealand though, I always conceived Middle Earth, especially the Shire, but also regions such as Rohan, as very much rural England. A far cry from New Zealand’s alpine South Island and a North Island that ranges from the arid central desert to the semi-tropical north—or so I thought until Sir Peter Jackson made the three The Lord of the Rings (LoTR) films here …”
To read the full post, click here.