March Guest Blogs – A List

In which I provide links to the ten guest blogs and interviews I did on Other People’s Sites in March, including Paste Magazine, Tor.com, Suvudu, SFFWorld, MaryRobinetteKowal.com, Eating Authors, The Qwillery, and 2 Book Lovers. Wow. March was quite a month.

3/15: On 2 Book Lovers Reviews, In honor of the Ides of March, I and three other writers debate whether there’s better fodder for writing Roman fiction before or after Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon:

http://www.2bookloversreviews.com/ides-of-march-2015.html

3/16: Eating Authors: As part of his long-running series about writers and food, I describe my most memorable meal to Lawrence Schoen:

http://www.lawrencemschoen.com/plugs/eating-authors-alan-smale/

3/17: Dear Readers: On Del Rey’s Suvudu.com site I talk about my thoughts on the eve of Book Launch Day:

http://suvudu.com/2015/03/dear-readers-a-letter-from-alan-smale.html

3/17: My Favorite Bit: On Mary Robinette Kowal’s site, I describe my favorite bit in CLASH OF EAGLES (contains mild spoilers):

http://maryrobinettekowal.com/journal/my-favorite-bit-alan-smale-talks-about-clash-of-eagles/

3/17: SFFWORLD interviews me about my hero Gaius Marcellinus, research, alternate history in general, and writing this book in particular:

http://www.sffworld.com/2015/03/alan-smale-interview/

3/17: Decline and Rise Part One: In CLASH OF EAGLES the Roman Empire never fell. How? Why? In a guest essay on Suvudu.com, I argue that the Decline and Fall was by no means inevitable…

http://sf-fantasy.suvudu.com/2015/03/guest-essayalan-smale-author-clash-of-eagles.html

3/20: Decline and Rise Part Two: The second part of my essay on why the western Roman Empire did not need to fall:

http://suvudu.com/2015/03/guest-essay-alan-smale-author-clash-of-eagles-part-two-of-two.html

3/20: I am interviewed on The Qwillery as part of the 2015 Debut Author Challenge:

http://qwillery.blogspot.com/2015/03/interview-with-alan-smale-author-of.html

3/25: Five Books that Twist History till it Begs for Mercy on Tor.com:

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2015/03/five-books-that-twist-history-until-it-begs-for-mercy

3/31: Paste Magazine: Another interview? With moi

http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2015/03/alan-smale-imagines-a-roman-invasion-of-north-amer.html

In closing, Paste Magazine was also nice enough to select CLASH as one of its “Ten of the Best New Books in March”. I confess I never in my life imagined my name would ever appear on a list that also included Kazuo Ishiguro and T.C. Boyle. That can’t be right…

http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2015/03/10-of-the-best-new-books-in-march.html

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