Fran Wilde is an author perhaps best known for her Compton Crook Award-winning and Nebula-nominated novel Updraft and its sequels Cloudbound, and Horizon. Her short stories appear in Asimov’s,, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Nature and more. Also, her Nebula-nominated novelette The Jewel and Her Lapidary is available from

We had a chat about her work, how she’s grown as a writer, and the issues facing writers in the ever changing world of publishing. Check it out!

You can find her at, on twitter @fran_wilde and Facebook @franwildewrites.

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