In this episode we’re joined by author David Anthony Durham! David is the author multiple fantasy and historical fiction novels including the Acacia Trilogy and The Pride of Carthage, and stops by to chat with Rob and Phil about his latest historical novel THE RISEN, an epic of Spartacus set in ancient Rome. We discuss what inspired the novel, David’s approach to research and worldbuilding, as well as his involvement within George R.R. Martin’s WILD CARDS shared universe. We also get an update on the latest new regarding film adaptions for David’s novels, and get a few tips for beginners who want to try their hand at writing historical fiction. You can find David online at!

THE RISEN is available now from Doubleday Books!

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