Recent Podcasts and Interviews

Tad Williams. Photo by Marijan Murat

In this round up of recent interviews and podcasts, Tad talks about his latest projects including several new short stories, Bobby Dollar and The Dirty Streets of Heaven and the next book in the series, Happy Hour in Hell, Continue reading

Podcast: Tad Talks with Irreverent Muse

Tad Williams

Tad talks about the forthcoming animated film based on Tailchaser’s Song, the Warner Brothers option on a movie based on Otherland, the origins of Shadowmarch, George R.R. Martin and mainstream media, his forthcoming projects and much, much more. Continue reading

Tad Talks with Michael A. Ventrella

Tad Williams

“It’s always been a small-margins business, but the advent of electronic media and the internet have really confused things. Nobody knows what publishing’s even going to look like in ten years, but I think it’s likely it will be less vertical — that is, one company buying books, editing books, designing books, printing books, binding books, warehousing books — and more of a collaboration between smaller businesses. Also, electronic media are only going to become a bigger part of the industry.” Continue reading

Excerpts from the interviews with Tad and Deborah now online at

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“The other reason my books tend to be long is that I have my own ideas about how you make people immerse themselves in an environment, and one of the ways is that you have to give the environment a certain amount of credibility in itself, and that means you have to spend a certain amount of time introducing it and acquainting people with it as you go along.” Continue reading