Author Archives: Catherine Fisher

Inspiration…

Where did you get the inspiration for Incarceron and Sapphique? Because it is a very intriguing plot and story. From lots of things- prison images by Piranesi, a conversation about prisons, an idea about an arrested Society. But these are only fleeting ideas, and they don’t get real until the writing starts and the characters… Continue reading

Reviews of the Crow

Reviews of the Crow

There have been some great reviews of Clockwork Crow online and in the Guardian and this month’s Literary Review. Worlds upon Worlds within Worlds Continue reading

The sidhe- beautiful and dangerous.

This may be a strange question, so here’s some context – I have recently begun re-learning the Gaeilge language after many years, having forgotten all I learned as a youngster. Oddly, remembering the language connected me to memories of the old stories, that also went forgotten with everything Irish, of the unseelie sidhe. More oddly,… Continue reading

Publication Day for Clockwork Crow

Publication Day for Clockwork Crow

I’m delighted that The Clockwork Crow is published in the UK today, from Firefly Press in Wales. Firefly have done a marvellous job and the cover looks wonderful. I hope everyone enjoys the adventures of Seren and the Crow, and enters the wintry world through the Door of Blood and Tears. And yes- they will… Continue reading

The Relic Master – different names.

The Relic Master – different names.

Hello, I was going through my bookcase and found your book Relic Master : The Dark City and reread it. There was a website on the back and the cover arts for the sequels, but when I went to the website, it directed me to something that was not correct. I checked your book list… Continue reading

Four weeks until the Clockwork Crow takes off!

Four weeks until the Clockwork Crow takes off!

There are just under four weeks to go until THE CLOCKWORK CROW is published by Firefly Press on 4th October. All the editing has been done and the cover is looking great with some very shiny gold foil. It has been very rewarding working on a book for a younger age group for a change,… Continue reading

Will the Relic Master be a movie?

Hi,  Will the Relic Master series be a movie?  I have a love for writing and your Relic master series has inspired my writing a lot. I love the series so far, I recently started it, I have read two books so far and they are amazing! In my previous question I asked if u… Continue reading

Poetry news.

Hi Catherine, I very much enjoyed hearing you read poems from your collection “Altered States” at Chapter art centre some years ago, and wonder if you have any more poetry readings planned? Regards, Andy HI Andy and thanks for your question. And it’s a good time to ask, because I have a new poetry collection… Continue reading

In an old bookstore..

Hi, Miss. Fisher. I stumbled upon your novel Snow-walker in an old bookstore while I was in high school and instantly fell in love with everything about it. It has the Snow Queen and Beowulf and Norse Mythology- I couldn’t ask for anything more! But, it was really the characters that captivated me. In so… Continue reading

Amazing Relic Master!

Amazing Relic Master!

Hi there, I just finished reading your Relic master series all four books and they are amazing! If you can, can you make a sequel? I really want to know what happens to Raffi and Galen in the future! You are a great author and I’ve read lots of your books! Please consider my email… Continue reading