News & Interviews

The Classic Adventurer

The Classic Adventurer

6 October 2018

Talk about a blast from the past. In an interview for this bookazine looking back at the golden age of computer adventure games, Mark Cantrell looks back at his creative origins, writing text adventures for the ZX Spectrum…

Read the full interview in the fourth and final edition HERE.

The Sentinel

In the news

2 October 2017

“As an author, I’m at home with the phrase ‘don’t give up on the day job’, but then my day

job went and gave up on me. None of us saw that one coming.”

Read the full story HERE.

Indie Lit Book Banter 070517Indie Book Banter

7 May 2017

“Getting the balance between his different traits right was quite a challenge, but it was fascinating getting into his head. I also think he helped purge the smoker in me.”

Read the rest HERE.

The Dabbler 260315The Dabbler

26 March 2015

“When that first rush of inspiration gives me the idea for a new story has got to be the best part of it all.”

Read the rest HERE.

Nyx Night 211014Nyx Book Reviews

21 October 2014

“I never set out to become a horror writer, and don’t really class myself as such, even though I’ve written works of horror…”

Read the rest HERE.

Drip of Truth 160514A Drip Of Truth

16 May 2014

“There’s only one word to describe me – a ‘pantster’. The truth is I am an ill-disciplined writer. I tend to dive in head first with the writing and then plan and outline as I go along.”

Read the rest HERE.

Bublish Chat 031013Bublish chats with author Mark Cantrell

3 October 2013

Storify of a live Twitter chat with Kathy Meiss of Bublish.

Read the stream HERE.

Indies Unlimited 161111Indies Unlimited

16 November 2011

“I often jokingly talk about the demons down there in the dark, lurking in my subconscious and tossing ideas back and forth until they find one they like, then they chuck it my way with a command to get working. Me? I’m just the typist.”

Read the rest of the interview HERE.