In this episode I chat to author R F Kuang about her debut novel THE POPPY WAR.

We chat Fantasy, grimdark, character arcs, representation of marginalised people, Shonen Manga, maintaining a positive attitude towards your work and writing great fight scenes.

You get grab a copy of THE POPPY WAR here:…08239800#oid=1908_1

Here’s NK Jemisin’s BROKEN EARTH TRILOGY that Rebecca recommends:…16527194#oid=1908_1