“I try to make the characters and their landscapes as realistic as possible. At some point they’re going to step off a very high ledge and fall into something pretty weird and horrible. Grounding them from the start helps the readers suspend their disbelief, as well as (hopefully) creating a rapport – if not sympathy – with the characters.”
Alchemy editor and contributor Mike Chinn faces a number of questions — read his replies here.
Mike’s new collection Give Me These Moments Back is published in March.