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Exclusive Interview: Titan Song Author Dan Stout

 

With his new urban fantasy / noir mystery novel Titan Song (hardcover, Kindle), writer Dan Stout is once again putting detectives Carter and Ajax in harm’s way…and just for your amusement. Which is why you should feel obligated to read the following email interview, in which Stout discusses what inspired and influenced this third installment in The Carter Archives series.

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Exclusive Interview: Titan’s Day Author Dan Stout

 

In a lot of novels that mix elements of noir crime with urban fantasy, the former takes a cue from the latter and depicts the urban aspects as being like the 1930s or ’40s. But in last year’s Titanshade, the first book of his noir urban fantasy series, The Carter Archives, writer Dan Stout instead set his dark fantasy crime story in a world more like the 1970s. Now he’s continuing that series with Titan’s Day (hardcover, Kindle), which he discusses in the following email interview.

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Exclusive Interview: Titanshade Author Dan Stout

Unlike jazz musicians, authors aren’t usually known for their improvisational skills. But writer Dan Stout seems to be pretty good at is, as his new new noir urban fantasy novel Titanshade (hardcover, Kindle) actually started out as an impromptu-written short story. In the following email interview, Stout describes how this tale came to be, how it evolved as he wrote it, and what influenced it.