Author Interview: Crispina Kemp, author of The Spinner’s Game series

Posted last week by my good friend Lynn, over at Word Shamble. I do thank her most deeply for this.

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Crispina Kemp is a blogger, photographer, prehistorian and writer who has just released her fantasy series – The Spinner’s Game – for pre-order on Amazon Kindle (see links below).

Following on from my previous post where Crispina related the books’ evolution from initial ideas and blog posts to finished novels, she joins me this week to discuss mythical inspirations and future projects.


LL: Hi Crispina, thanks for dropping by.

You’ve described The Spinner’s Game as a story told across five books, as opposed to a five-book series. But what did you take as inspiration?

CC: The inspiration hides in an earlier book.

I had written a story set in the Neolithic period in southwest Britain with an antagonist named the Head of Kerrid. Keen as I am on Celtic mythology, I took the name Kerrid from the Welsh goddess Cerridwen. But I realised this antagonist needed a backstory. Why…

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25 Responses to Author Interview: Crispina Kemp, author of The Spinner’s Game series

  1. Violet Lentz says:

    Delightful interview. Still drooling to get reading on this!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Indira says:

    Going to view the original post.

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  3. EntangleDesigns says:

    Amazing, Crispina! I wish you all the success in the world. You’re a talented writer. ❤️

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  4. EntangleDesigns says:

    That’s true. Lack of aggressive exposure often lets talent go unnoticed. But don’t let that keep you from creating new worlds. Even if it starts with a handful of your most dedicated readers, remember you’re bringing joy to them and above all else, that it gives you joy too. I think that’s a plenty good reason to not give up. Ever. 🙂

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  5. I love this. You’ve got a nice blog.

    It’s an honor to be here 🙇 . I hope I can make good friends with you💐

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