‘You have to want the story’: A.R. Williams on writing (pt. 2)

In part one of my interview with A.R. Williams here at Call of the Siren, she discussed the background of her splendid dystopian novel "The Camellia Resistance." But something else happened in the process. She provided two interviews: one about her novel and one about the craft of writing. As all of you consider your own … Continue reading ‘You have to want the story’: A.R. Williams on writing (pt. 2)

A tightly-controlled world: A.R. Williams on ‘The Camellia Resistance’ (pt. 1)

The novel The Camellia Resistance by A.R. Williams starts off in a comforting place, a warm bed, as the narrator watches her lover dress. But the world outside is far from a comfort — a future landscape, painted in apocalyptic tones and colors. It's become a familiar world in the past decade or so, thanks to … Continue reading A tightly-controlled world: A.R. Williams on ‘The Camellia Resistance’ (pt. 1)