In this ongoing series, we ask SF/F authors to describe a specialty in their lives that has nothing (or very little) to do with writing. Join us as we discover what draws authors to their various hobbies, how they fit into their daily lives, and how and they inform the author’s literary identity!
Soc Mart, 1989, start of my third year at uni. Myself and a mate were having a wander… and we saw three long-haired characters all dressed up in armor and cloaks, and a table full of weapons. “We’re VaDaBaS,” they said, “the Viking and Dark Age Banqueting Society.” And the rest is history.