My interview with fellow Fauxpocalypse author Debbie Manber Kupfer, in which I talk about the inspiration behind Revelation, novel When the Clock Broke, music lyrics and Quidditch.
Welcome Alexandrina. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?
I’m eighteen, a student of Psychology and Philosophy (which means I alternate between writing lab reports and dismantling arguments), and will be officially confirmed as a Catholic in July. Non-academically, my interests range from Italian culture and good wine to astronomy and temporal paradoxes the like seen in Doctor Who and Back to the Future. And I’m dreadfully English, in case that wasn’t obvious. Some of my favourite authors include Lewis Carroll, Agatha Christie, and Lemony Snicket.
Tell us about your story in Fauxpocalypse. How did you come up with the idea?
My story, Revelation, finds an orphaned student of Oxford University making a last-minute prayer deal in a chaplaincy; if God saves them, they’ll become a Catholic. When the comet soars over the chaplaincy, the student must face the intellectual consequences of their wishful thinking, and consider…
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