TenTonHammer has done a well-timed interview
with Tony Gonzales, Lead Writer for EVE Online,
who as of next week will be the published author of a sci-fi novel titled The Empyrean Age.
The novel ties in with the namesake game expansion that CCP rolled out just days ago; both the novel and the game deal with the strife of all-out galactic warfare between the four races of New Eden.
Gonzales talks about how he began as a volunteer writer for CCP Games,
churning out fan fiction a cut above the rest and catching CCP's
eye in the process. He discusses the challenges of making The Empyrean Age
novel accessible to any fan of sci-fi, particularly those who are not familiar with the setting of EVE Online
and the serendipity of 'being at the right place at the right time.' Have a look at the TenTonHammer interview and get an idea of the universal conflict Tony Gonzales brings to readers and gamers alike in The Empyrean Age.
If you're interested in a sneak peak before the June 19 release date,
TenTonHammer also has an excerpt from the novel
at their site. Via EVE Online