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Fforde moves Forward

21/10/2004. Contributed by Jessica Martin

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Jasper Fforde, author of the novel something rotten, is interviewed on October '04's Fast Forward episode.

Author Jasper Fforde is the featured interview on this month's episode of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction. Fforde talks about his latest novel, Something Rotten, as well as his writing style, future projects, and croquet.

In conversation with host Tom Schaad, Fforde also discusses his elaborate web site and on-line fan forum. According to Fforde, "I tend to regard the web site not only as entertainment and after-sales service ... but also like a big R & D lab for ideas." (You can find Fforde's web site at

The October episode of Fast Forward also features Colleen Cahill's review of Susanna Clarke's novel Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.

In addition, Marianne Petrino reviews the anime feature film Rupan III: The Fuma Conspiracy.

Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is a monthly half-hour television series about the genres of science fiction, fantasy and horror.

Fast Forward is produced by D.G. Productions through the facilities of Arlington Independent Media (formerly Arlington Community Television), in Arlington, Virginia. The show has been in production since 1989 and can be viewed on cable systems in Arlington and Fairfax counties in Virginia or online at

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