[The Charles Platt Interview]"A good Barrington Bayley story will give you an idea which is unlike anything you've ever read anywhere else. And there are very few writers I can say that about."
July 4, 2000
[The Vector Interview]"My greatest hero of all time is the inventor Nikola Tesla, who had the unusual faculty of controlled hallucination.. "
December, 1983, by Eric Brown
[The Mike Moorcock Interview]"I sometimes think he's much more of an 18th century 'natural philosopher' than a modern writer. He even looks a bit like Voltaire! "
August 30, 1999
[Why Limit Yourself?]"I've toyed with the idea of a matrix for constructing alien minds.."
[Sex and the Sense of Wonder]"..I used sexual imagery much in the way it is in ancient mythology, i.e. to impart the idea of cosmic forces.."
[Rocketships, rayguns, robots and big band jazz..]"There is something of a sense of wonder in 20th century artforms in general, in terms of a search for 'strangeness', but mostly one has to say it's only properly conveyed through the transmission of ideas."
[Interzone Interview]"'Ideas' are ten a penny. It's doing something with them that counts."
1990, by David Pringle and Andy Robertson