Category Archives: Reading

Book Recommendations

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog, having been preoccupied with other matters that kept deterring me. I’ll try to get back on a more regular schedule, but in the meantime, here are reviews I’ve done recently of … Continue reading

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Young Adult Literature: Is It Only for Teens?

#SFWApro When I wrote A School for Sorcery, my first published novel, I wasn’t intentionally writing a book for teens. I wrote the kind of book I enjoy reading, and in line with the injunction to “write what you know,” … Continue reading

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One Manuscript’s Journey to Publication

When A School for Sorcery, my first published novel, published by Tor in 2002, did so very well, I felt that I really had it made. I’d been writing for some time and had accumulated several unpublished manuscripts, but now … Continue reading

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The Writer As Reader

#SFWApro A question I’m sure most authors get asked from time to time is, “Does being a writer affect the way you read?” The easy answer is that of course it does, in good ways and in bad ways. It … Continue reading

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