Tag Archives: collaborations

Confessions of a Ghost Writer: When to Hold an Exorcism

I recently had to exorcise, er, fire a client. One I’d been working with for years. I have written three complete novels for this fellow, rewritten a fourth and outlined a fifth. The novel we were working on when we … Continue reading

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Meeting Marion

To celebrate tomorrow’s Book View Cafe debut of the Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust, here is the story of how she and I met. I frequently am asked how I came to work with Marion Zimmer Bradley and to … Continue reading

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Notes From The Nebula Awards Weekend – the “good parts” version

Whenever the Nebula Awards Weekend, that surreal and magical time when the Science Fiction Writers of America wax nostalgic, hopeful, and celebratory, are held on the same coast as the one I live on, I happily attend. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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A Padawan’s Star Wars Journal, Entry #1: Writing in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Maya takes her first steps into a certain galaxy far, far away working with Michael Reaves on a new Star Wars novel. Continue reading

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From Shadow King to Hastur Lord

At the time Marion was working on The Shadow King, she also did some preliminary sketches for a companion novel, The Reluctant King, which took place roughly at the same time as The World Wreckers. There is some suggestion that … Continue reading

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“The Shadow King”

In the last year of her life, Marion Zimmer Bradley began work on a new Darkover novel set in the time period between The World Wreckers and Exile’s Song. It focused on one of her favorite characters, Regis Hastur.

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Welcome to Darkover

Marion Zimmer Bradley had published several novels set on the world of The Bloody Sun when I first discovered Darkover with The World Wreckers (1971).

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