All Beginnings Great and Small
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I’m fascinated by beginnings. That is, the first words that fall into a reader’s brain when she opens up a book. Not all stories have evocative openings. I was fascinated to realize that some of my favorite novelists do not, … Continue reading

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Novel Journey: NORTHLIGHT

Every story contains at least one other story, sometimes in its creation, other times in how the telling affected the writer’s life or what came about as a result of the completed tale. Northlight is no exception. My first professional … Continue reading

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BVC Announces His Majesty’s Elephant by Judith Tarr

His Majesty’s Elephant Judith Tarr Once upon a time, the Caliph of Baghdad sends the Emperor Charlemagne a wonderful gift: an elephant named Abul Abbas. That gift brings great magic into the royal court, and a great betrayal. With the … Continue reading

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