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That Certain Feeling of Uncertainty

It’s like a siren’s song. The vocabulary calls to me. The characters whisper in my ear. I can taste the air and hear the seabirds crying, like reaching the port of my homeland after a distant adventure. Continue reading

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GoodReads Jessica Nicole

The sci-fi elements, such as the reptilian gualareps are also well planned and executed, and not just inserted to fit the genre. Continue reading

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Praise for Book I of the Dolvia Series

Ms. Atrium wanted to see true science fiction heroines and she has created them here. Rather than a fully kitted outer space opera ablaze with rockets and ray guns, or a fully feminized drama of warrior queens or porcelain physicists, she has blended all the traditional elements into an indigenous culture full of intrigue and compassion… As the best sci-fi does, we are encouraged to think, to consider, to re-evaluate. Continue reading

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The Thief: a Master Class in Pacing

For my writing students, I recommend this book as a master class study in pacing for inserting the rights elements at the right moment. Continue reading

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Interview with Stella Atrium

I like to allow the characters to grow and see how each acts in a crisis or as and adult after some catastrophe. The characters are people to me, so I’m always returning to see what happens next. Continue reading

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On Writing a Fantasy Series

What happened to me was that a section of Book III blossomed into its own story line with a new narrator who I could not resist, so the plan to “wrap up” the story in three books is abused. Continue reading

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