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“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.”

Carl Sagan

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set in The Harrogate Chronicles world!

“Teacakes and Kraken Bait”
A Steampunk Adventure Short Story

Miss Kinzalynn Quinn, covert Fae attaché to the British court, tags along when her friend Lady Esme Harrogate is sent by Queen Victoria to deal with the disaster at the Berneray Mining Station.  Can the ladies discover what’s really wrong at the bottom of the briny deep?

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Black Holes Make Big News - No, that is not the Eye of Sauron. Astronomy has always been a part of my life – knowledge of other planets, other solar systems, galaxies, going to the stars – it’s fascinating to me. I just need to look up on a clear night and I am in awe at the scope of the … Continue reading Black Holes Make Big News
A big scary small world - The internet, online friends, and hope. A few weeks ago I found myself doing a lot of “listening” to friends in Christchurch, New Zealand. The fact that I am sitting in my living room and typing back and forth with people who are hurting on the other side of the world from me in Chicagoland … Continue reading A big scary small world
Happy Birthday Anne McCaffrey - “That’s what writing is all about, after all, making others see what you have put down on the page and believing that it does, or could, exist and you want to go there.” Anne McCaffrey Today would have been Anne McCaffrey’s Birthday, a woman who was inspiring, smart, and wrote books that I read repeatedly, … Continue reading Happy Birthday Anne McCaffrey

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Nan and Sue at their first panel together
Our first panel together as writers, Nancy Bach and Susan Wachowski, and Sir Squidley!

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