Storm Child – Putting a Fresh Face on a Timeless Myth

Below, dear reader, please find bonus content for Suzanne’s book: ELEMENTS: A Collection of Speculative Fiction. This series of posts provides stories-behind-the-stories for each tale in ELEMENTS. Sitting in the 4th slot in the Table of Contents is: “Storm Child” In the summer of 2000, AKA “2K”, I attended my first writers’ workshop, taught by Ann C. Crispin and held at DragonCon. At the end of the workshop, we students formed a writers group, which we named the “DC2K” writers.…

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March of the Forgotten – The Origins of Sebbee

Below, dear reader, please find bonus content for Suzanne’s book: ELEMENTS: A Collection of Speculative Fiction. This series of posts provides stories-behind-the-stories for each tale in ELEMENTS. Sitting in the 3rd slot in the Table of Contents is: “March of the Forgotten” Here’s the thing: I spend at least half (if not more) of my writing time at Starbucks, because (a) they allow me to linger as long as I like (b) they have electrical outlets so I can plug…

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“The Wind and the Sky” – Backstory

Below, dear reader, please find bonus content for Suzanne’s book: ELEMENTS: A Collection of Speculative Fiction. This series of posts provides stories-behind-the-stories for each tale in ELEMENTS. Sitting in the 2nd slot in the Table of Contents is: “The Wind and the Sky” I wanted The Wind and the Sky  to read as a classic Science Fiction story. So I created a space station, populated entirely with androids. The station is originally built as a place to store the technological…

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