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Broad Universe Party tomorrow!

Tomorrow, on Thursday August 11, Broad Universe is throwing another Facebook party — and I’ll be taking over as hostess at 3:30 EST (12:30 out here on the West Coast).  I’ll be giving away a copy of one of my … Continue reading

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Raena’s Foremothers: Lara Croft

I haven’t done one of these influences essays in a while, but yesterday was the anniversary of turning in the final proofed draft of No More Heroes, so my space opera trilogy is on my mind. My introduction to Lara … Continue reading

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Raena Zacari & Jessica Jones

When I was writing the Templar novels, I didn’t read much beyond magazines and Facebook, because I didn’t want to subconsciously borrow anything from sources that weren’t already in my head. For the same reason, I didn’t watch much that … Continue reading

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Raena’s Foremothers: Martha Allard

One of the things I wanted to look at in The Dangerous Type and its sequels was the idea of female friendship.  I wanted to capture how women change and grow together over the years. The model for the friendship … Continue reading

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Raena’s Foremothers: Aeon Flux

One of my prime inspirations for Raena Zacari was Aeon Flux.  Not the Charlize Theron version, which didn’t invest Aeon with quite enough chaos, but isn’t on retrospect as disappointing as I first thought. I can tell you when exactly … Continue reading

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