Goodbye, Ursula

Ursula K. Le Guin has never been on any list of my favorite writers or writerly influences, but she has is both of those. I have read embarrassingly little of her work, if for no other reason than I am that stubborn sort of person who the more you tell me I should do a […]

Influences And Guilty Pleasures

Let’s talk about influences. I’ve always had a hard time pointing to mine. Tamora Pierce, definitely. I discovered her books when I was seven and have been obsessed ever since. To find some of my favorite themes, just refer to the Song of the Lioness quartet. Anne McCaffrey and Andre Norton are the only other […]