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Erin Hoffman
Author and video game designer Erin Hoffman was born in San Diego and now lives in northern California, where she works as Game Design Lead at the GlassLab, a nonprofit video game studio building big-data-powered educational games that digitally adapt to the learner. She is the author of the... show more

Author and video game designer Erin Hoffman was born in San Diego and now lives in northern California, where she works as Game Design Lead at the GlassLab, a nonprofit video game studio building big-data-powered educational games that digitally adapt to the learner. She is the author of the Chaos Knight series from Pyr books, beginning with Sword of Fire and Sea, followed by Lance of Earth and Sky and concluding with Shield of Sea and Space. Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, Electric Velocipede, Tor.com, and more. For more information, visit www.erinhoffman.com and twitter @gryphoness.
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Wag The Fox
Wag The Fox rated it 4 years ago
Review coming soon.
Alan's "Whatever" Blog
Alan's "Whatever" Blog rated it 5 years ago
First I'm gonna start by saying I could not finish this book. The writing wasn't really good enough to make me "feel" for the characters. The writing style was more of a story telling then dialogue driven, and for me that's the best way for an author to endear their characters to me, through good di...
The Surly Dragon
The Surly Dragon rated it 6 years ago
An excellent, if slightly disturbing yet thought provoking short story. Highly recommend. You can read the entire story on the Tor.com website- http://www.tor.com/stories/2012/05/at-the-foot-of-the-lighthouse-todai-moto-kurashi . You can purchase an ebook version as well for only .99 cents. Will...
Blind-Seer
Blind-Seer rated it 6 years ago
Book 1 in the Chaos Knight series by Erin Hoffman just came out and I looked at the cover at Barnes & Nobles thinking "hey, this looks neat." (it has Griffins!) But as they say "you can't judge a book by it's cover," including the back. I also new this girl, but not as author but a video game maker....
Something clever I'll change later
Something clever I'll change later rated it 6 years ago
This review is also available on my blog, Stumptown Books.The Wikipedia article on Erin Hoffman is enough to herald the woman as a hero in her own right. You can get the details there, but to sum up, back in 2004, when it first came out that EA Games was treating their programmers like cattle, she ...
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