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Marian Allen
For as long as I can remember, I've loved telling and soaking up stories. At the age of six, I was told somebody got paid for writing books and movies and television shows; I abandoned my previous ambition (beachcomber), and became a writer. I've had stories in anthologies, on-line and print... show more



For as long as I can remember, I've loved telling and soaking up stories. At the age of six, I was told somebody got paid for writing books and movies and television shows; I abandoned my previous ambition (beachcomber), and became a writer. I've had stories in anthologies, on-line and print publications, including Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword & Sorceress anthologies 22 and 23, on coffee cans, and the wall of an Indian restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky.Small town life agrees with me. I like the interconnectedness of everything and everybody. I try to remember, in my books and stories, that no one exists in isolation, but in a web of connections. Most of my work is fantasy, science fiction and/or mystery, though I write anything else that suits the story and character.

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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 6 years ago
Once upon a time, when I was a little girl, in the dark days pre-Buffy, it was hard to find a female action hero. And yes, little girls need them, and teens, and even young women. So when the first Sword and Sorceress was published, I immediately grabbed it, and it was love at first sight of the cov...
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jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it 7 years ago
Let it Snow! Season's Readings for a Super-Cool Yule! I selected this book because of the pretty tree cover and it's still around the holidays and in the northeast we've had two snow events so far.There are 10 stories in this book, quite far from normal I've been told...Excellent way to learn and re...
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