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Dani Kollin

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I'm an accidental science fiction author.
A few years back, broke, desperate and living with my wife and three kids at my in-laws, I decided to get together with my brother, Eytan and write a book. Mind you I had no idea how to go about this but I did know that Eytan had some great ideas and little tenacity and I had a lot of tenacity and a gift for knowing how to turn great ideas into a marketable ones. I applied my advertising copywriter skill set (word craftsmanship and reader empathy) to the one idea of Eytan's I felt was strongest and then together we created an outline, basic plot points and an extrapolated world built on that initial concept. 8 years later our first book, The Unincorporated Man, hit the shelves, the net, and the airw
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Opened my email this morning to the following very exciting news (paraphrased):

Two sf novels published this year by TOR Books have been nominated for next year's Prometheus Award for Best Novel. Please pass on our congratulations to the authors: Vernor Vinge, forThe Children of the Sky; and Dani and Eytan Kollin, forThe Unincorporated Woman. The judges are especially intrigued by these new 2011... Read more of this blog post »
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message 1: by Dani

Dani Kollin LOL. Well, speaking of that ephemeral quarter and in the immortal words of our new leader, change is good.

Couldn't resist.

Dani


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