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Elizabeth Bear

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Elizabeth Bear was born on the same day as Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, but in a different year. This, coupled with a childhood tendency to read the dictionary for fun, led her inevitably to penury, intransigence, the mispronunciation of common English words, and the writing of speculative fiction.

She lives in Massachusetts with a Giant Ridiculous Dog. Her partner, acclaimed fantasy author Scott Lynch, lives in Wisconsin.


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Best typo ever: "souled dove."

It's been several days of writing guest blog posts, and I got nothing.

So here are some dog pictures.

Same dog. Same tongue. Same rug. Six years difference.



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“The secret to getting away with lying, is believing with all your heart. That goes for lying to yourself even more so than lying to another”
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“There is nobody in this country who got rich on their own. Nobody. You built a factory out there - good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on roads the rest of us paid for. You hired workers the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for. You didn't have to worry that marauding bands would come and seize everything at your factory... Now look. You built a factory and it turned into something terrific or a great idea - God bless! Keep a hunk of it. But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along.”
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“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”
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Elizabeth Bear Patrick wrote: "Your list of books makes me feel so small...."

You're catching up, though....


Lettie Prell Hi Elizabeth: Thanks for adding me as a friend on Goodreads. I look forward to checking out your books.


Patrick Your list of books makes me feel so small....


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