Patricia Briggs

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Patricia Briggs


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Butte, Montana, The United States
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Patricia Briggs was born in Butte, Montana to a children’s librarian who passed on to her kids a love of reading and books. Patricia grew up reading fairy tales and books about horses, and later developed an interest in folklore and history. When she decided to write a book of her own, a fantasy book seemed a natural choice. Patricia graduated from Montana State University with degrees in history and German and she worked for a while as a substitute teacher. Currently, she lives in Montana with her husband, children and six horses and writes full-time, much to the delight of her fans.

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By: Mike Jan 9, 2017

There's an fantasy art blog called Muddy Colors that I follow. It's run by a diverse group of super-talented professional artists. In case you haven't heard, it's tough to make a living as an artist. That's a road paved with dashed hopes, broken dreams, and bitter tears. The folks on Muddy Colors are the success stories, the ones who actually make a living in illustration,...

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March 2016, Patricia Briggs
"The bestselling urban fantasy writer dishes on her love of werewolves and her new book, Fire Touched, the latest adventure for shape-shifting heroine Mercy Thompson." ...More

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“Some people are like Slinkies. They aren't really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to my face when I push them down a flight of stairs.”
Patricia Briggs, Iron Kissed

“MS. THOMPSON, it said in heavy block letters, PLEASE KEEP YOUR FELINE OFF MY PROPERTY. IF I SEE IT AGAIN, I WILL EAT IT.”
Patricia Briggs, Moon Called

“I don't like it when I outweigh my men.”
Patricia Briggs, Moon Called

Polls

WHAT SHOULD OUR JUNE 2016 ALT BE? WRITE IN!

 
  27 votes 16.8%

The Hob's Bargain - Patricia Briggs (2001, 288 pages) (write-in)
 
  22 votes 13.7%

 
  21 votes 13.0%

Stardust - Neil Gaiman (2006, 250 pages) (write-in)
 
  19 votes 11.8%

Gentlemen Prefer Succubi - Jill Myles (2009, 329 pages)
 
  17 votes 10.6%

 
  16 votes 9.9%

Bear - Marian Engel (1976, 141 pages)
 
  13 votes 8.1%

Dawn - Octavia E. Butler (1987, 290 pages)
 
  13 votes 8.1%

Jinn and Juice - Nicole Peeler (2014, 384 pages) (write-in)
 
  8 votes 5.0%

Claimed - Evangeline Anderson (2011, 321 pages) (write-in)
 
  3 votes 1.9%

Daughter of the Sword (write-in)
 
  2 votes 1.2%

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