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Inventor of worlds, founder of religions, shaper of destinies. It’s all in a day’s work for a fantasy novelist. Despite a lifetime of dabbling in things like technology (a PhD in computer science and creativity theory) and Hollywood animation, my first passion has always been writing. If I was allowed to write my own reviews, the words ”irreverent,” “thought-provoking,” and “funny” would get used a lot. But don’t trust me on that. After all, I tell lies for a living....more


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IOD-KingsSwordToday we learn that there’s a difference between keeping things mysterious and simply not giving enough information.


What I gleaned about the story: A pampered prince is lost outdoors in winter. A competentforeigner of some kindfinds him and decides to protect him. They run. In the distance, some dogs bark.


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Published on July 23, 2014 07:00
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"The Wheel of Time is very long, but it also has a rep for having very annoying characters, and gets slammed for it's gender biases. A Song of Ice and...more "
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Jennifer Varnadore Did you change your website name? I tried going to it, and it failed to do so. :<


Jefferson Smith Welcome aboard, Lucinda. Yes, working in special effects was a lot of fun, but exhausting, too. I'm glad I did it, but I'm glad I do other things now, too. :-)


message 5: by Lucinda (last edited Sep 19, 2012 06:08PM)

Lucinda Dear Jefferson Smith,
I would like to thank you for the unexpected but most humbling friendship request here on Goodreads, which is a fanatastic site where one is able to converse with so many likeminded people both readers and authors. I am a huge fan of the fantasy genre amongst others, and i do hope that in the future i have the oportunity of reading your book 'Strange Places: finding Tayna' which caught my eye instantly with its striking cover and origional plot.
Thank you once again and do feel free to discuss anything about books, writing, ideas and thoughts.
Lucinda x

(oh, and wow at working in special effects! That must have been increadible).


Jennifer Varnadore I'll friend you on Facebook. I deleted my twitter though.


Jefferson Smith Jennifer wrote: "Hey, so when do you think you're next section to the Tayna series will come out?"

Thanks for asking, Jennifer. My publisher tells me the release is scheduled for December, although we're talking about releasing some sneak peeks before that. If you want to stay abreast of any announcements, friend me on FB or follow me on Twitter (@Jefficus). (There's also a cool contest going on right now, which you can learn about at those same coordinates.)


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Jennifer Varnadore Hey, so when do you think you're next section to the Tayna series will come out?


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