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Steven S. Drachman

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in Silver Spring, Maryland
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I am a writer and critic whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Phoenix, Entertainment Weekly, The Village Voice and The Chicago Sun-Times, among other places. I grew up in Maryland and I currently live in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

I suppose that rather than write ten other books, I put everything that I love into the Watt O'Hugh trilogy. So this is a Western, and a sci-fi/fantasy novel, a love story, and a historical novel of ancient China and 19th century America that I researched carefully. If I could have made it a musical too, maybe I would have. You'll find ghosts, time Roaming Western gunmen, women of the dark arts, Chinese emperors from the First and the 19th Century, an army of "Deadlings" (they'
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Steven S. Drachman I used to run, till my legs gave out. Now, I don't know. I really want to finish the Watt O'Hugh trilogy before I die, so I think that's what inspires…moreI used to run, till my legs gave out. Now, I don't know. I really want to finish the Watt O'Hugh trilogy before I die, so I think that's what inspires me. The sense that time is running out. (less)
Steven S. Drachman I wish I knew! It's a lot like chipping away at solid concrete. I've been seriously blocked for years now, and I just write.
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On Friday I got the news – scientists have determined that our universe has around two trillion galaxies. You know, a trillion here, a trillion there, as the fellow said, and pretty soon, you’re talking about a lot of galaxies….

This is really staggering news. Our own galaxy has at least 100 billion planets in it, and possibly as many as 400 billion. Even this seems conservative, as it assumes n... Read more of this blog post »
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