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A.E. Marling wrote his first fantasy novella after his freshman year in high school. In college, he found nothing gave him a greater urge to write than science lectures, and he sat through a lot of ‘em. He has yet to repent his fascination with fantasy and is intrigued by its grip on the human imagination.

Both ambidextrous and word-voracious, his diet ranges from Arthurian legends to Jane Austen. He denies being a running addict, though he has to shout it over the noise of the treadmill. His best writing ideas pounce on him when he would rather be sleeping, thanks to insomnia.

His current lair is in the bellybutton of California, and his thoughts touch ground there between flights.

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In epic fantasy, the author has the opportunity to create a large and diverse cast of characters. It was more likely to be large and uniform when I was growing up, but I like to think the realms of imagination are expanding to include people of all identities. One orientation that I am dragon-flight excited to portray in my latest novel is asexuality.

“Unlike celibacy, which is a choice, asex...

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Hannah Thanks for the friend request! :) Picked up Brood of Bones when you had a freebie promotion, it sounds great.


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