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I passed a peripatetic childhood reading way too many books, and eventually writing my own little stories, either inspired by my life (such as it was) or by whatever I was reading at the time. I thought I would grow up to be an archaeologist which explains why I read The Last Days of Pompeii at the age of nine. I was fortunate to have a few teachers early on who encouraged my literary tendencies—including one who let me stay inside to read during recess.

When I discovered the Society for Creative Anachronism, a medieval recreation group, I delved more deeply into medieval history, becoming enthralled with the dark castles, bloodsports and social expectations of the period. I nearly went to Fordham University for Medieval Studies, but chose S
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I belong to a number of writers’ networks, and the topic of fan fiction arises on all of them from time to time.�� Fan fiction, for the non-writers out there, is when a fan writes his or her own stories in your world, sometimes using your established characters.


Attitudes among authors vary from, isn’t it great that readers care so much about my work? to, those jerks are violating my copyright,...

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