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Anna Kashina grew up in Russia and moved to the United States in 1994 after receiving her Ph.D. in cell biology from the Russian Academy of Sciences. She works as a biomedical researcher and combines career in science with her passion for writing.

Anna's interests in ballroom dancing, world mythologies and folklore feed her high-level interest in martial arts of the Majat warriors. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Awards: 2015 Prism Award, Locus Award Nominee, 2013 ForeWord Book of the Year (IndieFab) Award, 2014 Independent Publishers Book Award (IPPY).
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Anna Kashina Carol, thank you so much, I am so glad that you like the series! The Majat Testing is a very short story, so it is only available as an e-book. I am p…moreCarol, thank you so much, I am so glad that you like the series! The Majat Testing is a very short story, so it is only available as an e-book. I am preparing some additional short stories to follow the release of book 3 -- maybe at some point they could all be combined into a separate print volume.

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Anna Kashina Hi, Barb, very sorry for answering so late. Yes, there will be eventually, but I haven’t finished it yet.
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There’s nothing about writing a book that’s simple, and worldbuilding is perhaps the most complicated part. The endless number of social issues in our world should be indicative of how complex society is! When dealing with the elephantine task of creating a whole society of your own, it’s easy to make mistakes — and unfortunately, fault lines in your story’s

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