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Nathan Lowell

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Nathan Lowell has been a writer for more than forty years, and first entered the literary world by podcasting his novels. His sci-fi series, The Golden Age of the Solar Clipper grew from his long time fascination with space opera and his own experiences shipboard in the United States Coast Guard. Unlike most works which focus on a larger-than-life hero (prophesized savior, charismatic captain, or exiled prince), Nathan centers on the people behind the scenes--ordinary men and women trying to make a living in the depths of space. In his novels, there are no bug-eyed monsters, or galactic space battles, instead he paints a richly vivid and realistic world where the "hero" uses hard work and his own innate talents to improve his station and th ...more

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“I made a mental note to figure out some way to stop making mental notes and start making real notes. That way I might be able to delegate a few of them, and even remember what they were.”
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“Sometimes you needed to be an outsider to really appreciate how things worked.”
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Michele Nathan, nice to meet you. I haven't ever read Modesitt but I know of him, of course. Given the similarity in our lists, I'll definition pick him up now. Also, I have a kindle too! Best wishes,
Michele


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