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Diane Duane

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Diane Duane has been a writer of science fiction, fantasy, TV and film for more than forty years.

Besides the 1980's creation of the Young Wizards fantasy series for which she's best known, the "Middle Kingdoms" epic fantasy series, and numerous stand-alone fantasy or science fiction novels, her career has included extensive work in the Star Trek TM universe, and many scripts for live-action and animated TV series on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as work in comics and computer games. She has spent a fair amount of time on the New York Times Bestseller List, and has picked up various awards and award nominations here and there.

She lives in County Wicklow, in Ireland, with her husband of more than thirty years, the screenwriter and novel
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Pulling The Lever

This post is as much a marker for me as anything else; the sign of a lot of (sometimes deeply annoying) work finished, and a return to more normal operations…


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Diane Duane Diane Duane said: " I've read a great deal of Tanith's material over the years, and the new works are as delightful as the old... but there are some that I keep coing back to. This is one. The book is as completely and compactly-structured a standalone as a writer could ...more "

 

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So You Want to Be a Wizard by Diane Duane
"I stumbled across this at Anne McCaffrey's suggestion and fell in love with the series - original, conversational, and real. I'd compare this, in it's "friendliness" and accessibility, to L'Engle's "Wrinkle In Time". As I got further into the series " Read more of this review »
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"The perfect fantasy novel--there you are in the library, and you pick up one particular book . . . I love Kit and Nita as they struggle with being sloppy and working around their parents as young wizards!"
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“Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”
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“Believe something and the Universe is on its way to being changed. Because you've changed, by believing. Once you've changed, other things start to follow. Isn't that the way it works?”
Diane Duane, So You Want to Be a Wizard

“Footsteps in the snow
suggest where you have been,
point to where you were going:
but when they suddenly vanish,
never dismiss the possibility
of flight...”
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