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Patrick Tylee

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in Tucson, The United States



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Books add wings to wonder.
Fiction soars the imagination.
Science fiction zooms close to that wonderful, scary thing.

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Patrick Tylee Herbert could peel the onion, to get through the layers of the character's psyche. He took us from the obvious external façade of what the character w…moreHerbert could peel the onion, to get through the layers of the character's psyche. He took us from the obvious external façade of what the character wanted everyone to see, into the subtle feelings and hopes, then into the fears and longing, and finally deep into their soul. Some, like Jessica or Liet Kynes, were fairly easy to transition thru. Others, like Chani, or Gurney Halleck (and later his gholla), were a more profound journey. Before I start Page One of a novel, I'm laying out the list of characters and how they will interact. It takes at least a week to just get a handful where I think their head will be at by the middle of the book. It is hard work, and Herbert could do it all day with excellence.(less)
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Farewell Honora Jeffreys

Tonight, I must say farewell to someone special to me – Honora Jeffreys.

Honey was a friend, a fan, and a faithful believer. Well into her eighties, this darling lived a quiet life, retired from a career in civil service. An avid reader, the humble home in San Diego must not have held nearly enough bookshelves. I’d only visited her there a handful of times. But I remember it nestled under the shade Read more of this blog post »
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Patrick Tylee Just mailed off five copies of #WISDOM, the 2014 Collector's Edition Cover, to the winners of the Goodreads Giveaway Contest for Great Britain.
Congrats to Darren, Hazel, David, Adrian and Danielle.
If after reading it, you have a craving for Chicken Chooza, I've got the recipe!


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