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Kagan Tumer is a science fiction author and professor of AI and Robotics. He attended seven schools in five cities in four countries, all before reaching high school. The constant upheaval taught him two things: observe the world and the people in it because you need to understand them, and don't get too attached to any place or anyone because neither will be there next year.

Turns out, that’s pretty good training for a writer.

Along the way, Kagan worked as a cafeteria food server, registrar's office clerk, print shop copier, soccer referee, math tutor, and well logging engineer. He also worked for NASA, designing autonomous robot coordination algorithms for future missions. When it finally dawned on him that NASA wasn't going to build and s
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Kagan Tumer Write regularly.

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Write regularly.

Half an hour a day? An hour every other day? Two long sessions a week?

Do whatever works for you, but do it consistently. You'll be surprised how many words you'll produce in a few months if you write regularly.(less)
Kagan Tumer I wanted to explore what happens when two dear, dear friends are separated and can only see each other once a year. So, that's where Purged Souls orig…moreI wanted to explore what happens when two dear, dear friends are separated and can only see each other once a year. So, that's where Purged Souls originated.

What's that got to do with viruses, war, and the near destruction of the human race? Well, you'll have to find out by reading Purged Souls.(less)
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