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Gerri Leen

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Gerri Leen was born in Ohio, lived most of her younger life in and around
Seattle and Belfair, Washington, and has spent the last twenty odd years in
Northern Virginia. She dabbled with writing when younger, but
started writing steadily in her forties, and her first publications came in the
Star Trek Strange New World books (volumes seven, nine, and ten)—her
story “The Smell of Dead Roses” took the grand prize in the tenth and
final volume. She has since had stories appear in a diverse range of
publications, both anthologies and magazines (print and web). She
primarily focuses on science fiction and fantasy themes, but has
occasionally moved over to literary and poetry. She points to Joss
Whedon, Connie Willis, Kevin Smith, Doug Coupland, Ron Moore,
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Life Without Crows

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Has it happened yet? Have the oh-so-annoying cover notations calling every new release the “new Gone Girl” ceased and “the new Night Film” labels taken over?. If so, the loud bang you will soon hear will be my head exploding.

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"A failure on nearly every level. The characters are paper-flat, they all speak in exactly the same (preposterous) voice, and none of them develop an inch. "But that's okay," you might argue; "Pessl's writing a thriller, and plot is her main concer..." Read more of this review »
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“The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.”
Henry Moore

Albert Einstein
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
Albert Einstein

Katharine Hepburn
“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.”
Katharine Hepburn

Ernest Hemingway
“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

Stephen Hawking
“God not only plays dice, He also sometimes throw the dice where they cannot be seen.”
Stephen Hawking

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