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J.A. Pitts

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February 13, 1965

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(from author's website) I learned to love science fiction at the knee of my grandmother, listening to her read authors like Edgar Rice Burroughs and Robert E. Howard during my childhood in rural Kentucky. My life has always been heavily influenced by strong women. My mother first among them: raising three boys after the death of my father, with grace and wit. There were always women coming and going in our house, friends, family, folks who needed a hand, and folks who had one to lend. All of my life has been steeped in the stories of average people doing extraordinary things — and most of them were women. That is why I was drawn to the character Sarah in my new novel. She embodies all the strength of the women who have influenced me over th ...more

Let’s talk about the state of the union and the power of words.

The last 72 hours in America have been horrific.  Middle-aged white man in Kentucky kills two people in a grocery, after failing to get into an African-American church.  A sad MAGA fanatic, middle-aged white man in Florida mails out pipe bombs to critics of our current president.  A pathetic, racist, middle-aged white man in Pennsylvania shoots up a synagogue and kills eleven, while also woundi...

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