Sandra Ulbrich Almazan

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Sandra Ulbrich Almazan started reading at the age of three and only stops when absolutely required to. Although she hasn't been writing quite that long, she did compose a very simple play in German during middle school. Her science fiction novella Move Over Ms. L. (an early version of Lyon's Legacy) earned an Honorable Mention in the 2001 UPC Science Fiction Awards, and her short story "A Reptile at the Reunion" was published in the anthology Firestorm of Dragons. She is a founding member of BroadUniverse and a long-time member of the Online Writing Workshop for Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror. Her undergraduate degree is in molecular biology/English, and she has a Master of Technical and Scientific Communication degree. Her current da ...more

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Sandra Ulbrich Almazan Read as much as you can and note what you like and don't like about each book. Don't be afraid to write. It's OK if the first draft doesn't turn out…moreRead as much as you can and note what you like and don't like about each book. Don't be afraid to write. It's OK if the first draft doesn't turn out the way you expected it to; that's why revising is important.(less)
Sandra Ulbrich Almazan I like couples that can verbally spar with each other yet satisfy each other's emotional needs. One couple that comes to mind is Benedick and Beatrice…moreI like couples that can verbally spar with each other yet satisfy each other's emotional needs. One couple that comes to mind is Benedick and Beatrice from Much Ado About Nothing. A more recent couple is Alexia and Lord Maccon from Gail Carriger's The Parasol Protectorate series (though their banter in the first book is the best, IMO).(less)
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Semi-Annual Reading Update 2019

Normally I report on my reading progress twice a year, at the beginning of July and January. I didn't want to include it with the IWSG post, so I postponed it a week. I'm actually writing this post on Sunday, July 7th (Ringo's birthday), so the numbers may change slightly by the time this post goes live.

So far, I've read 76 books in 2019, which means I'm on track to make my goal of 150 books. (... Read more of this blog post »
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