I’m a fantasy writer based in California. My work is primarily inspired by Slavic myths and legends, but the themes are universal. I love creating characters and then putting them in situations that challenge their desires and values. How will they handle adversity? Will their choices improve the world or make it worse? Do they know the true measure of their hearts? Are they open to new experiences, even ones that are painful? All these ideas intrigue me. I hope you’ll find them engaging as well.
I’ve taught inner-city children, reported for local and national media, and helped maintain parks. In my spare time, I enjoy books, movies, gardening, and the company of my longtime companion. My daily brain food is the New York Times’ crossword puzzle; the best days are when I finish without looking up any answers.
And I’m up for a game of Bananagrams, anytime, anywhere.
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