Episode #81: Reading The Windchild by Cheryl Harness – an Original Fairy Tale 


This week, my daughter and I are reading The Windchild, an original fairy tale written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness, mostly known for having written and illustrated children’s books about aspects of US history (more info on her website).  This one is a bit difficult to find, but the illustrations are wonderful:



In an early draft of The Thirteenth Hour, I had a number of little quotes and poems that often proceeded the chapters.  This poem by Christina Rossetti was one of them:


And, if you happen to be in and around New York City, on March 11th, I’ll be a panel of other authors discussing creating sci fi and fantasy worlds at the Big Apple Con.   See you at the show!

As always, thanks for listening!


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