Brenda Cooper

Archive for February, 2008

Lazy Indulgences and the Writing Process

Every once in a while, it’s important to take down time. I’m in the school of writer’s who believes a high word count every day matters. I’m using 1,000 words a day for my current book (the third one in the series that starts with The Silver Ship and the Sea). I suppose I should […]

Three Gifts from Far Away

Writing is a strange profession. There are long dry spells when everything is in the mail and nothing is resolved or finished. And then there are gift days. Today, I got three gifts from afar…. A copy of Mallorn, the Journal of the Tolkien Society, with a story of mine in it. Now how cool […]

Reading Recommendation: Singularity’s Ring

Singularity’s Ring by Paul Melko arrived via Amazon yesterday. Now, I read it long ago, since I got the lucky chance to blurb it. So I’ll quote myself, “Singularity’s Ring is an elegantly written and constructed thriller, simultanously an exciting chase novel, a thought provoking tour of a future Third World, and a clear-eyed meditation […]