Brenda cooper’s

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Norwescon Schedule

Friday Genetic Manipulation and Made-to Order Species: Biotech in SF 10:00am - 11:00am @ Cascade 10 Brenda Cooper (M), Nancy Kress, K. C. Alexander, Fonda Lee Futurism 101 11:00am - 12:00pm @ Cascade 9 Peter N. Glaskowsky (M), Brenda Cooper, PJ Manney Speculative...

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Some Tales for the Holidays

Last night, mom and dad and I sat in a favorite restaurant in Mesa, Arizona, and swapped holiday stories while a musician sang a mix of holiday, country, old folk, and hippie songs. The songs were full of the past, and prompted me to ask my parents about their...

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KEEPERS — A book by the numbers

So the first draft of Keepers (the sequel to Wilders) is turned in! I track my time, and it took 255 hours to get the book to this point. The first entry was in February. So that's 9 months, at roughly 28 hours a month, although in reality there were three big pushes...

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I’ll be at Orycon 2017

Sat Nov 18 10:00am-11:00am Autonomous robots and intelligence When we should actually start worrying about robots as a fellow species rather than appliances - when do they get rights and when should they? Sat Nov 18 11:00am-12:00pm Ghost in the Machine or Grandpa? Is...

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Stories of Fremont’s Children

My first solo novel, The Silver Ship and the Sea, is getting a fabulous tenth anniversary edition from Wordfire Press, available this month.  This is a favorite tale of mine, with beloved characters I got to spend many long hours with.  It was my first award-winning...

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My Stonecoast MFA

I recently completed a Masters in Fine Arts at Stonecoast.  A number of people asked me why, and others have whether or not it was worth it. So here’s my write-up, which might help mid-career authors who are considering an MFA.  First – a brief description. Stonecoast...

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