Love Minus Eighty
* Defenders (forthcoming from Orbit and optioned for film)
Short Stories: way too many to mention, but you can find them listed here
> What is Love Minus Eighty about?
> Why did you decide to expand your 2010 Hugo Award Winning story, "Bridesicle" into the full length novel Love Minus Eighty?
When I finished the story, I thought I was finished with the Bridesicle world, then an idea came to me: What if you accidentally killed someone, and she ended up in the bridesicle dating center, and you felt compelled to visit her to apologize? I thought that was a scenario worth exploring. The novel grew from there.
> Would you say that having a psychology degree has helped you as a writer?
> What made you want to be a writer?
> In the books you've written, who is you favourite character and why?
> If you could, would you change places with any of your characters?
> As an author who's been writing short stories for years and has recently started publishing books, do you find it easier writing short stories or novels?
> How long did it take you to write your first novel?
> When and where do you write?
> What’s the best/worst thing about writing?
> What is something you didn’t know about the publishing industry before you had your first book published?
> Any tips against writers block?
> How do you discipline yourself to write?