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Connie Willis and Carrie Vaughn: A Conversation | [Connie Willis, Carrie Vaughn]

Connie Willis and Carrie Vaughn: A Conversation

Connie Willis, the multiple Hugo Award-winning author of Blackout, and Carrie Vaughn, the author of the Kitty Norville paranormal fantasy series, discuss speculative fiction and the art of writing.
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Publisher's Summary

Connie Willis, the multiple Hugo Award-winning author of Blackout, and Carrie Vaughn, the author of the Kitty Norville paranormal fantasy series, discuss speculative fiction and the art of writing.

Listen to Blackout by Connie Willis.

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    Heather Durham, Ontario, Canada 03-22-10
    Heather Durham, Ontario, Canada 03-22-10 Member Since 2010

    knitting and listening to Audible = perfect way to spend time!

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    "these authors made me want to hear their work"

    Having 2 authors interview each other was an innovative way to create interest in their writing. After listening to their conversation I went searching for one of their books to download. And I intend to listen to more!

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    Sue V 02-13-11
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    "Delightful!"

    What a surprise to find this. I enjoyed listening in on this great conversation about writing. It's so intelligent and entertaining. I hadn't thought of Connie Willis in years--I don't know why, but it seems I have some catching up to do with her books. I'll be checking into Carrie Vaughn's work, too.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Beverly springfield, VA, United States 12-20-10
    Beverly springfield, VA, United States 12-20-10 Member Since 2005
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    "Fascinating Discussion & Writing Perspecives"

    Two very smart, interesting writers discussing how they got that way, what they do now, and what they might did differently. Interesting discussion from start to finish.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Valerie 12-31-14
    Valerie 12-31-14
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    "And what are you doing next?"
    What would have made Connie Willis and Carrie Vaughn: A Conversation better?

    They could discuss more about writing and how they get ideas. The best part was Willis' perspective on the importance of individuals in history. It would have been nice to hear more of why she held these views. Vaughn expressed no feelings about her subject matter. It's okay, but it sure could have been better. It felt a little uncomfortable - like this was the first time they had talked, which it couldn't have been.


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    Shay Bella 07-11-12
    Shay Bella 07-11-12

    Favorite Genres: Urban/Preternatural Fantasy, Science Fiction, Knitting Favorite Story Components: character development, under-dog success stories

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    "It really is a conversation"
    Any additional comments?

    This really is a conversation, with the two ladies talking shop about writing their books. I enjoyed the insight, and they gave some advice for new writers. I thought that the time management tip was pretty good, and I've heard it applied to more than just writing before. :)

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    Charlie California 08-23-13
    Charlie California 08-23-13 Member Since 2015

    Charlie

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    Would you try another book from Connie Willis and Carrie Vaughn and/or the narrator?

    no


    Would you ever listen to anything by Connie Willis and Carrie Vaughn again?

    I have never read any connie Willis, I wait for every new release by Carrie Vaughn and continue to enjoy her work.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    I assumed the ladies were speaking for themselves


    Any additional comments?

    I really thought I would gain more insight into Carrie's writing motivations and learn about a new writer. Couldn't finish listening, got bored.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Dann Los Angeles, CA, United States 04-26-11
    Dann Los Angeles, CA, United States 04-26-11 Member Since 2009

    My preference for a good story is something totally unusual and not run of the mill stuff. Give me something I haven't heard before.

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    "Interesting"

    Got some good info from it about writing. A bit of a love fest but it has some good points to ponder.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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