I graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Communications and left formal education behind.
Becoming a mother cannot help but change things. An author’s life is reflected in their writing whether they want it to be or not and parenthood is one of the biggest life changes there is.
I have a better internal and intuitive understanding of folklore and myth than science and technology so in that way fantasy is easier.
I have to do more close research and fact checking for the science fiction. This is not however to say that writing good fantasy does not involve doing good research.
I’m mostly a novelist these days but I have written short stories in Fantasy Science Fiction and horror.
Now Venus is an extremely hostile environment and as such presents a lot of challenges for a science fiction author who wants to create life there. However as I began to research it more thoroughly I found myself intrigued by the possibilities the world offers.