My guest post on Sandra Ulbrich Almazan’s wonderful science/speculative fiction site explores how my family’s science background influenced my books. My parents met working on the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos: we’re a nuclear family. My brother George is searching for every species living inside of us in the Human Microbiome Project. I’m only trying to come up with 1001 past life stories, but theories and marvels from the science world sure help out. I may be the white sheep of the family, the sole artist, but I have not escaped science’s clutches.
Check out the full article, and/or sample one of the science-based stories from the series, about a prehistoric possum who intuits Einstein’s famous equation.