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Chris Evans

Chris Evans is also the author of the Iron Elves saga: A Darkness Forged in Fire, The Light of Burning Shadows, and Ashes of a Black Frost, as well as the nonfiction book Bloody Jungle: The War in Vietnam. He is a military historian and former editor for Random House and Stackpole Books. Born in Canada, he lives in New York City.
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Chris Evans on The Iron Elves Series

Chris Evans discusses The Iron Elves series and how he keeps in touch with his fans.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Persistence is the new black.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm water resistant and come with a lifetime warranty.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Out running in Central Park.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Thus far I'd have to say not making a complete mess of this questionnaire, followed by balancing life as both editor and author.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Crab fishing on the Bering Sea...not that I've done it, I just love watching it, from the safety of my living room.

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November 20, 2008

Most days, I sit. A lot.  As an editor and a writer I sit at my desk, or I sit at the library, or I sit in the back of a cab and work.  I have tried reading and jotting notes while walking, but that resulted in painful discoveries, discoveries like lampposts are stubborn s.o.b.s that absolutely refuse to get out of the way even when they’re clearly in the wrong.  And so, I sit - or rather, I sat.

 

Having acquainted my butt cheeks with just about every flat surface in my apartment and Manhattan at large I decided that I needed an activity that at its very core involved minimal sitting.  Skeet shooting, shot... see more

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