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Chris Evans

Chris Evans is the author of Ashes of a Black Frost, A Darkness Forged in Fire, and The Light of Burning Shadows. He’s a historian as well as an editor of military history and current affairs, including the highly successful Stackpole Military History series. Born in Canada, he now 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 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.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Not having it. It might sound odd, but I am happiest when I am striving to achieve something. And I like leaving at least something to my imagination.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Shard, jagged, and "That's interesting..."

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Loud horns.

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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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