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Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. find your voice, keep going, don't quit
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. anything by Edith Wharton
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. I didn't want it to end. I wanted to LIVE in the world you created
Q. What were your previous occupations?
A. international correspondent and anchor CNN
July 18, 2013Melting Ice
By Kitty Pilgrim
We love to think of the Arctic as a beautiful pristinewilderness, populated by polar bears floating along on giant ice floes. A fantasy world that most people will neversee, except in wildlife documentaries.
But many countries view the Arctic as a source of untapped wealth. Hidden deep below the melting polar cap is vast unseen treasure: oil, gas, minerals. And with increasing ice melt – trade routes and fishing rights are also coveted.
This competition for Arctic natural resources is nothing new. My thriller,–The Explorer’s Code - that fictionalized a competition for... see more