Susan Fletcher

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Susan Fletcher is the acclaimed author of the Dragon Chronicles, composed of Dragon’s Milk, Flight of the Dragon Kyn, Sign of the Dove, and Ancient, Strange, and Lovely as well as the award-winning Alphabet of Dreams, Shadow Spinner, Walk Across the Sea, and Falcon in the Glass. Ms. Fletcher lives in Wilsonville, Oregon. Visit her at SusanFletcher.com.

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Books by this Author

Falcon in the Glass
Shadow Spinner
Ancient, Strange, and Lovely
Sign of the Dove
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Fall seven times, stand up eight.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Again, I'm fickle, but Miss Havisham, with her yellow, withered bridal dress (Great Expectations) is one of my favorites.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. 1. Kindness. 2. Sense of humor. 3. Sense of perspective about one's importance in the scheme of things.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. When you call a business and they make you listen to a recorded phone message with a thousand options, but none of them fits the reason why you called.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Grilled cheese on honey wheat berry bread, made with Canadian black diamond cheddar. Nectar of the gods!

Author Voices

August 21, 2013

Many years ago, when I was mulling some backstory issues for Dragon’s Milk, I speculated that if a person were to, say, drink dragon’s milk over a significant period of time, her eyes might turn bright green. And also, she could maybe communicate in a sort of magical way with birds. Kind of like in the old legend of Sigurd, where he tastes the liver of a dragon and can understand the language of birds. In my books, though, the acquired traits would be passed on to the person’s children and children’s children. Anyway, I called these people bird kenners. To ken being an old-fashioned way of saying to... see more

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