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

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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

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Fall seven times, stand up eight.

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!

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My daughter has grown up to be amazing.  I'm pretty much busting with pride, Kellywise, though I know I can claim only a small part of the credit.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I would love to be able to dance a flawless, steamy tango!

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Nelson Mandela.

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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