Jumpin’ Jelly Beans!! I’m On A Par With Brandon Sanderson!!!

 

I have had one of those glorious moments of affirmation of knowing my work is on the right track and it will only be a question of time before my name, will be there alongside the giants of Fantasy!!!

Let me explain dear reader, while there is still enough coherence in my febrile brain.

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My MP3 player was doing sterling service treating me to the audiobook version of Brandon Sanderson’s The Way of Kings,  Way of Kings     Book One of The Stormlight Archive; then suddenly half-way through one of the minor characters makes reference to a saying revolving around a person having eyes of Red and Blue!! ……………. The self-same attribute I gave to one of my own characters!!

Wow! What are the chances of such!!

Now some might quibble over a little ting such as Mr Sanderson’s book being in print before mine; but I would be willing to swear upon the entire Mistborn Collection that I had never read/heard the book in question until this very month, whereas my books have been out there for three, two and one year respectively!! In fact I may have been writing of the Red & Blue around about the same time.

Naturally I defer to Mr Sanderson.

(Today’s lesson: One takes encouragement and affirmation wherever and whenever one can)

 

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7 thoughts on “Jumpin’ Jelly Beans!! I’m On A Par With Brandon Sanderson!!!

    • Thanks Lisa
      (Would you believe I once unknowingly created a character looking just like Sharon Stone in the ‘Quick and the Dead’…’sept with crossbow not guns, and one day I walk into the room and my daughters are watching the preview of said film …..arrgh!. My poor characters had to get shrunk, have a hair change, lose a few years, and an entire culture!)

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