Word count: 7210 No writing since Sunday, but I have had an excellent email exchange (still ongoing) with my friend Pam the nurse on the symptoms and progress of the alien disease. As part of this exchange, wrote a one-page synopsis of the novel, which I wanted to do anyway, and which points out that there are a lot of hints that need to be dropped earlier to make the climax work.
David D. Levine is the author of Andre Norton Nebula Award winning novel Arabella of Mars, sequels Arabella and the Battle of Venus and Arabella the Traitor of Mars, and over fifty SF and fantasy stories. His story “Tk’Tk’Tk” won the Hugo, and he has been shortlisted for awards including the Hugo, Nebula, Campbell, and Sturgeon. Stories have appeared in Asimov’s, Analog, Clarkesworld, F&SF, Tor.com, numerous Year’s Best anthologies, and his award-winning collection Space Magic.