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[GUEST POST] Marie Bilodeau on The Name of the Trickster

Ottawa-based storyteller and author Marie Bilodeau‘s work has been described as “fresh and exciting” by Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo award-winning author of Wake. She attended Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, and served two terms as President of the school’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Club, an honor that she will never live down. (Not that she cares to.) Her novel Destiny’s Blood was nominated for the 2011 Aurora Awards and won the Bronze Medal for Science-Fiction in the Foreword Book Awards. The final novel in that trilogy, Destiny’s War comes out January 31st, 2014.
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The Name of the Trickster

by Marie Bilodeau

We all grow up on narratives, and few in the SF community aren’t lovers of stories and narratives in general, whether they consume them through literature, movies, long-running TV and/or video games. The character arcs swing us around, climaxes make us tingle and we love us a good trickster.
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