Joan Steinwachs

Bone Reader, fiction, March 1, 2008

Birthdate? 7/3/57

When did you start writing? When I was about seven.

When and what and where did you first get published? A short story called "Recognition" in Talebones.

Why do you write? Because I can't help it.

Why do you write Science Fiction and/or Fantasy? Because when I write, aliens always show up.

Who is your favorite author? Dorothy Dunnet

Your favorite story? Think Like a Dinosaur.

What are you trying to say with your fiction? I'm not really trying to say anything. Usually if I write a story to say something, it stinks as a story, so I try to stay out of the way and see what the characters have to say.

Do you blog? Where? No.

If you could write your own epitaph, what would it say? She meant what she said and she said what she meant and they sent her home happy 100%.