The Braided Path Is Set In A World Which Is Not This One But Is Like This One In Some Ways , In A Culture Which Is Not Modernity, And In A World Where The Laws Of Nature Are Basically The Same As In Our Waking World, I.e., There Are No Vampires, Zombies, Werewolves, Princes, Swords, Dragons, Wizards, Or Any Magic At All, Really, Except For The Alchemy Of Love Donna Glee Williams On The Slopes Of A Vertical Land Where People S Lives Are Bounded By How High And Low They Are Able Walk On The Single Path That Connects Their World, The Young Widow Len Rope Maker Watches As Years Go By And Her Son Cam Never Finds His Limits Long Past The Time When Other Youths In Home Village Have Found Their Boundaries, Cam Keeps Climbing Higher And Lower, Pushing On With His Sweetheart Fox Who Also Shows Signs Of Being A Far Walker But Cam S Drive To Venture Far Nudges Him Towards The Top Of The World, While Fox S Sends Her Downward, Toward The Mythical Sea At The Bottom Of All Things Both Are True To Their Own Heart S Calling.
Donna Glee Williams is a poet and writer of literary fantasy and science fiction She was born in Mexico, the daughter of a Kentucky farm girl and a Texas Aggie large animal veterinarian She s been a lot of places now she makes her home in the mountains of western North Carolina, but the place she lived the longest and still calls home is New Orleans These days, she earns her daily bread by writing and helping other writers bring their creative visions to light, but in the past she s done the dance as turnabout crew aka, maid on a schooner, as a librarian, as an environmental activist, as a registered nurse , as a teacher and seminar leader, and for a long stint as a professional student The craft societies of both The Braided Path and Dreamers owe a lot to the time she s spent hanging out in villages in Mexico, Spain, Italy, Israel, Turkey, India, and Pakistan As a finalist in the 2015 Roswell Awards for Short Science Fiction, her short story Saving Seeds was performed in Hollywood by Jasika Nicole Her graceful speculative fiction has been recognized by Honorable Mentions from both the Writers of the Future competition and Gardner Dozois s Best of the Year collection.
- 224 pages
- The Braided Path
- Donna Glee Williams
- 16 October 2017 Donna Glee Williams