Stopping by Reader’s Entertainment is always fun, and it’s been a little while. I was able to join them again for their Behind the Author segment. Last time I spoke about my love for space, but like my character Nel, my boots are firmly rooted on Earth. This time, I shared my love for my day job, and its deep connection to whe we come from, and where we're going.
"I’m V, internationally bestselling sci-fi fantasy author, nerd, and archaeologist. I speak a lot about my love of science and space and humanity, but something I don’t often mention is how much I love the space between and the echoes and imprints we make in the space we leave behind.
Much of my day job as a contract archaeologist occurs in the strange transitional places of our society–forests soon-to-be parking lots, parking lots soon-to-be buildings, and oh so many powerline corridors. It’s impossible not to feel the unyielding press of progress as we hike from test pit to test pit...."