How we discovered DWJ

Dorian E. Gray israfel at
Sat Apr 20 12:58:13 EDT 2002

Kylie asked...

> How did other people make the discovery?

I would have been about 9, I suppose, when my younger brother brought
this book called "Charmed Life" home from the library.  He didn't know
what he was starting - we all read each other's library books, and he
got me and my parents as well as himself hooked on DWJ!

...and then Christian asked...

> PS: i'll fire back a survey question. since i brought up 'warlock at
> wheel,' what's everyone's favorite DWJ short story? i'd have to vote
for 'a
> plague of peacocks' or 'dragon reserve home eight,' i think.

Probably "Stealer of Souls", or maybe "Carol Oneir's 100th Dream".
I'm not terribly fond of most of her shorts, though.

Until the sky falls on our heads...

Dorian E. Gray
israfel at

"Where-e'er you find 'the cooling western breeze,'
In the next line, it 'whispers through the trees':
If crystal streams 'with pleasing murmurs creep,'
The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with 'sleep'"
-Alexander Pope, "Essay on Criticism"

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