NOT a plug (was: Re: Emma Bull & Martha Wells & others)

Robyn Starkey rohina at
Sun Aug 25 21:30:04 EDT 2002

>Oh, I agree that'd be great!  Maybe we should write and suggest it. I read 
>an interview with Joan Aiken in which she told how she'd intended for Dido 
>to be dead after Black Hearts, but a fan wrote asking her to keep Dido, 
>and as the publishers lost the address, there was no way to reply, except 
>to write the next book with Dido in it.

I totally don't believe this. I think Aiken must have wanted to keep Dido 
secretly, too. Because I bet she doesn't treat every fan letter that seriously.


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