Vera Nazarian immigrated to the USA from the former USSR as a kid, sold her first story at 17 and has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines, seen on Nebula Awards Ballots, honorably mentioned in Year’s Best volumes and translated into seven languages. A member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, she made her novel debut with the critically acclaimed Dreams of the Compass Rose (Wildside Press, 2002), followed by Lords of Rainbow (Betancourt & Company, 2003). Look for her novella The Clock King and the Queen of the Hourglass with introduction by Charles de Lint from PS Publishing and her collection Salt of the Air with introduction by Gene Wolfe from Prime Books, 2005. Visit her Web site at www.veranazarian.com.
Home Improvement in Magic Land
By Vera Nazarian
from Totally Charmed
This is one essay from the anthology Totally Charmed
“Charmed” is a television phenomenon: three gorgeous, kick-ass witches committed to protecting innocents and cursed at finding love. In Totally Charmed, romance novelists, science fiction and fantasy writers and more celebrate the hit WB show that has changed the face of the fight against evil forever.
About the Author
Jennifer Crusie is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels include Bet Me, Faking It and Don’t Look Down (with Bob Mayer). She is a frequent contributor to the Smart Pop series, and editor of Flirting with Pride and Prejudice and Totally Charmed. She holds an M.A. in women’s lit and an M.F.A. in fiction. For more information visit www.jennycrusie.com.