...I had a good ten years as a struggling writer, and my work took a quantum leap in caliber when I took a real creative risk with Kushiel’s Dart, both in terms of a highly unlikely protagonist in Phèdre, and turning loose my naturally baroque literary voice. As far as the switch to a male protagonist goes, I felt strongly that that was where the natural narrative arc of the series went, and I wanted to work with an editor who felt the same way. Any writer wanting to make a living at it would be foolish not to consider issues of marketability, but ultimately, it has to be a labor of love, too.
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