Laura J. Mixon
is the author of cutting edge SF novels GLASS
HOUSES and (forthcoming) PROXIES, both from Tor Books. She’s a
graduate of the Clarion SF Writing Workshop and spent two years
in Kenya teaching as a Peace Corps Volunteer. A chemical and
environmental engineer, for five years she was a vice president
and corporate officer of Salomon Inc (the Wall Street firm)
where she created and managed their department of Environmental
Her knowledge of environmental law and science and her experience
with the corporate world were instrumental to the writing of GREENWAR.
is the author of the SF novels JUMPER, WILDSIDE,
and (forthcoming) HELM, all from Tor Books. He's been nominated for
the Hugo twice and the Nebula once. Both JUMPER and WILDSIDE were
ALA Best Books for Young Adults.
His experience diving (23 years) and technical experience in the oil
field industry were used in the design of the offshore facility
This was a true collaboration. There was no senior or junior writer.
The novel was plotted together with Laura writing substantial portions
of the first draft and Steve writing most scenes involving diving,
certain aspects of the facility description, and some of the
Keith Hellman viewpoint. (Oh--and explosions. Steve likes
explosions.) Each author then made multiple passes through the