About

I am the daughter of fans of the speculative fiction genre! My late mother was a HUGE Vincent Price fan and my father is OBSESSED with James Bond! While they were dating, they watched the original Star Wars in theaters!

My brothers and I grew up watching: Star Wars, Star Trek, DC, Marvel, anime, and other television shows and movies that satisfied our innate love of speculative fiction!

Now, I’m an ambitious writer with many WIPs. I’m an avid reader of science fiction, folklore, fantasy, classics, contemporary, graphic novels and manga, etc. I blog about books and other media that believe others would enjoy. I’m a contributor to Fantasy-Faction, too!

In addition, I enjoy running, playing video games, gardening, and watching sports! I cheer for Jamaica, Manchester United, the NY Giants, the NY Mets, and the NY Islanders!

I hope you enjoy my content!

“Episode 31: L.A. Young- ‘Race and Oppression in Sci-Fi'”–an episode recorded for the “Sisters of SciFi” podcast

“Storytelling in Speculative Fiction Reveals a Buried History”–an essay I wrote for the SFWA Blog.

Follow me at:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AquaVenatus

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aquavenatus

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/2905400-lois-young

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLOH5jwux5Wk3r5K2_z-ezQ?view_as=subscriber

9 comments on “About

  1. Mark Albert says:

    I read your review of “The Dragon Republic” from “The Poppy Wars” series and found it insightful. I always zone out on the parts I find don’t add to the story,even with a lot of authors I consider to be favorites, Like Stephen King and Frank Herbert. for some reason a lot of authors seem to consider packing their stories with words a must. (Ever read “The Infinite Jest”? I couldn’t finish it.)

    I’ve written an Epic Fantasy called “The Village at the Crossroads” and am in need of early readers who will leave an honest review in exchange for a free copy of the book.

    The story is about a demigod who can’t be harmed or do harm to anything. He just wants to be left in peace but finds himself caught up in a war with demons, accompanied by a princess, a general, a wizard and many other characters. He is at the center of a struggle for the very existence of humanity as they know it.

    I hope you will contact me.

    Thank you for your time.
    Mark

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  2. […] recently I started following AquaVenatus and Andreas, both of whom are interesting and insightful bloggers with excellent taste in books. […]

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