In Price of Duty, when Jake Liddell returns home from the Forever War, it is not a reference to Joe Hadleman’s marvelous science fiction novel by the same name. Instead, sadly, it is a reference to the very real war that the United States has been involved in since 2001.
How I Learned to Write What I Knew
by Todd Strasser
In a few weeks, my new YA novel, Price of Duty, will be published. To the best of my knowledge, it will be my 103rd novel. I guess I’ve learned a few things about writing over a career that’s spanned more than forty years, but perhaps the most…