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Jaleta Clegg a new Author’s interview

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Today we have a treat… we interview a new Author in the making. Jaleta Clegg. Her debut book is: Nexus Point, The Fall of the Altairan Empire (http://www.facebook.com/l/fd95c;http//www.nexuspoint.info)
Jaleta tell me something about you.

I’ve been married to the same man for over 24 years. We have eight children. We also have one ancient, toothless cat. I can kill zucchini just by planting it. I love to cook, mostly because I love food and the easiest way to get something really delicious is to make it yourself. Nothing quite satisfies the way serving a loaf of warm, fresh, homemade bread does. I also piece quilts mostly because I love contrasting colors and textures, painting pictures with fabric.

I have the world’s most awesome day job, too. I work at the Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center introducing hordes of school children to astronomy, physics, science fiction, and the sheer wonder of science. We’re upgrading to a digital planetarium system this summer. And I get to be the one to figure out how it works and how to program shows. I can’t wait!

Have any book(s) changed your life?

Many books have touched my life. One of the first I remember crying over was “A Wrinkle in Time”. That story spoke to me in a way that no other book had before. Andre Norton’s classic science fiction novels are still among my favorites. I loved the whole idea of traveling to other worlds, meeting aliens, (more…)