Michelle is an author, book­seller, and lover of liter­ature based in Toronto. She writes fantasy novels as both Michelle Sagara and Michelle West (and some­times as Michelle Sagara West). You can find her books at fine booksellers.

Cast in Flame red

Cast in Flame


by Michelle Sagara

ANY DAY THAT STARTS WITH DRAGON ARGUMENTS IS GOING TO BE BAD.   Kaylin returned from the West March in one piece. Now that piece is fraying She’s not at home in the Imperial Palace — and she never intends to be. All she wants is normal garden-variety crim­inals and a place of her own....

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    • November 2014, State of the Writer

      First: I want to wish everyone who cele­brates it a Happy Thanks­giving! (In Canada, we cele­brate in October). Second: I’m sorry I’ve been off-line. Tech­ni­cally, I’m still off-line, but I get the sense that people are beginning to worry, so I wanted to quickly say: I’m alive. November 2014 has not been the best November (Read more...)

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    • Worldcon 2014 schedule

      My Loncon3 (Worldcon 2014) schedule: How Does Book­selling Shape the Genre We See? Friday 11:00 — 12:00, Capital Suite 2 This panel will explore how book­selling works, and how it’s changed over the past decade. How do book­sellers and publishers interact, and what infor­mation do they use to choose what to stock, and how? (Read more...)