UnCommon Minds Q&A: J.D. Harpley

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My new story, Sitala, has just been published in the UnCommon Minds anthology. To celebrate, I’m interviewing some of the authors about their stories. Today, I’m talking to J.D. Harpley about Inamorata. What attracted you to the UnCommon Minds project? The anothology hosts are fantastic, as is the UnCommon community, and the stories! It’s a lot to get excited about ^_^ What was the inspiration for the uncommon mind in your story? Partially, the novella I was writing at the time, and partially a really cool album that had just released (Celldweller – End of an Empire) What are you most proud of about the story? One of the underlying themes is about true beauty, what it means to be beautiful, and accepting what you are, as you are. I wish more people could believe that they’re perfect in their imperfections, and that it’s wonderful. If you could merge someone else’s mind with your own, who would you choose and why? I wouldn’t! Upstairs is my personal space, but if I had to pick, probably a stranger from far away who speaks another language, so we could teach each other about our cultures and seamlessly learn another language in an instant. What uncommon … Read More