Anne Charnock debut novel, A Calculated Life, was a finalist for the 2013 Philip K. Dick and Kitschies Golden Tentacle Awards. Her new book, Sleeping Embers of an Ordinary Mind, is out now. Her writing career began in journalism and her articles appeared in the Guardian, New Scientist, International Herald Tribune, and Geographical. She traveled widely as a foreign correspondent and spent a year over-landing through Egypt, Sudan, and Kenya. Visit her at annecharnock.com and follow her on Twitter @annecharnock.