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    Interview: Jan 20th, 2003

    Rick Kleffel

    How did you first find publication?

    Robert Jordan

    Well, I''s a long story. I'll try to make it short. The first novel I wrote was accepted by Donald Wollheim at DAW books. Then I asked for some changes in the contract, and he withdrew the offer. Later, that manuscript was sold to Jim Baen at Ace Books (at that time), and he was replaced by Susan Allison, who didn't like it, so she reverted the rights to me. Then that book led to me meeting a woman named Harriet McDougal who was starting her own publishing company, and that led to me writing a novel called The Fallon Blood, which her publishing company published. And I should add very quickly that, after that book was published, she and I started dating, and we've been married for twenty-odd years.

    Rick Kleffel

    Wow, that's a great story!

    Robert Jordan

    Well, that's the short form—the simple version.