C.T. Blatchley is the author of the science-fiction novel The Weavers of Khro Atan. He has spent 30 years working on various projects with some of the world’s greatest illustrators. They include Angus McBride, an artist considered by many publishers around the world to be the greatest historical artist of the second half of the twentieth century. C.T himself is recipient of awards for painting and sculpting. He believes that novelists require imagination like plumbers require a pipe-wrench. Imagination is the writer’s most important tool, active every waking moment. The audiobook version of Blatchley’s novel was recorded by Jim Frangione, who has narrated hundreds of books and is known for the Dennis Lehane books. When not writing or otherwise creating art, C.T. reads and listens to music. Among his favorite authors: Sholokhov; Bulgakov; Goethe; Hardy; Conrad; Herbert; Bradbury; Heinlein; Christie; and John Le Carre. He loves the novels And Quiet Flows the Don, The Smiley Trilogy, Blood Meridian, The Brothers Karamazov, The Master and Margarita, Dune; Long Day’s Journey Into War, and The Great Siege. C.J. also enjoys opera, musicals, jazz, big bands, old films, and silent films.