Sandra Medlock began her business career as a technical editor for a small publishing company, then moved to business writing and management positions with local corporations. Along the way she wrote and edited business and nonprofit newsletters, ad copy, user manuals, and training curriculum. She founded two computer training companies for local entrepreneurs and produced two local radio shows on computer technology. Before leaving the business world to raise and homeschool her daughter. She ran the computer training department for a global manufacturer. In addition to her business writing projects, Sandra was a weekly columnist for regional papers. She currently tutors online math and writing classes, teaches music, and writes and edits science fiction short stories, novels, and anthologies. She lives in Texas with her husband and three very needy pets.
Roundtable discussion of The Founder Effect – an anthology of interstellar colonization. Dr. Rob Hampson and Sandra Medlock – editors of The Founder Effect – lead a discussion of the shared world of Cistercia with contributors: Monalisa Foster, Chris Kennedy, Les Johnson, David Weber, Mark H. Wandrey, DJ Butler, Dr. Brent M. Roeder, Christopher L. Smith, Cathe Smith, Sarah Hoyt, Dan Hoyt, Dr. Vivienne Raper – and joined by Brad Torgersen toward the end of the panel.