… is that people read your books and then write to you. Occasionally they might have a gripe but for the most part they are encouraging and uplifting, or straight out entertaining. Many thanks to Lyndsay who has been reading the The Sentients of Orion and came across a picture of a tardigrade soft toy, which he sent to me. Anyone who’s read the books will understand the significance. I had to laugh when I saw this little cuddly fellow though, who is a lot nicer than the ones in my books.