Marianne de Pierre periodically hosts authors on her message board, and, starting from tomorrow night, and for the next few nights you can ask the excellent SF author Jon Courtney Grimwood all manner of writerly and readerly questions.
I must admit that I hadn't actually read any JCG until this last week. Now all I can say is, how cool is Ashraf Bey?*
*Well, he really is a very charming character, of course I can say more than that, how else did I order my lunch today?