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Category Archives: Reading
Shorts Anthology Review: The Time Travel Chronicles
Hello again. OOOH EXCITEMENT! I am within 35 pages of completing the synopsis! I can almost taste the completion… and can nearly smell the next re-write. Ugh. Anyway, here’s the review I’ve posted to Goodreads and Amazon for “The Time … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Reading, Writing Tagged Book Review, ebay, editing, Ernie Luis, Short Story, The Future Chronicles, Time Travel, Writing 3 Comments
Book Review: Star Wars Aftermath, by Chuck Wendig
I’ve been a bit busy of late (haven’t we all), so I thought I’d roll a bunch of updates and stuff into one post, starting with a brief review of a neato book I read: Chuck Wendig’s STAR WARS Aftermath! … Continue reading
Posted in Books, holidays, Reading, Writing Tagged Aftermath, Book Review, Cards Against Humanity, Chuck Wendig, editing, Holidays, PAX, Star Wars, Video Games, Writing 3 Comments
Pickled Zombies and Skull-splatting Madness. NOVELLA REVIEW: The Last Safe Place, by Rob Hart
I’m a simple guy. I like beer, explosions and zombies. There are other predictable predilections: bacon, beards, fantasy novels of sufficient girth to club an unsuspecting librarian into submission… Unless said librarian is a red-head with a one word, three … Continue reading
Posted in Reading Tagged Action, Book Review, books, characters, fiction, goodreads, Novella, Reading, Rob Hart, Zombies Leave a comment
I Have no Aversion to Good Novellas. REVIEW: Aversion, by Ernie Luis
I suddenly remembered that today is the day a particularly rad novella is released, and so here’s my review of same. I’m particularly keen to see more of this author’s work (my reviews for the first two novellas in this … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Reading Tagged Book Review, books, characters, Ernie Luis, fiction, goodreads, Reading, sci-fi, science fiction, short stories, Time Travel 1 Comment
Booky book book, thing about books and writing. And noodles.
It’s reallllly late, but I need to write a blog post because I’ve been writing one every day for the last three days and I don’t want the good times to end. *face hits keyboard* So ummmm… Ooo! I made … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Reading Tagged American Assassin, Kraft Cheese, Noodles, Ramen, Ramyun, Vince Flynn 3 Comments
DC Comics making “just for girls” line… a good thing marketed poorly?
I’m EXTREMELY pleased that DC Comics are trying to get girls into reading their stuff (I’m hoping my little Magpie daughter will take an interest when she’s older), but I wish they’d market it a little differently… “Just for girls?” So … Continue reading
Posted in Childrearing, Reading, Thoughts Tagged Chuck Wendig, Comics, DC Comics, Girls, kids, Kids books, Marketing 7 Comments
Cover Art Soon!
So, I got through maybe ten pages of editing today. Wahey! only 350 or so to go… Still, I did look at the most epic and amazing wonderment that is the intended cover-art. I’ve included a sneak tiny peek here, because … Continue reading
Book Review: Hounded, by Kevin Hearne. Iron Druids ‘n stuff.
Sitting cotside with an adorable newborn is a great feeling. It’s even more rad-i-sauce awesome-iffic when the noob in question is your own daughter. She’s staring at you with eyes bigger than the rest of her head, and you’re all … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Childrearing, Reading, Uncategorized Tagged babies, Book Review, books, fiction, goodreads, Iron Druid Chronicles, Kevin Hearne, newborns, Reading, urban fantasy Leave a comment
So I was nominated to do this “Bookshelf Tag” by The Paper Butterfly. She is one of the most energetic bloggers I know, always keen to learn more about writing, and is very generous with her time, and in giving … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Reading Tagged books, Bookshelf Tag, Carlos Ruiz Zafon, fantasy, fiction, Harry Potter, Jim Butcher, Raymond E. Feist, Reading, Terry Pratchett, The Hobbit, Tolkien, urban fantasy 7 Comments
What’s Up Wednesday #3
What’s Up Wednesday is a weekly blog hop created by Jaime Morrow and Erin Funk, to help connect writers on this writing journey. If you’d like to join, check out the blogs each week, get to know some of … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Reading, Writing Tagged Book Review, books, female characters, fiction, pirates, Reading, sci-fi, science fiction, short stories, tram, urban fantasy, What's Up Wednesday, Writing 7 Comments