Phone Detox – A Public Experiment (Week 1 Results)

Welcome to Toonopolis, The Blog! Subscribe to email updates to make sure you don’t miss any reviews, giveaways, promotions, or updates about my work. Thanks for visiting! Last week I started my phone detox and decided to track the data publicly as a form of accountability. Here’s last week’s post: http://www.toonopolis.com/2019/02/25/phone-detox-a-public-experiment-day-1-results/. As it’s been one …

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Phone Detox – A Public Experiment (Day 1 Results)

Over the weekend, I read an amazing New York Times article by Kevin Roose (Do Not Disturb: How I Ditched My Phone And Unbroke My Brain) that really opened my eyes to my behaviors when it comes to my smartphone. I won’t reiterate most of his points here, because the article is worth reading! Go …

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Toonopolis Pokemon Go Pop Culture Giveaway!

tl;dr: Guess the pop culture references for my Pokemon from Pokemon Go below! Enter to win a $5 Amazon Giftcard! Entry options below! Long Version: I’m a big geek and I wanted to play a game using my Pokemon. When I write Toonopolis stories, I make a lot of pop culture references (those of us …

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Misanthrope Beechworth & The Dustwaste Wellspring Available Now!

Just a quick post to celebrate that the second Tales from Toonopolis novella, Misanthrope Beechworth & The Dustwaste Wellspring is now available on Amazon! For those of you that prefer books in print, fear not… the first Tales from Toonopolis collection of short stories & novellas is in production, including this story as well as the never-before-in-print Anchihiiroo – Origin of an Antihero. Stay tuned for deails! 🙂 …

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MarsCon 2019 Roundup Post

So this morning I woke up after a really fun weekend in Williamsburg, VA attending my first ever fantasy/scifi convention as an author: MarsCon 2019. Actually, it was my first one ever! After spending the first 7 years of my author career staying behind the keyboard, I started getting out last year for the first …

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Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Tales of the Peculiar Author: Ransom Riggs Genre: Urban Fantasy, Fable Release Date: September 3, 2016 Synopsis (from Amazon): Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in the Tales. Wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars. A fork-tongued princess. These are but a few …

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Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) Author: Marissa Meyer Genre: Science Fiction, Fairy Tale Retelling Release Date: January 3, 2012 Synopsis (from Amazon): Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows …

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Ever Upward (The Excelsior Journey, #2) by George Sirois, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Ever Upward (The Excelsior Journey, #2) Author: George Sirois Genre: Science Fiction Release Date: May 10, 2018 Synopsis (from Amazon): An ancient foe. A divided planet. An impossible choice to make. A newly established link between Denab IV and Earth has endangered both planets, causing Excelsior’s own people to turn against him. With General Hodera …

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Fellowship of Fantasy: Heroic Summer Giveaway!

Heroes! What would stories be without them? The Fellowship of Fantasy has put together an Incredible prize pack featuring fictional Marvels. If you have a Vision, you’ll want to get your hand on this Wonder of a collection, including a Woman Woman Journal, a Paperback copy of Hall of Heroes, and a ten ebook mini-library …

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Joshua N’Gon: Last Prince of Alkebulahn by Anthony Hewitt, Blog Tour!

Note: This is an informational post about a fairly recently released book by British author Anton Marks (writing this series as Anthony Hewitt). I did not personally have a chance to read the story due to life, but wanted to share the book with my blog readers as it sounds like a fun afrofuturistic story! …

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