Category: Reading

Sep 05

A World Of Their Own – New Release – A Charity Short Story Anthology (GIVEAWAY)

Share:Today marks the end of a long journey for myself and a slurry of fellow sci-fi and fantasy authors who became friends on the soon-to-be-defunct Authonomy website run by Harper-Collins. Back in 2010, the Alliance of Worldbuilders thread began to take off and became *the* go-to site for fantasy/sci-fi writers to share ideas, critique each …

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Aug 31

My Kindergartner Brings A Book Home And It Makes Me Angry (With Pictures!)

Share:My five year old came home from his first week of kindergarten last week ecstatic. Amongst all the new changes and new excitements in his life, he could not wait to tell me about the big room with lots of books. “And I got to take books home with me!” Now, having a fifth grader …

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Nov 13

Blog Tour de Troops – Review of Excelsior

Share:As a staff member of the Indie Book Collective (official title: web monkey), I try to be involved in every blog tour.  Not having the time to commit to being an author on the Veteran’s Day Blog Tour de Troops, I offered to review one of the books on the tour.  For those who don’t …

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Sep 19

Writing And Reading-Connected?

Share:I have heard many times people discuss how a good writer needs to be a good reader first.  I have always been an avid reader dating back to my childhood but only recently did I realize how strongly the two were connected, at least for me. When I was writing Toonopolis: Gemini, I was reading …

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Jul 04

Good Writer or Good Storyteller?

Share:My wife and I talk a lot about books.  While she is a much more voracious reader than I am at this stage in our lives, we often read the same books and discuss them afterwards.  One of the common conversations we have is whether or not the author was a good writer, a good …

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