When I decided, lo, the many years ago, that I was going to quit pretending to be writer and actually put some effort into, you know, writing, I had many, many expectations. I expected I’d put a lot of silly words down. I expected I’d have to keep at it until I didn’t suck anymore. … Continue reading My Friend Has A Book Out In The World: FREE AGENT by JC Nelson Is Out Today!
If you don’t mind me dragging you a bit—by the arms and legs or hair or whatever works—down memory lane, in a previous Look, I read a book post, I mentioned how I’d gotten to a point where I was struggling somewhat reading fantasy novels. So it came as something of a surprise to myself … Continue reading Look, I read a book: Under the Empyrean Sky by Chuck Wendig
I’ve been struggling with fantasy novels lately. For reasons that I largely suspect lie smack dab at the crossroads of It’s Not You and It’s Me, I just can’t get full invested. I read a chapter or two and then I kinda go, “meh" and start looking for kitten memes on the internet*. I’m apparently … Continue reading Look, I read a book: Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed
I’m not messing around when I said “a quick warning,” because I’ve reached that point again. I’ve got the last few chapters of OTHER THING in my sights, meaning I expect to finish it this week. Huzzah for finishing drafts of books, right? Right. Except. I’ve given myself a pretty firm deadline to type the … Continue reading A quick warning and a tale of two books
Truth be told, I should have read Dragonflight a long, long time ago. Originally published in 1968, this book has been around since, well, as long as I’ve been alive. Longer, even. It’s one of those books, the ones that anyone purporting to have any semblance of “geek cred” is assumed to have read—and cherished … Continue reading Look, I read a book: Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey