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Interview with Sara J. Henry

Recently I reviewed Sara J. Henry’s Learning to Swim Today I have the honor and privilege of interviewing her on my site. So, without further ado, here’s Sara. Could you please give us a rundown of your debut novel, Learning To Swim. Here’s my favorite description: While standing on theRead More …

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Interview with Karen Dionne

It is my great privilege and honor to interview fellow Michigander and author Karen Dionne just two days before her new book, Boiling Point, is released. Karen, along with Chris Graham, founded the writers forum Backspace in 2004, which I managed to find, to my eternal gratitude, shortly after itsRead More …

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Sunday Brunch – 11/21/2010

It’s been a hectic week between trying to crawl my exhausted self to the finish line of Meter Maids Eat Their Young and jumping back onto the promo wagon for Stealing The Marbles. Jayne, my editor over at Rebel, who has had to doff a PR hat to go withRead More …

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Remembering Kurt Vonnegut

Anytime the subject of favorite authors comes up, Kurt Vonnegut is always the first author that springs to my mind. I’ve read a lot of books over the years, enough to fill a medium sized library, and I’ve been influenced by a lot of writers. But Vonnegut influenced more thanRead More …

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Interview With Ian Barker

I have the honor and privilege of interviewing Ian Barker, author of Fallen Star which will be released by Rebel e Publishers on November 1st. Following in the footsteps of our writer friend Cat Connor, what is your favorite takeout meal? Being British I feel as though I ought toRead More …

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EJ and the Ironic Reading Material

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of YA despite the fact that I’m about as far from YAhood as one could possibly get and still be animated. I like YA. The stories I’ve been reading are original and fresh with some really quality writing. A. S. King’s The Dust ofRead More …

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Books, The Ultimate Entertainment

“Buddy, can ya spare a dime?” Back in 29 a dime might have gotten you an overcooked cuppa Joe and a stale donut. Today, it wouldn’t buy you the paper cup. In this twenty-first century example of financial crash-and-burn, entertainment is going to be hard to come by. Most anyRead More …

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Rolling

I’ve been on a roll lately and haven’t had the time for the blog that I would like. But then, from the total lack of comments I get and noticing in my stat program that most of the hits I do get are coming from spammers, I suppose it doesn’tRead More …

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Stealing The Marbles

The end of 06 draws nigh, it’s snowing in Albuquerque, and I have finally finished the rewrite of Stealing The Marbles. I liked the story well enough the first time around. It got me an agent, however unprofessional that agent may have conducted himself during the time he pretended toRead More …

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Finn

Back when I was a wee lad, oh so many years ago, the nearest library was a mile away from my home, at the corner of Burt Road and Finkell Street in Detroit. In my child’s mind it was a vast stone building gleaming white as the heart of aRead More …

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I Don’t Do Book Reviews

I don’t do book reviews. I might tout a book I really like, as I have from time to time in this blog. I’ll talk to the buyers at Indie bookstores, suggest books to my local library and talk my friends into at least considering the purchase of books IRead More …

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Predators of the Unwary Writer Redux

From time to time I post about the scum-bag agents and publishers out there who prey upon the unwary writer. This is a serious item to me. Back in July I posted Predators of the Unwary Writer, which I won’t repeat here. You can link over to it if youRead More …

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