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Book Review: Steven Brust’s Jhereg

December 30, 2015 | No Comments

  Sometimes a novel comes out and you rush to buy it and devour it right away. Other times, you hear about how great one is and don’t get around to it for a while. Jhereg is one where I heard

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Book Review: Chuck Wendig’s Zer0es

December 4, 2015 | No Comments

  My Amazon review, will expand later: As someone of roughly the same age as the author, and with a similar experience growing up with many late nights of connecting to BBS boards via 2400ish baud modems, I could definitely see were

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Book Review: Elizabeth Bear’s Range of Ghosts

November 2, 2015 | No Comments

  From my Amazon review, will expand more later: I went into this book having only read Ms. Bear’s Hammered, a definitely different genre (but also a good read for cyberpunk fans). What I loved about the book, was it’s departure from

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What do I as a reader deserve from the author?

September 29, 2015 | No Comments

If you spend enough time on the internet/social media you have probably come across this scenario.  A writer will post on their blog or social media about something they are doing in their life.  Such author is popular, and usually

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Things I Read-The 1980s

September 22, 2015 | No Comments

What I recall reading (and in most cases still have the books) from the 1980s in no particular order, and I’m sure I’m missing swathes of books I read and will remember later:   Black Company series Dune and sequels (read while recovering

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Time to write, Part 2-the author changes direction

September 17, 2015 | No Comments

So after deciding it was time to write, I knuckled down and pounded out 2500 words in 2 or so days.  But as I did it, I realized that I didn’t like the way it was going, because I had

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Time to write!

September 15, 2015 | No Comments

Ok, so I am one of those people who has dreamed of writing for most of their life, but other than a few early attempts that were not very good, I have let my insecurities and fears rule me.  I

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