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10 Essential Books to Kickstart Your Commercial Writing Career

A friend of mine just started to get into fiction writing with an interest in writing commercial fiction professionally. He asked me for some feedback and advice so I wrote him a small dissertation. Now, I’m not a NYT Bestseller (yet), but I’ve won my share of awards and my debut novel, . . . → Read More: 10 Essential Books to Kickstart Your Commercial Writing Career

February News – GRAVEYARD SHIFT SOLD!

Not much happened this last month. Things were pretty quiet. Nah, just kidding. Things got kind of insane really quickly. I’m kind of working three jobs right now and it is madness. Let me ‘splain.

No. There is too much. Let me sum up.

First, I got to take in Alton Brown’s live show with . . . → Read More: February News – GRAVEYARD SHIFT SOLD!

Reflections on “Jurassic Park” Twenty Years Later.

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Last night I went and saw Jurassic Park on the big screen for the first time in 20 years. My first thought was, “Holy smokes, am I that old now?” Yes, sadly I am. Then I was able to enjoy the film.

I’ve seen Jurassic Park more recently than 20 years ago. I have, (without . . . → Read More: Reflections on “Jurassic Park” Twenty Years Later.

Why I’m really not a Star Trek fan anymore…

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So the trailer for the sequel to JJTrek is on the horizon, they’ve announced that they are going to release 9 minutes of IMAX footage before The Hobbit all Chris Nolan style, and I’ve had to have this conversation more times than I’ve ever wanted to. See, I used . . . → Read More: Why I’m really not a Star Trek fan anymore…

Gamer for Life

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A friend recommended “Ready Player One” to me and I am loving it. Ernie Cline has written a very industry savvy novel here. YA with cross-over appeal? Check. Vaguely near-future sci-fi with elements of fantasy tossed in? Check. Future dystopia? Check. But where the book really shines is by summoning up all the nostalgia that . . . → Read More: Gamer for Life