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Review: The Mortification of Fovea Munson

This was an advanced reader copy for the June 2018 publication. There are minor spoilers ahead. Title: The Mortification of Fovea Munson Author: Mary Winn Heider Stars: ★★★ If you enjoy anatomical puns, this books for you. It's a lot of word play more so than anything actually related to the meaning of the medical terms, so... Continue Reading →

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Author Interview: Katherine Toran

On the blog this week, I’m featuring #PitProm Winner and #TeamFantasy Queen, Katherine Toran! Katherine Toran is a brilliant author, and the #PitProm team has their fingers crossed that we’ll see her young adult high fantasy, The Witch and the Demon, in print someday soon! Twitter Pitch: Fleeing a witchhunter, autistic Ebba sells her heart to... Continue Reading →

Focus Issues

I have two modes: 1) hyperfocus and 2) no focus. This can be terrible in writing. With my doctoral work taking up most of my time, any extra time is generally dedicated to writing, but that doesn’t always work well if I can’t get my brain to saddle up with me. Because of this, I... Continue Reading →

Why Batman?

Batman is a terribly popular character. Maybe due to his wealth and enviable physique. Maybe because he's human when so many aren't. Maybe it's his brain. He's damn near (if not the) smartest man in DC. I've seen numerous arguments about why he's the best (or the worst) character in DC canon. Honestly, I'm a... Continue Reading →

The Embrace of Books

There’s magic in the written word. In an instant, you are transported. I grew up beside Harry, Ron, and Hermione, racing through the halls of Hogwarts. When the One Ring needed to be dropped in Mt. Doom, I volunteered beside Frodo. I’ve fought alongside the Mockingjay. My entire life has been lived in side-quests hidden... Continue Reading →

Just Read

There are two types of people I've seen who mention on social media that they don't read. Firstly, those who claim not to have the time. These ones often express desires to write which seems so counterintuitive to me. The second do so in some twisted attempt to knock down the value of the written... Continue Reading →

A Digression in Negativity

I've discussed the people filled road to success in earlier posts. It's the reality which gives extroverts an edge in business, but there's a dangerous edge which aspiring authors have - at times - internalized. You are owed nothing. Instant success doesn't exist. There isn't a magic doorway into millions of books sold without an inch... Continue Reading →

Debut, who?

Monday posts will continue as normal; however, I will also be posting from July 1st until the 7th (save Monday the 4th). What will these blogs consist of? Character introductions - the who's who of my debut! Book blurb - back cover speculation and discussions there. If anyone has any questions, feel free to comment.

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