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Because a friend thought it would be fun to watch a film about a screenwriter (Christian Bale) with a former screenwriter (me) and see how I would react: “Okay, no. Just no. First off, no screenwriter is this good-looking. And … Continue reading
Link: “First Ever Self-Destruct Novel Launched by James Patterson” Synopsis: The “world’s best-selling author” (who doesn’t actually write his own books) has a cunning plan to save traditional publishing. First, one lucky fan gets the privilege of paying $294,038 to … Continue reading
This year, I will refuse to buy or read books where the blurb contains the phrases “ancient enemy,” “ancient evil,” “chosen one,” or “devastating plague.” “Zombies” is going to be a pretty tough sell, too.
There’s this novel. I wrote it shortly after my screenwriting days, back when my would-be writing career found itself at square one again. No agent would read it. No publisher would look at it. I knew my query letters sucked, … Continue reading
I spent ten years as a struggling, almost successful screenwriter. The first five years were one of the best times of my life. The second five years, not so much. Broken Eden was written near the end of those second … Continue reading
Fat White Vampire Otaku by Andrew Fox Andrew Fox has one of the most unique, off-the-wall voices of any writer alive. And to say I’m a fan is an understatement, given he’s the author not only of Fat White … Continue reading
Video blogger Ross Palmer-Willmott reviews Let No False Angels and five other worthy indie books. My part starts around 1:45. Thank you, Ross!
If only the rest of my life could be so clearly marked…
Link: “The Amazon E-Book Price Fandango: In Which a Corporation Shares Its Opinion, Because Apparently Corporations Have Those Now?” Synopsis: Head-scratching (and lengthy) comparison of the ice cream and e-book industries followed by criticism of someone else’s “poor analogy.” Not particularly … Continue reading