I blog on writing tips, write book reviews, share anecdotes about military life, and point out issues that crop up frequently in editing. I'll also share guest posts and interviews with my clients. My thoughts on the similarities between writing and woodworking can be found here.
|Posted on September 26, 2017 at 1:20 PM||comments (1)|
When white American orators are able to articulate their opposition to the presidency of Donald J. Trump as well and as clearly as Shannon Sharpe has done, then I will believe that we have some chance at solving the problems in our country and in the world.
What Shannon Sharpe said last night, his emphasis on the critical question “What are we showing solidarity against?” is where white American orators needs to focus. Until this happens, until a whit...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 9, 2017 at 6:05 PM||comments (0)|
Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
In the modern parlance, I am disappoint.
***This reviews contains spoilers***
Cline’s first novel came with a heavy promise of satisfying nostalgia and, if the hype was...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 13, 2016 at 12:25 AM||comments (3)|
Book Review: Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed
Science-fiction and fantasy stories are at their best when they truly fascinate, immersing the reader in new worlds or cultures. The best of the best will go one step further and encourage readers to more than fascination; they will engender an insatiable curiosity, the sincerest sympathy, and a boundless em...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 26, 2016 at 5:45 PM||comments (0)|
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
An engaging and often heart-rending tale of life in Revolutionary Iran and the years immediately after the Shah’s ouster (ca. 1978-1983).
The autobiographical story follows the author (Marji) on a path through the violence and turmoil around the Iranian Revolution. Marji learns the truth of ma...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 15, 2016 at 2:30 PM||comments (0)|
50 Feet of Trouble by Justin S. Robinson
Following up his smash hit, City of Devils, Justin Robinson returns to his horrific Los Angeles for another noir comedy monster movie mashup, starring the last human private detective in the greater LA basin: Nick Moss.
Like Nick’s first adventure, Fifty Feet starts off with a missing, um . . . a missing companio...Read Full Post »