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Devils in Daylight

Devils in Daylight by Junichiro Tanizaki (1886 – 1965) was first written in 1918, but not published in English until 2017. I read this 2017 New Directions edition translated by J. 937 more words


The Woman in the Dunes

The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe (1924 – 1993) was first published in 1962.  I read the Vintage International edition from 1991. The novel won the Yomiuri Prize. 1,123 more words


I've only gone and sold a load of bloody books!!!

I woke up this morning on my day off and very slowly opened up my emails etc… to see what was going on. I then opened my KDP Amazon site to see if I’d sold any books. 115 more words


WONDER (2017) - Sincere Story of Middle School Acceptance a Crowd-Pleaser

I read the novel Wonder by R.J. Palacio last year and thoroughly enjoyed it. Its message of tolerance and inclusion at the middle school level was spot-on, its characters so fleshed out it was easy to forget it was a work of a fiction, and the way it told its story was fresh and insightful. 1,414 more words

Reblog: 5 Ways to Save Your Character From A Drowning Story

Hey, gang! I’m down south visiting family in Anchorage Alaska, and getting very little writing done while I instead plan vacations, bake all the things, and hold the tiniest of humans far more than is necessary.  646 more words

Writing Tips

Fantasy novel finished and out for submission

This week marks a major milestone in my writing career: after 5 drafts and a concept that was born 4 years ago, my fantasy novel is finally out on submission. 142 more words


Hello, Team Grendel! Goodbye, Team Grendel!

Well, the time has finally arrived!

Team Grendel is on their last mission! Mega 6: No Man’s Island is out and ready for all you fans of Grendel, Ballantine, and the whole crew of the Beowulf III. 132 more words

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