If you look at the title of the book, you will likely think it is full of writing advice on how to "write that book already!" It's not. This book is all about the publishing process after you've written and polished that book. In that, the title does seem a bit deceiving, and I am … Continue reading Friday Review: Write That Book Already! by Sam Barry and Kathi Kamen Goldmark
Month: February 2023
Why Is It Always “Pit Bulls”?
This is going to be a bit of a rant. Sorry, not sorry. Because this is something that just gets under my skin. We were watching our set of TV shows last week, and on two- yeah, TWO- of them, they leaned on the "mean, aggressive pit bull" trope. On one, the Good Guys were … Continue reading Why Is It Always “Pit Bulls”?
Friday Review: Getting the Words Right by Theodore A. Rees Cheney
My rating: 3 of 5 starsFirst, I will say that I picked this one up because revising has always been a chore for me. I know it needs done-my drafts are generally a mess! But it always seems such a daunting task that I get bogged down and end up procrastinating no end. I thought … Continue reading Friday Review: Getting the Words Right by Theodore A. Rees Cheney
Oh, February, Why Do You Last So Long?
I don't particularly like February. Yes, it's the shortest month of the calendar year in number of days, but it's also the longest, at least to me. It's a chilly, dreary, gray lump of a month. It's not really winter, although we will still get some winter weather. It's definitely not spring, but there will … Continue reading Oh, February, Why Do You Last So Long?
Friday Review: The Long Night of Centauri Prime (Legions of Fire #1) by Peter David
My rating: 3 of 5 starsThis first installment in Peter David's Legions of Fire trilogy, based on the scifi TV show Babylon 5, picks up almost immediately where the show left Londo Molari. He has been crowned Emperor of the new Centauri republic, but he also has been implanted with a Keeper by the Drakh. … Continue reading Friday Review: The Long Night of Centauri Prime (Legions of Fire #1) by Peter David