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Cover to Cover #354A: Jim Butcher

Interview: Mike and Mike chat with the inestimable Jim Butcher about his latest Dresden Files novel, Turn Coat. They talk about the search for storylines, the growth of characters, and the present and future potential for abuse of a character, and more.

Does writing a long series change the way a writer approaches the process of a new story, or of writing in general?   [Read more...]

Cover to Cover #346A: Unintended Story Pictures

MRM ambushes Stack with tidbits from his junk email file... as examples of how poor word choices, in both your ad copy and your fiction, can paint a different picture in the reader's minds than the one you had intended for them to see.

Voicemail: Trampas suggests a topic, "Buying Books For All the Wrong Reasons", as he relates the results of an impulse buy; Darcy's dad Tim relays a question asking if you can objectively enjoy a good story written by a writer you don't personally like   [Read more...]

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As a solid Trek fan I am always on the lookout for good books on the franchise, and Star Trek FAQ comes through in spades.   [Read more...]

Review: "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline

It's a little intimidating to review a book that has been so widely (and positively) reviewed. For authors, I think it would be useful to study this campaign and see what has made it so successful.   [Read more...]

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The world is a fairly orderly place, talking mice, gorgons, Chupacabra... these are things of fairy tales, mythology and supermarket tabloids. Not so in Seanan McGuire's new novel Discount Armageddon, the first book in her new InCryptid series.   [Read more...]

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