If you heard a high-pitched screech echoing from a distance that sounded like “WHAAAA!?” that was me after I finished reading ‘Spirit Dance’. I found Mr. Douglas Smith via the first book promotion I’ve ever done back in April, and I’ve since been going through his happily large back catalog. Read more…
As of today, I’ve managed to type 16,800 or so words, 8,000 of them for A Study In Magic. Not the 23,333 words I’m supposed to be at but close enough. I’ve churned 3,500 fully usable yesterday and 1,800 today. I call that a victory.
What about the other 8000 words? Half of them is the for the next story of Memory Chasers, my first original novel. The other half is self-indulgent garbage no one is evil enough to deserve. My interest veers from esoteric to downright geeky. I mean, just look at my November reading stack:
I’ve been meaning to write another “What I’m Reading Now” post. I have a book I can’t wait to share with you all…
by Jo Nesbø
I’ve heard of Jo Nesbø and noted his works sitting on the “New Release” shelf at the public library. After suffering through a disappointing work by P.D. James, I wanted to read a good crime novel. So I checked out the book the Internet said was one of Nesbø’s best.
WHERE WAS THIS ALL MY LIFE WHY DIDN’T I READ THIS EARLIER?! Or so I flailed about in my room as I swallowed the book in a single afternoon. This is what a crime story is meant to be! (more…)