Category Archives: Book Reviews

Checking out the competition: Part Two

A month or so ago, when summer was a newborn, I boarded an airplane to New Zealand with three new authors’ novels tucked into my Kindle. As an emerging writer, I’m interested in how my peers are doing, so I … Continue reading

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Writers read

Had a chance to do a fair amount of reading while on holiday in New Zealand.  On those ferry rides, not to mention the 12 hour plane flights. Tried out 3 new authors from Amazon’s Top 100 Free list–see my … Continue reading

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Mythica Book Review: Norse Code, by Greg van Eekhout

Writers need to read.  It’s easy for us to get to focused on writing (e.g. my recent obsession with writing rejections) but we can no more write without reading than a musician can play a tuba without listening to an umpa band … Continue reading

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Great | Stink | Confused

My writing is really starting to take off.  Four short stories published; two accepted for publication in the fall of 2012.  My mythica novel in progress, Ragnarök Willie, is progressing and even got some enthusiastic reviews with my tough-to-please critique group. I’m … Continue reading

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Mythica Book Review: Last Light of the Sun, by Guy Gavriel Kay

By happenstance I came upon Guy Gavriel Kay’s mythica novel, The Last Light of the Sun, at my favorite used book outlet (shameless plug: HospiceCare & Share, a non-profit thrift store operated by HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties).  To … Continue reading

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