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SIX OF THE BEST… narrative devices you can’t use anymore (because they’re cliche’d)

Out of a sense of maudlin more than anything else, the week of Christmas I pulled up the Dunesteef episode where they ran published my novelette Secret Santa. I enjoyed listening to it again, but [...]

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SIX OF THE BEST… reasons to watch the movie first

A lot of people swear by the whole "I'm reading the book and then watching the movie (or show)" thing. I did it for Game of Thrones, churning through all five novels before I even [...]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things about being Mark Oshiro (part 2 of 2)

You may remember last week (part 1) when I introduced you to Mark Oshiro of Mark Reads/Watches, a man who is literally living the dream: his full-time job is watching TV and reading books, and [...]

By |October 15th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

SIX OF THE BEST… things about reading A Song of Ice and Fire after everyone else

My friend Courtney used to get on my case about never reading the Game of Thrones books. I was resistant -- the author hasn't finished the series, after all -- and even when we were [...]

By |June 18th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments