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SIX OF THE BEST… lessons learned this year from Thoughts of Dog

Thoughts of Dog is by far one of the cutest, sweetest, most heartwarming Twitter accounts you'll ever read. Created in March 2017 by the same people who bring you WeRateDogs, it's the story of a [...]

By |April 11th, 2018|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things no one tells you about self-publishing

I have a book coming out on Monday. No, this column is not just a way for me to push my book on you. I mean, if you'd like to read it, then by all [...]

By |November 18th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

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… writing tips that I could come up with

In celebration (or something) of NaNoWriMo, I've written a series of columns full of writing advice and tips. This is one of them. Look, most of us nerds do want to be writers of some [...]

By |November 10th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|2 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… writers to take over for George RR Martin

It's well-known by fans of A Song of Ice and Fire that George RR Martin has had some health problems in the past, some of which contributed to the delays in his latest book. Also, [...]

By |July 9th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… lesser-known kid-focused books with genre elements

If you're reading this article, odds are good you know who Neil Gaiman is and that he's written multiple books for younger readers, including the wildly-successful Coraline* and the newer The Graveyard Book. You probably [...]

By |June 11th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

Identifying as GEEK: Bella Blitz

Believe it or not, there was a time when I didn’t care about Star Wars. I didn’t know the name Joss Whedon, I couldn’t define cosplay, and I could have cared less about who the [...]

By |October 23rd, 2012|Memoirs of a Geeksha|4 Comments