The Vampire Diaries – Descent

The Vampire Diaries are back with a vengeance from where they left off last year! Woot! The episode opens with a bang with Jules waking up post-werewolf extravaganza near a camp full of dead bodies and miscellaneous body parts. She’s right in the middle of getting rid of all the evidence when a police car […]

LA Times Article: The Future of Reading

Neat article in the LA Times about the future of the publishing industry. It’s an interesting (and eye-opening) take on the role of traditional publishers and literary agents. Check it out. Book publishers see their role as gatekeepers shrink I’m starting to see more and more of this as mainstream multi-published authors separate from their […]

ABC’s V is back – alien teeth, hybrid babies, and all

Ok fine, so it’s been back for a few weeks. I’m just late to the ballgame, and of course if you’ve checked the posts lately on ABC, you will notice that they’re not doing any online re-airing of V episodes this season. Fortunately for you, I’ve already vented my understandable rage toward ABC and am […]

Syfy: Being Human

Being Human has finally come to the United States – a full-on American version, that is. Fans of the original British series, available on BBC America, have mixed feelings. For one, the core storyline is exactly the same: a vampire, a werewolf, and a ghost living together trying to be as normal and human as […]

Selecting An Agent – Literary or Publicity

I know that I haven’t written anything lately in my how-to series on finding and choosing a literary agent. I don’t have much to add if you’ve followed most of the advice I’ve posted in prior iterations, but there’s a couple key things I didn’t note before. I can’t emphasize the importance of this advice, […]

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