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a Pro at a Con

Originally posted on madgeniusclub:
What follows is a guest post from the ever-enthusiastic and energetic James Young. I haven’t done an event of this size as an author, but I have done this sort of thing as an entertainer, and I concur with him on most if not all points – especially being able to…

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Be the Clapper

Originally posted on madgeniusclub:
So I woke up this morning feeling tired.  Partly this is because I spent yesterday painting walls and waxing floors and things hurt.  Partly it is that I had a rousing battle with my bedclothes.  I don’t even know why.  I just now they were all tangled at my feet, and…

Review: Hand of God
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Review: Hand of God

Originally posted on Otherwhere Gazette:
This is a review of The Hand of God: A Homeworld Novel, by Eric Brown and Jason Cordova For the Earth Republic, victory over the Coalition was but a short reprieve. The alien Ra’tid are advancing, and there is little to stand in their way as they move towards Earth.…

It’s the Little Things
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It’s the Little Things

Originally posted on madgeniusclub:
We’ve all picked up the books that weren’t quite right. The wooden dialogue, the bits of research the author didn’t get right – and I’m being charitable, as I’ve picked up some that made me want to fly them across the room whilst I shouted uncomplimentary things about the author’s ideas…

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Write!

Originally posted on madgeniusclub:
Write. It all begins that way. You write. At least you write if you call yourself a writer. If you are one of our rare “just readers” readers, at ease. But if you call yourself a writer, write. I called myself a writer since I was six, when I decided when…