A fascinating piece from Kristine Katheryn Rusch, readers! Business Musings: Let’s Talk Real Business, Shall We? Two weeks ago, I posted about agenting changes, and linked to a Hollywood Reporter piece about the new writer/agent relationship. Many of you had sent me that piece, because it is shocking in its happy talk about what is, … Continue reading Reposted: Business Musings: Let’s Talk Real Business, Shall We?
Whew! Apologies for the delayed review, readers. It’s been a busy time and I had to read this work in between breaks. Yes, it’s been that type of busy behind the scenes here at A Song of Joy and I am ashamed to say it has prevented me from reading and reviewing the early copy … Continue reading Review: White Ops by Declan Finn
Just in time for Christmas – Planetary Anthology Sol* is available for purchase as an audiobook! Now you can listen to “Let the Dead Bury Their Dead,” my superhero story, along with all the other great tales included in this collection surrounding the sun. Considering we are coming up on the feast of the birth … Continue reading Bulletin: Planetary Anthology Sol is an Audiobook!
Whew! I am finally making something akin to a dent in my TBR pile, readers! Today’s gem is a book by Karina Fabian, author of the DragonEye, PI* series and Space Traipse* books. She has also written the Neeta Lyffe* zombie apocalypse series and The Mind Over* trilogy, so she has a backlist you … Continue reading Review: The Old Man and the Void by Karina Fabian
I have to take a hiatus from my Writerly Sound Bites series this week, readers. Hopefully I'll be back with another one next week, but for the present, enjoy the great piece from J.D. Cowan in the link below. Be sure to check out my newsletter as well, or you might miss some exclusive content … Continue reading Reposted: Hope Against Trope
John Carter* is an enjoyable film. I, for one, would have paid to see it in theaters – if the title had been a little more clear on the fact that it was a science fiction film based on the book John Carter of Mars*, by Edgar Rice Burroughs*. As things stand, I saw it … Continue reading From Earth to Barsoom – Almost
Those who have read the Young Jedi Knights* saga from the original Star Wars* Expanded Universe may find the idea proposed in this piece familiar. One of the things that the Solo twins were allowed to do on their visits to Coruscant, the capital world of the New Republic, was to man the Millennium Falcon’s … Continue reading Ready, Aim, Fire…!
A howlingly good series of stories waits for intrepid werewolf fans in this collection! Wild Souls: A Werewolf Anthology* has some of the best werewolf fiction I have ever read within its pages. From the back of the book: Julie Frost is best known for her Pack Dynamics series. However, in this collection, she explores … Continue reading Review – Wild Souls: A Werewolf Anthology by Julie Frost
Although I do not keep up with The History Guy’s videos as much as I should, this particular recording jumped out at me when I stumbled across it. Taken for granted by many today, few stop to think about just how precious a paperback book is. Once upon a time, even after the advent of … Continue reading How the Paperback Revolution Changed History
The last time this author listened to an audiobook, it was on CD. While quite interesting, it required more attention than reading a novel. This means she had to be engaged in some kind of mindless activity that allowed her to focus on what is being read aloud rather than on what is before her … Continue reading Review – The Last Straw: A Critical Autopsy of a Galaxy Far, Far Away by John C. Wright