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Ranking Murakami?

Eddy Rathke was talking about Haruki Murakami recently on Facebook, particularly with respect to criticism of Murakami’s writing. Joseph Michael Owens engaged in the discussion and happened to mention that he thought Kyle Muntz and I should post about our … Continue reading

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I Did A Lot More Work Than I Had To

I posted a little while back about the number of books I’d read of the various authors whose books I’d read most of in response to similar postings by fellow writers Kyle Muntz and Joseph Michael Owens. However, I just … Continue reading

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Authors I’ve Read The Most

I noticed that fellow writers Kyle Muntz and Joseph Michael Owens had posted lists recently regarding what authors they had read the most and how many books respectively. I wanted to participate as well, though I’m not as sure of … Continue reading

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Stop By And See Me At The River Otter Press/Grey Sparrow Table At AWP!

Hey! Are you going to be at AWP next week in Boston? Why not stop by and see me at the River Otter Press/Grey Sparrow table at the bookfair? I’ll be there quite a bit. You can buy a copy … Continue reading

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Inventing A New Kind Of Steampunk Subgenre

Joseph Michael Owens got me to read The Difference Engine the other day. I enjoyed it quite a bit, but that isn’t really important right now. What is important is that it got me thinking about a new possible steampunk … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Story Titles That Just Didn’t Work Out

Joseph Michael Owens frequently imagines title versions of important novels that would not have been quite as successful. For example, Limited Teasing or The Adequate Gatsby. I thought we’d do the same thing with H.P. Lovecraft stories. As such, here … Continue reading

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An Anti-Valentine To Amazon

Since it is Valentine’s Day, I’d like to wish my wife a happy Valentine’s Day. I would also like to send an anti-valentine to Amazon.com. Though I love my wife, I do not love Amazon.com very much right now. Amazon … Continue reading

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FREE MONEY!!!! Okay, Maybe Not, But I Do Want To Remind People About The Grey Sparrow Press Launch Reading At The Loft Friday October 21, 2011

Sorry, for resorting to trickery in the post title there, but I do want to remind people about the Grey Sparrow Press Launch Reading at the Loft (Suite 200, Open Book, 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415) Friday October … Continue reading

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Thank You Goodreads For Making It Harder To Get To The Recommendations I Really Need To See

I just want to thank Goodreads.  After all, it was entirely too easy to get to the recommendations people made to me before.  I just had to go to the main page and click a single link.  Things are so … Continue reading

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Grey Sparrow Press Launch Reading At The Loft Friday October 21, 2011

I just wanted to give people a head’s up that Grey Sparrow Press is having a launch reading at The Loft (Suite 200, Open Book, 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415) on Friday October 21, 2011.  I thought some … Continue reading

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