Archive for July, 2009

ASR – Three for the fun

Posted: 23rd July 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I really enjoyed all three of these books, and each is different from the other. Two were my introductions to the writing of the authors, one was a second trip into a twisty mind. First up was The Demons Lexicon this is a YA by Sarah Rees Brennan set in the UK. The main character […]

Another interview

Posted: 12th July 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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The always interesting Michael Ventrella decided to stress his ability to be so by interviewing me. It’s a fairly short interview, but he he’s got several other good ones up on his blog. Enjoy.

Attacking the Slush Pile

Posted: 4th July 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Ah yes, another week of slush reading. Some of the more common reasons for rejection: Head hopping. Lack of emotional traction. Lurid and impossible description. Poor plot progression to description ratio. And apropos of nothing, I’m almost ready to believe I can tell how fast something will be rejected by what font is used.