Posts Tagged ‘review’

Contests! Two Contests!

Posted: 16th December 2010 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Contest #1Win a copy of Dave Freer’s Dragon’s Ring.  Contest #2Win a copy of James Enge’s The Wolf Age For a chance at a free copy of Dragon’s Ring login to Borders or BN.com and post a review for any Dave Freer book in print. Post a link to it in the upcoming post (at Http://Onyxhawke.LiveJournal.com) […]

Reviews, and Contest

Posted: 23rd April 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I love review of books, especially my clients books. And of course reviews of my clients books where the reviewer clearly loves my clients work, well that’s almost as good as selling the book was in the first place. So I’m going to do a contest that may be continued for other books but will […]

The Anti Slush Report + Where have I been.

Posted: 31st March 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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The past couple weeks have graced me with the time to read some really good books. Some are by authors I’ve only heard of in the last year or so, others are books I’ve owned for years and somehow just never opened. Way back in ’04 I won/purchased the first five Dresden Files books, autographed. […]

I’ve been reading a lot lately. I’ve blazed through months of slush. Some of which got rejected in the first three or four pages, some which held me until the end but didn’t quite tip the scale to being something I’d pick up. Some of the common problems have been; redundancy, black and white universes, […]

I shall post three links. These links are not safe for work. I repeat NSFW! The first is a link to something every  writer, editor, and agent should be required to read yearly. http://ww3.telerama.com/~joseph/cooper/cooper.html The second is a review and critical analysis of a history on American foreign policy since the end of the Cold […]

The Monkey Speaks!

Posted: 25th August 2007 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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The always entertaining Dave Freer  davefreer has updated his LJ twice in the last couple days after a hiatus. http://davefreer.livejournal.com/38925.html Go read.

Dave Freer; A Mankind Witch review

Posted: 20th June 2007 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Third in series is excellent stand-alone By Mark Lardas Contributor Published June 17, 2007 “A Mankind Witch,” by David Freer, Baen Books, $7.99 paperback, 499 pages. Cair Aidin is a corsair king whose ship sank out from under him. Fortunately, a passing ship rescued him. Unfortunately it was a Norse raider on a slave-hunting trip. […]