Tag Archives: China Mieville

What I’m Reading (June Edition)

AS ALWAYS, THOUGH I’VE NEVER SAID THIS BEFORE, SPOILERS AHEAD. BE WARNED!!!! Extra Virginity by Tom Mueller Is it enough to say that reading this book caused me to go out and buy non-grocery store olive oil? To drink shots … Continue reading

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On Finding Out Someone’s Already Written What You Are Writing

I started my first novel in 2001 in a class at the University of Florida run by David Leavitt.  During my time in Florida, those students in fiction and those students in poetry were kept carefully separate in school.  Outside … Continue reading

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Shortcut #50: Un Lun Dun

To balance the bile of a few days ago, here is a review of a book (and a writer) I love. Love is perhaps a little strong.  How about really, really like a lot. But, then again, love might be … Continue reading

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Gearing Up to World Creation

Tomorrow my young-adult writing group will be meeting.  We’re all writing in the realm of fantasy or, at least, unreality.  I’m first on the chopping block because my novel, unlike the others, is complete (Note: this doesn’t mean it’s done… … Continue reading

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