Archive for the ‘Word’ Category

Chris Lough, in a recent column, reflected on George R. R. Martin’s struggle to complete The Winds of Winter, the sixth installment of Game of Thrones. For Martin, the increasing pressure to complete a manuscript reduces his creative output. His cure is to find other outlets to let off some steam and shift his […]

WORD: Favorite Books of 2015

Posted: 21st December 2015 by jazzdog in Novel, Story, Word, Writing
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Ah, another year comes and goes. This week I’m sharing a few of the authors  I especially enjoyed in 2015. What were your favorite books in the past year? Leave a comment and share wealth!   THE MECHANICAL, Ian Tregillis It’s 1927. The Dutch Brasswork Throne, with their clockwork tech and alchemy, rule the world […]

The Word: New Direction

Posted: 1st December 2015 by jazzdog in Word
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I’ve been away from the blog for some time. In the interim, I’ve been working with Ken Atchity at AEI as he shops THE FIVE PENS OF JOHANN around and completing another novel. The new work is tentatively titled THE BIFURCATION OF DUNGSTEN CREASE. It’s a fun little scifi romp. You can check out the synopsis […]