Writing is not as easy as it seems.
Well, that’s not entirely true. Writing is pretty easy, you just sit down and put letters together to make words, which make sentences, which make paragraphs. What I meant to say is, writing quality fiction is not as easy as it seems.
I have good news and bad news to share with you. The good news: I finished writing the novel project I was working on. Cue celebration.
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The other day I went to a local restaurant where the people know me as a regular. As I paid for my meal the cashier asked me, “Hey, so what do you do for a living anyway?” And instead of proudly proclaiming, “I, sir, am I writer! A wordsmith, a stringer of sentences, a paragon of paragraphs!” I sort of blanked. I chuckled to myself and eventually told the person, “I am actually a writer.” As if I couldn’t believe it myself.
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With a new year upon us I am laying out new goals to aim for by the end of 2017. Yet, in the first few days of the new year my plans have already taken extremely unexpected turns. All good turns, mind you, which involve more writing. But unexpected just the same.
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For the past few weeks I’ve been up to my eyeballs in writing. I’ve finally found my groove for the latest novel and each day is seeing more words added to the word count.
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For this In My Opinion Review I’ll be covering a book published by the one and only Randal Eldon Greene titled Descriptions of Heaven.
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A short while ago I met a fellow budding author named Randal Eldon Greene who was just starting off his journey into the big bad world of publishing.
Just look at that handsome devil
He was kind enough to offer some support and encouragement on my writing earlier this year, and now that his writing is being published I wanted to help support him in return. His first book, titled Descriptions of Heaven, has finally been released and is available through his site here, or on the mighty Amazon here.
Spoiler Alert: It’s a good book
One of the ways I wanted to help Randal was by pimping out his story to my followers and helping readers get to know him a little better. Randal graciously agreed to answer some questions for a short interview.
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Are you familiar with quantum computing and cryogenic freezing? How about generation ships and artificial intelligence? If so, Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson is just for you.
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For this In My Opinion review I’ll be highlighting a book you should stay away from, unless you have copious amounts of time on your hands and a passion for the inexplicably weird. Try not to get creeped out, this week I’m talking about False Memory by Dean Koontz.
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Are you familiar with the Stanley Kubrick movie The Shining? You know, the movie that made us all afraid of twins and empty hotels?
Are you familiar with Stephen King’s novel which Stanley based his movie off of? No? Well go read it, and try not to get too scared, because this week’s In My Opinion Review I’m talking about its sequel, Dr. Sleep by Stephen King.
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