A few months ago, Howard Tayler (creator of Schlock Mercenary) recommended a book on the “Writing Excuses” podcast. The book was THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. He sang its praises and described the basic premise–I was instantly intrigued, so I downloaded a copy of the audio and listened to it over the course of a week. It’s… Continue reading If this story were to happen in real life, we’d probably ruin the moment out of sheer stupidity.
One of the things that has helped/hindered the success of my book, REBEL HEART, is that there are a lot of other books out right now with that title. (I actually pilfered it from an instrumental by The Corrs, and it still screwed me.) I mean it helps because people who are searching for the… Continue reading Need a Title? Just Run it Out.
For the sake of posterity, here’s what really happened on one fateful day at the lake…contrasted with what you’ve probably heard from Uncle Ian.