Category Archive: Reading

Quit Reading

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Now before some of you scream SACRILEGE! or start coming after me, pitchforks in hand, hear me out. I love to read. I cannot go to bed at night without cracking open a book. Even… Continue reading

How to Review Your Novel on Kindle WITHOUT Uploading It for the World

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As I’ve stated before, I’m in the middle of revising my novel. So part of the process is to read the work as a reader (as mentioned in Amy N’s helpful post). So… Continue reading

Stray Sparks: The Non-Fiction

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A couple of years ago while looking for new things to read, I started to take notice of what the authors I like to read are reading. I even attended a panel at… Continue reading

Confessional Classic: I Love Your Books, But…

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Oh, how I love me some fantasy novels. They are a pleasure without the guilt because when they’re good, they’re really good. And there’s so many sub genres to choose from: Urban Fantasy (The Dresden… Continue reading

Reading at Midnight

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Months ago I strolled through the online library in search of new things to read. That’s where I came across Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt. I remembered seeing the movie… Continue reading

I Love Your Books, But…

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Oh, how I love me some fantasy novels. They are a pleasure without the guilt because when they’re good, they’re really good. And there’s so many sub genres to choose from: Urban (The Dresden Files… Continue reading

I’m Open

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Most years I have one or two books I’m absolutely can’t wait to get my hands on. A book that’s makes me retire early to bed just so I can get a few… Continue reading

Three Forthcoming Fantasies to Foam Over

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WordPress ate the first version of this post. It’s never done that before, and when I say ate, I mean mercilessly devoured, leaving no drafts whatsoever, only the title and tags, like little scraps… Continue reading

How to Read like an Editor

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by Kristine Kathryn Rusch I modified this from a piece I originally wrote for Science Fiction Writer’s Marketplace and Sourcebook, Writers Digest Books, 1994. Back then, I edited The Magazine of Fantasy &… Continue reading

From the Stacks Master Class: Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower

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From the Stacks is a reoccurring feature where PLC reviews less-recently published books that we feel deserve more attention. Today I’m going to be talking about Octavia Butler’s classic novel, Parable of the… Continue reading

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