Book Review – Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett

Foundryside is the latest book from Robert Jackson Bennett, who previously wrote the “Divine Cities” trilogy.  I mostly knew him from the shenanigans he, Sam Sykes, Chuck Wendig and others get up to on Twitter.  Checking out new authors that way hasn’t steered me wrong yet. Sancia is a thief, who operates out of Foundryside,… Continue reading Book Review – Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett

Book Review – Archivist Wasp

For months, one of my online friends has been recommending Archivist Wasp to pretty much everybody.  It was on my list to check out some day, but when it went on sale a few weeks back she decided to just gift the book to a few of us and be done with it.  I’m very… Continue reading Book Review – Archivist Wasp

Book Review – Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy

I keep an eye out on NetGalley for books that may some day interest my kids, and I became curious about Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee when I saw it was one of the most requested books on the site.  What I found was a fast-paced reimagining of the Snow Queen story… Continue reading Book Review – Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy

NaNoWriMo? Should I subject myself to this again?

Why am I considering this?  Shall I torment myself yet another year?  Yeah, actually, I think so.  Looking at the 10 Types of writer’s block I linked earlier, I think I might have a way past the ones that typically take me down.  I have ideas, and I think I can strangle my inner critic,… Continue reading NaNoWriMo? Should I subject myself to this again?

Friday Finds – Jumping the Shark

Solid week, things are easy at the office.  Here are the week’s posts: Movie Review – Captain America: The First Avenger – Cap rocks, even if the Red Skull didn’t. Old Game Tuesday – Heroes of Might and Magic – Got me playing this again (III Complete), at least until my wife plays me and… Continue reading Friday Finds – Jumping the Shark