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Reading Uncritically

Oh, good! He’s going to blog about writing again! Yes, indeed. Sorry for the distractions. Over the years I have bailed out on more novels than I finished reading — sometimes after ten or twenty pages, sometimes halfway through Book … Continue reading

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Plot Problems

Lately I’ve been having trouble reading novels. Some books are so awful that I toss them aside quickly, but lately I’ve been finding that even when I like a book at the outset, somewhere along the line it starts to … Continue reading

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Reading: Whodunits

Being on vacation, I wandered into the local library and grabbed a couple of whodunits — Kate Wilhelm’s A Wrongful Death and Aimee & David Thurlo’s Red Mesa. I was up ’til 1:30 this morning finishing A Wrongful Death, and … Continue reading

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Reading

It’s been a long while since I read much fantasy or science fiction. Bad attitude is mainly to blame. But this week I’ve developed a serious craving to renew my familiarity with the Dark Arts. Ordered a stack of novels … Continue reading

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