This book is missing a few things: fully-developed characters, a narrative arc, a sense of cohesiveness. What is this book about? I don't really know. Yet I still read it. In fact, I read it with great interest, wondering what the author was going to come up with next. Writing is hard work, often unrewarding, … Continue reading Q&A with Jeff Bursey, Author of Unidentified man at left of photo
The twelve stories in Boy With A Problem tap into "the heart of our deeply human fear of failing to truly connect with others." Smart, compassionate, and insightful, Benjamin is able to say things through his stories without actually saying them. Gemma Marr, in her review at The Miramichi Reader, mentions the "one-sentence insights" that … Continue reading Q&A with Chris Benjamin, author of Boy With A Problem
A few weeks ago, I read This Godforsaken Place by Cinda Gault. (My review.) I was on a short vacation at the time, and it was the perfect read for it; part adventure, part history, and lots of fun. Happily, Cinda Gault agreed to an interview with me via e-mail. Also, if you are in … Continue reading Interview with Cinda Gault, author of This Godforsaken Place
The best thing about Aaron Cully Drake agreeing to an interview, is that I get another chance to tell you to go read this book. Go read it! (My review) The next best thing is getting to dig deeper into the inspiration behind the book, and into the mind of its author. Q: What inspired … Continue reading An Interview with Aaron Cully Drake; author of Do You Think This Is Strange?