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Rating: PG10+ (If you love reading, then 10 is a good start.)
Comments: I threw in a LOT of similes and idioms. Feel free to ask what a certain sentence means.
Quick summary without spoiling to much:
It was in the middle of spring when the "Blizzard"
Updated 02-09-2011 at 02:44 AM by PenManShip
I was attracted by an article last June in The Wall Street Journal announcing the rather meteoric rise of ebooks, also the high altitude of royalties to authors. So after swearing not to I published without the aid of mid to high power NY house. Instead I hired a publicist, which during two months has been successful in booking more than twenty reviews, book giveaways, and interviews. My website's had an increasing number of visits. All very nice, what's not is my sales record. Hardly what it should
Episode 22 of The Dark InSpectre is now online, in which our faithful hero makes a new friend who’s literally too hot to handle.
Here’s an excerpt:
The pain stops. For long seconds I remain motionless. The thump of my heart, the rasp of my breath. These things remind me I am alive. A low moan escapes my lips as I roll onto hands and knees, feel the warm, grimy pavement beneath me. My head feels like a crisped marshmallow, about to ooze off the stick and go splat on the ground.
There comes a time in your life, well my life, when you have to ask the big question, do I have what it takes to write a book ?
The imagination, the dedication, and the skill.
Can I write one that other people will not only read, but pay good money for ?
Why on earth would I do this, when slobbing in front of the tele is so much easier ?
When I see Lawrence LLewellen Bowen, I realise my ego is not that large.
I Know Dan Brown has made a few bob, and I also know that
A little over two weeks ago I started writing a new book. It's 60 some pages, 13,000 or so words. This one is my own take on the Science and Philosophy of Alchemy. This book takes place in modern day Chicago, a 14 year old boy named Kaz Carmine, who is the main protagonist. He is attending Lane Tech High School, along with his best friend, Marcus Black, and his long time childhood friend and crush, Raine Williams. Kaz is very much struggling with his past. He is very emotional, and has a bit of