The Fine Art of Reviewing

Leigh / October 25, 2012

ETA: Amazon is now apparently deleting all author-penned reviews, so some of my points are now moot. [link] However, it’s still a good soapbox in general, so feel free to keep reading. Lately I’ve seen a disgusting amount of author bashing in reviews. I don’t generally go on diatribes and I don’t usually respond to such people, but yesterday was…

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Gearing Up for NaNoWriMo

Leigh / October 20, 2012

As some of you may have noticed, a new section appeared recently on the site: Young Adult. Inside this nondescript cocoon is a tiny little idea-caterpillar called (appropriately enough) AWAKE MY SOUL. This will be my NaNoWriMo project. I don’t normally write for the young adult market, so this is going to be something new for me. I also don’t…

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Matt Sinclair and The Fall

Leigh / October 15, 2012

Today’s blog post is a Q&A with writer, publisher, elephant lover, and all-around great guy Matt Sinclair. Just in time for Halloween his company Elephant’s Bookshelf Press will be releasing its newest anthology THE FALL. But first, please tell us a little bit about yourself. I’ve been working as a journalist since the early 1990s in a variety of contexts…

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