Blog Book Round-up

Ugh. It’s been two months since I’ve touched this thing.

Sorry guys. I’m sporadic, but didn’t mean to be this sporadic.

Current state of writing: working on a new short story for the next anthology (more info upcoming as we get closer to whatever deadline we set, but do know that we’re working towards another), and still struggling with plot details on VH. I’m about to just start throwing things on paper and seeing what sticks XD

Over the winter holidays I read a bunch of different things (when not distracted by illnesses and a new game system <3), and I kept meaning to write up full reviews, but I don’t think I’m ever going to sit down for full-length ones at this point. Too much distance. And some will probably get touched on again as I continue the series. So here’s a real quick round-up of some of the things I picked up and what I thought:

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Book Review: Raising Dion

raising-dion-coverThis comic has been making the rounds on my Facebook feed and in a number of blogs I follow and for good reason!

The product description:

Imagine Superman, but from Martha Kent’s point of view. Or imagine Spider-Man, but from Aunt May’s point of view. This is a superhero story, but from the parent’s point of view. But unlike her son, the mother doesn’t have any powers.

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Graphic Novels and Writing

1035x1451-20140415-maus-x1800-1397586962So about a month ago, there was an article that got a lot of attention from writers and comic book lovers about a girl who wanted certain graphic novels removed from the college course she was taking. I don’t want to get into the specifics because they aren’t particularly important for this blog; what is important is that it reminded me of one graphic novel which I have been neglecting.

Maus by Art Spiegelman.

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