Always my Birthday

Hey everyone, Peat here (for once). I feel bad that I don’t post (or answer reader mail) as much as I’d like to anymore. Meg and I work out the blog topics together and I read every piece of reader email, even if she is the one who answers it, but there are only so […]

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Control Point Launch Day!

Tomorrow, January 31, 2012, marks the official launch date for Shadow Ops Book 1: Control Point, by Myke Cole. You should totally buy it. It’s no secret that Myke and I have been friends a long time. Heck. I remember back in 1991, when he spelled his name M-i-k-e like a normal person. Yeah, yeah. […]

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On Blurbing and Thorn Princes

I get sent a lot of free books these days. I consider it one of the great ironies of life that what would have been the greatest gift in the world when I was in High School/College and had endless free time is now a cause of great depression and shame. Why? Because I want […]

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The Eyes of the Dragon

My buddy Jay has edited the Stephen King Library Desk Calendar for the past couple of years. It is essentially a weekly planner, but each year’s edition has a theme, original cover, and 52 essays from fans—often publishing pros themselves—discussing how King’s work has influenced them over the years. I have fallen off in the last […]

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35 Years of Adventure

We all have our childhood heroes. Sometimes it’s an actor or sports star. Sometimes it’s an author or a director or a musician. An astronaut, or historical figure. Sometimes, if we’re really lucky, we get to actually meet that person. One of my heroes, maybe the biggest, was Terry Brooks. It was a HUGE thrill […]

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