Diane Slocum

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Almond by Won-pyung Sohn

Korean Author’s Misfit Boys Teach Us About Emotion

August 1, 2020 4:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Almond, Won-pyung Sohn, Harper Collins - Yunjae was born with small amygdalae which kept him from feeling anger or fear or knowing how to respond with other emotions. He lives with his mother and grandmother who love him but obsess over teaching him emotions so he won’t be an oddity at school.


Courtney Maum: on Before and After the Book Deal

May 9, 2020 11:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Before and After the Book Deal, Courtney Maum, Catapult - The subtitle for this book is A Writer’ Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book. Maum includes comments from nearly 200 authors, agents, editors, and others involved in publishing and producing.


The Revisionaries

Interview: Moxon Merges Perception and Reality in a Complex Tale

April 1, 2020 4:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

An Audacious Interplay of Perception and Reality in a Complex, Intriguing Tale - A street priest with a neon chapel, streets filled with released “loonies”, including one who babbles about his lost boy, a flickering young man (he’s there and then he’s not), the crime boss who ran things for the absentee crime boss, his brother/sister team of sneak and fighter (or was there a brother?), the circus with the beautiful, leaping aerialist (without/with a beard), the circus owner with the ritual of bird or spade (neither a good choice).