Archive for June, 2014

4 Stars: “Fade to Black” by Josh Pryor

Posted: 18th June 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Books
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Disclaimer: I had the good fortune to meet Josh and his family at ZomBcon 2011 in Seattle, where I was hocking my first book at the table just across from his. We agreed to a trade, and I sent people his way when they were done at my table. The fact that he is very […]

My 29th review is in for The Dying of the Light: Interval, and it has me pondering about reviews. The first book in the series, End, has a whopping 111 reviews, and has only been out a year and a half longer. What I’m pondering is whether the first book is just not good enough to get […]

Apollocon 2014 Schedule of Appearances / Panels

Posted: 16th June 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Events
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I’ve been invited as a guest author to Apollocon 2014 here in Houston, and I’m very excited. Not only am I on several panels, I’ll also be doing a reading as well as an autograph session. Apollocon is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror convention that’s been running since 2004 – that makes the con a […]

Editing: Do It, and Do It Right

Posted: 16th June 2014 by Jason Kristopher in On Writing, The Craft
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If you are, or intend to be, a ‘serious writer,’ then you must learn to edit – or, at the very least, hire someone to do it for you. What do I mean by ‘serious writer’? Just what it says on the tin: you are a writer who takes your job – writing – seriously. I’ve met […]

My friend, fellow author, and fervent Grey Gecko Press supporter A. K. Klemm (check her out on GoodReads) interviewed me for her blog, Anakalian Whims. She asked some great questions, and you should go read the full interview, but here’s a couple questions: 1. Your books (The Dying of the Light) are a series of zombie apocalypse […]

This partial list is from a post of the same title on Tom Basson’s blog; my comments, however, are my own. 2. Don’t check your email first thing in the morning. I’m not sure I could do that. As the owner of a company, as well as being a Content Developer for a major computer […]