Ten Quote Tuesday (#35)

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Welcome to another installment of Ten Quote Tuesday! If your creative juices have trouble flowing today, then read these quotes to nudge awake the sleeping muse.

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Book Review – The Tale of The Duelling Neurosurgeons

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean.

I’d been eyeing this for a while, but Robert really convinced me to read it. I was worried with that title it would be a bit too silly, but I shouldn’t have worried.

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Should You Write Third Person Omniscient?

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So yesterday, having written about the benefits of omniscient narration, I thought I’d rewrite a scene from third person close narration, using an omniscient narrator. I figured out the narrator’s identity, his perspective on the characters, and how he came to know the details of the story, and I sat down to see how such a perspective would work.

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Book Review – The New York Trilogy

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The New York Trilogy, published: 1988

This book was actually recommended to me by my boss. I know, random! We were discussing some of our favorite authors and even genres, and he happened to have one of his favorite books on him and just said, “Here, give this a read.” Although I have never heard of the author or book, I was intrigued.

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What the “Wheel of Time” Did Right

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(Spoiler free)

Occasionally in my reading, I like to highlight a particular book and discuss what I feel it did well on. Some of the best learning can be done by observing writing that is well executed.

I am currently rereading the Wheel of Time series, which starts with The Eye of the World. Because the series is so large, I thought I would remark not just on any one particular book, but the series overall.

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Book Review – Under Dark Skies

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The NightShade Forensic Files Book 1:
Under Dark Skies

by A.J. Scudiere

This book was a very pleasant surprise. I didn’t know what to expect when I read the blurb about Under Dark Skies. After seeing the cover, I thought that there might be some sort of werewolf or dark fantasy sort of thing going on, but figured that I would give it a shot anyway. (I really don’t like most werewolf books.) Well, this wasn’t what I expected at all.

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