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The Gamification of Writing

According to Wikipedia, “gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context in order to …Read the Rest

Gu – Book Review

October 23, 2012
Gu – Book Review

We’re always on the lookout for authors whose writing style fits the sort of optimistic mold that might appear in …Read the Rest

Silent Victor – Book Review

Typically I reserve reviews of the books I read outside of the science fiction and fantasy genres for my own …Read the Rest

Mik Murdoch: Boy Superhero – Review

Now that I have kids I find the things on my “To Read” shelf are changing. In part that’s because …Read the Rest

Discount Miracles – Book Review

I picked up a copy of Brand Gamblin’s book Discount Miracles while I was at Batlicon a few weeks ago. …Read the Rest

Haywire – Book Review

May 25, 2012
Haywire – Book Review

I’ve known about Justin Macumber for a couple of years, having been a fan of the Dead Robots Society podcast …Read the Rest

Never Let the Right One Go, A Duology – Book Review

This “duology’ is easily one of the most interesting concepts for a series I’ve heard of recently. Teel McClanahan has …Read the Rest

The Janus Affair – Review

I had the pleasure of reading The Janus Affair: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel by Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine over the last week. Before I get into the whys and wherefores of that pleasantness, allow me to get a few things out of the way, in case these names or this book series […]

Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2012
Autism Awareness Day

Today is World Autism Awareness day. Last year we released a special issue to benefit Autism Speaks. That issue is cram packed with excellent fiction and we’d love it if you’d go get it. As someone whose son falls on the spectrum I know how important it is to make sure that folks know more […]

Lovers – A Review

February 14, 2012
Lovers – A Review

We’re a huge fan of Paul E. Cooley here at Abattoir. In the spirit of full disclosure, for those who don’t know, he’s a co-host on Grindstone our (irregularly) awesome podcast. We’ve been friends of his for years. Still, none of that’s enough to overlook bad writing. So when we say you need to go …Read the Rest

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