Kindle’s Top Three: Week 47

In Kindle’s Top Three, I want to highlight the best-selling books at the beginning of every week, and express all the rage inside me that I’m not in there. Not really. In all honesty, I think it’s important to look at what’s in the top coveted three on Kindle’s bestseller list…

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Writer to Writer: Ian Sutherland

Writer to Writer is a brief feature I’m doing in which I email a writer and ask a quick question about writing. Simple enough, right? In today’s edition of Writer to Writer I’ve asked Ian Sutherland, author of the Brody Taylor Thriller series, how he flexes his creative muscle as…

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Pictures of China

I spent four months in Beijing, travelling to Xi’an, Shanghai, Chengde, and Inner Mongolia. Here’s a couple pictures of the places that inspired my novel. Book Campaign Pit 2 Mt. Li Where they found the tomb. Burning Incense Forbidden City Mao Portrait Climbing the Great Wall at MuTianYu Random Beatles…

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It took me 5 years to write my novel

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I have the hardest time writing. It’s painful. The day I came up with the idea for my first novel, I was sitting in Traditional Chinese History. We covered the Qin Emperor pretty thoroughly. And then we talked briefly about his tomb. At the time I read my books cover to cover,…

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Are you adaptable?

The mission of this blog is simple: to share stories about how people adapt during periods of success and failure. I’m not a success. I’m not sure a thing like that really exists. For me, both success and failure seem like fixed points on a graph. Their overall trend is really…

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