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Brightburn Review: What If Superman Had Evil Kinks?

So we all know Superman, right? Because if you know Superman, you know the setup for Brightburn. The setup matches Smallville’s to a tee:

A human couple pray for a baby, but nowhere in their prayers did they specify they wanted a “human” baby. So whatever genie granted their wish gives them a space baby, crashing down in his very own spaceship.

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Potential Opening of The Sarimist Loyal

Hello, Dear and Forgiving Readers! (And the Twitter Writing Community who wouldn’t be caught dead reading my blog.)

I need your help!

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Hallelujah: The Elements of Eloquence

Welcome to the fifth installment of BAMusic! (I’m not putting BAMusic! in the title anymore because it’s redundant and hurts SEO.)

Let’s cut straight to it.

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What An Author’s Blog Should Be

Seeing as how I’m starting to flesh out some modicum of a presence on Twitter, I probably need to churn out some useful blog posts (before I’m blacklisted by all you fine folks, never to be clicked again).

All of this begs the question (it doesn’t, I was just looking for a dramatic transition), what should an author of fiction blog about?

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No Rest for the Wicked: BAMusic #4

Gods, I need some rest but I’m not gonna get any. Why? Because I won’t let myself.

My solemn vow to the none of you reading last week; This week we’d do Cage the Elephant. And I’ll be damned to the lowest levels of hell if I fail you.

So here it is.

*something clever*

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Top Ten Greatest Writers in the History of Forever

Otherwise known as Edmund J. Asher’s top ten favorite authors (an unequivocal opinion). Yes, this is a D20 list. The die has already been cast, because you showed up late, and the die has decided to go traditional. A top ten list.

So here they are, the ten best writers, in no particular order. You can’t ask me to do that.

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Out of the Closet, Into the Woods: Gaming With Children #3

Part One

Part Two

Alright, enough procrastinating. When we last left our decidedly-not-heroes, they were cowering in a closet after the cries of a woman echoed through their small and once peaceful village.

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Sharknado Poison: Quoth the Raven #4

It’s two o’clock and I’m just now starting this blog post. I almost bowed out. Get back on the horse tomorrow. But I know myself better than that. Miss one day, and I’m done. That horse will be dead.

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Soulless Eyes

[This isn’t even remotely close to what I sat down to write this morning. I’m not asking you to accept the conclusion, because I don’t. It’s just what flowed today. I want to give it a trigger warning, but I feel like I shouldn’t. That’s your warning. I’m going to consider this draft the final product and never look at it again.]

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The Sexophonist: BAMusic #3

It’s Tuesday again! (They say it’s a new Tuesday, but it feels the same. Like a week long groundhog day, made longer by the fact that my wife won’t let us watch Russian Doll until it has concluded… in it’s entirety.)

But Tuesday. And it’s on the tail end of Valentine’s day, so I figured our song this week would have to be Wham! (I said so last week, and I’m a man of my word. Because I said I am.)

If Deadpool introduced you to George Michael then a simultaneous shame and kudos to you.

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