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joshua-r-wagner's picture
Mar.20.2012
  Yes, after many drafts (scrapping the first four proposals entirely) I have a cover.  I suppose I am pickier than the typical first time author. Perhaps I have a vision and needed it reflected on the cover.  I know that determination to convey what I believe needs to be conveyed on...
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Feb.28.2012
Brian Farrey is one of my “Tweeps” (translation: Twitter pals). He’s also one of the four people who participated in (and, irritatingly, won) The Bet. Yet, bizarrely, these are not his main claims to fame. Some actually find it more important that he is the debut author of the terrific YA...
gloria-oliver's picture
May.21.2011
Starting to get mighty excited, peeps! It's only a couple of weeks before Price of Mercy hits the racks. And due to this singular event, I'm giving you a peek at the cover (before they put words on it) and a free bonus prequel story based on one of the characters in the book.  Just a couple of...
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Apr.22.2011
Source Code Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright, Michael Arden, Scott Bakula (voice only) and more...  Directed by: Duncan Jones  Written by: Ben Ripley  Original Music by: Chris Bacon Premise: Captain Colter Stevens has eight minutes to find the bomb and...
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Apr.08.2011
Hanna Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett, Jessica Barden, Olivia Williams, Aldo Maland and more... Directed by: Joe Wright  Screenplay by: Seth Lochhead and David Farr Story by: Seth Lochhead Music by: The Chemical Brothers Premise: Hanna has been raised for only one purpose - to...
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Mar.18.2011
Beastly Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Mary-Kate Olsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Peter Krause and more. Directed/Screenplay by: Daniel Barnz  Based on the Novel by:  Alex Flinn  Original Music by: Marcelos Zarvos Premise: Modern retelling of the Beauty and the Beast in...
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Jan.02.2011
(Didn't go to the theater this week, but did catch a little known movie on STARZ. A total GEM I must share with you! So here I am.) MOON (2009) Starring: Sam Blackwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligot, Kaya Scodelario and more. Directed/Written by: Duncan Jones. Screenplay: Nathan Parker Premise...
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Nov.04.2010
After the Male YA Author Month set of shows started on Tuesday with myself being a guest of Heidi R Kling, today I had my first real guest one of the “Male YA Authors” recommended to me by the YA Bloggers. Andrew Auseon has been writing since he was old enough to hold onto a crayon, and unlike...