Nov 212013
 
Interview: K.R. Cox

What’s the hardest part of writing a book? For myself, the most difficult part is just getting started. Ideas tend to jumble and explode around my brainpan. Sitting still is something I have trouble with as well. These days I stand while writing and it helps channel some of that extra energy away, so I can stay focused. Once I’ve decided what types of themes I would like to talk about in the book, I’ll work on characters and settings, and then the problems the protagonist(s) might have to face. After that it’s a lot of writing. And thinking. And […]

Nov 202013
 
Review: Middle On

I wanted to like this story, I really did, but it just didn’t happen. Orryk was a likable and sympathetic character. He’s all alone and looking for something to give him purpose. He latches onto the idea that he should find out why his father left, and where he went, when he abandoned his family when Orryk was a child. The plot sounds good. So why didn’t I like it? I think the main reason is that there is no resolution of anything in the book. A lot of time is spent introducing us to Orryk and his friends, and […]