I Am Not a Serial Killer Movie Review, by Robert J Defendi writing as Bob Defendi
Friday a friend and local author hit something of a milestone in his already admirable career. You see, some years back Dan Wells wrote a little book called I Am Not a Serial Killer. You might have heard of it. You might not. If you haven’t heard of it, go buy it and read it […]
No Man’s Sky – The Problem with Hype, by Jason Purdy
Jason Purdy talks about No Man Sky's and it's hype
Your First Published Novel: Part 25, by Robert J Defendi writing as Bob Defendi
I stand on the cusp of many things. It makes a difficult find a topic this week. So let’s talk about all the transitions ahead of me. Sales were good for my book bomb of course, and then they fell (of course). About Wednesday they started picking up again. That’s probably a momentary blip, but […]
Kindle Unlimited, by Robert J Defendi writing as Bob Defendi
After last week I was asked to write a blog post explaining Kindle Unlimited. Someone might have also screamed “Dance, Monkey, dance!” at the top of their lungs. Never on to avoid pandering to the masses, I’ve put on a tapping clogs. So Kindle Unlimited is a service where you pay Amazon $9.99 a month […]
Star Trek Beyond Review, by Jason Purdy
Star Trek Beyond the movie review by Jason Purdy
Your First Royalty Report (Your First Published Novel: Part 24), by Robert J Defendi writing as Bob Defendi
Last week, I hit my all time low in this process. That point where I was convinced, mathematically convinced, that this whole thing was a disaster. All the evidence to date fell into line, and I knew despair. Let me back up. When I first started showing this book to people, every one of them told […]
Biography of a Disastrous Panel, by Robert J Defendi writing as Bob Defendi
Last night I moderated a panel for Salt Lake City Comic Con and the Harry Potter book (or script) release Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Weller Book Works in SLC. It perfectly illustrates just how bad a convention panel can go. Let me make it clear that I don’t blame Comic Con and […]
DOOM Review (Video Game), by Jason Purdy
DOOM the first-person shooter game reviewed by Jason Purdy
Ghostbusters (or Not), by Robert J Defendi writing as Bob Defendi
So I originally wrote an unbiased review of the new Ghostbusters movie and posted it here, but then I came back in time from the resulting dystopian future and stopped myself. So instead I spent the weekend working a charity tournament at the local game store, Dragon’s Keep. They seem to be having some trouble […]
Double 99 Cents Sale, by Clare Dugmore
Amy Bearce’s MG fantasy, Mer-Charmer and Aiden James & Michelle Wright’s historical romance Murder in Whitechapel are both 99 cents; July 21-22! About Mer-Charmer Magic, adventure, romance, and a wonderfully creepy villain—The Little Mermaid wishes it was this book!” – Heidi Schulz, New York Times bestselling author of Hook’s Revenge. “Bearce creates a vivid, colorful […]