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Juan Rader Bas

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Juan Rader Bas I work on more than one project at a time so if I'm blocked with one I'll move on to another. If I'm blocked with all of them, then I know it's just…moreI work on more than one project at a time so if I'm blocked with one I'll move on to another. If I'm blocked with all of them, then I know it's just not going to be a productive writing day and I try to get the juices flowing with a walk, a run or some other kind of workout. (less)
Juan Rader Bas What's not to love? You can be god. Haha! Really, you get to create worlds and, in some ways, be people you've always wanted to be and may, in real…moreWhat's not to love? You can be god. Haha! Really, you get to create worlds and, in some ways, be people you've always wanted to be and may, in real life, never get to be. (less)
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Back Kicks And Broken Promises
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Recently, I was interviewed by Raelee Chapman of the Asian Books Blog in Singapore. The interview went live yesterday and it focused on my experience self-publishing my first novel, Back Kicks And Broken Promises, and on my writing process, background and goals. Click here for the interview. Enjoy. Read more of this blog post »
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Sage of Heaven (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM
Description: YA fantasy story about a Chinese-American teenager who is being sought after by some Chinese assassins in order to claim his powers; powers he received by being the descendant of an Chinese god and power he doesn't know he possesses.
Solace in a Longneck (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM
Description: Short story about a man and woman.
The Sour Aroma of Burnt Rubber (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 17, 2009 06:52PM
Description: Short story

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I already love Mo Willems and the Elephant and Piggy series but this installment is absolutely priceless and uniquely creative. Forget all those electronic interactives. Willems has utilised the best way to include the reader - make the book about th ...more
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Gene Yang produces another winner. A sister book to Boxers, Saint offers a tongue-in-cheek account of Christianity's impact on a lonely Chinese girl. Great stuff!
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Another Lahiri masterpiece! This is a stellar piece of historical fiction, that spans decades without getting lost, with compelling and complex characters.
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Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena
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Matt pulls out another winner, with wonderful illustrations by Christian Robinson, in a fantastic story about the 'haves and have nots' and being grateful for what we've got.
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Ilyn Ross Thanks a lot, Juan. Have a wonderful day.

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