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Wesley Chu’s best friend is Michael Jordan, assuming that best friend status is earned by a shared television commercial. If not, then his best friend is his dog Eva who he can often be seen riding like a trusty steed through the windy streets of Chicago.

Unfortunately, Chu’s goals of using Hanes underwear commercials to launch a lucrative career following in Marky Mark’s footsteps came to naught. Despite phenomenal hair and manicured eyebrows, his inability to turn left led his destiny down another road. Instead of creating new realities with his skills as a thespian, Chu would dazzle audiences with his pen. Well, it’s a computer really, but the whole technology thing really sucks for metaphors. He had spirit fingers maybe?

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Wesley Chu Hey Felix, The Rebirths of Tao is dropping December 30th, 2014. Just in time to uh, stay home and read it during New Years Eve.

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Hey Felix, The Rebirths of Tao is dropping December 30th, 2014. Just in time to uh, stay home and read it during New Years Eve.

(Correction folks. The Rebirths of Tao has been moved to March 2015. I know. Boo *hiss* but it is what it is)(less)
Wesley Chu I plow through. Not a believer in skipping sections and coming back later. I'll kill myself to finish the scene, even a crap one. Especially a crap…moreI plow through. Not a believer in skipping sections and coming back later. I'll kill myself to finish the scene, even a crap one. Especially a crap one. Chances are, I'll come back later to clean it up or rewrite but definitely I will grind it out until it's done or I'm dead.(less)
Average rating: 3.80 · 3,427 ratings · 545 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
The Lives of Tao (Tao, #1)
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Time Salvager
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THE LIVES OF TAO has it all. It was a magnificent romp into the world of intangible aliens and the spies who serves them. Thrilling from the start, its hard to put down and the plot sucks you right in. It also helps that the dialogue..." Read more of this review »
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“You made your own bed, and now curse others for putting you there.”
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message 5: by Dan

Dan Schwent Does anyone call you Chu-bacca?


message 4: by Rita

Rita Monticelli Hi Wesley, thanks for your friendship!


Wesley Chu Felix wrote: "Thanks for adding me to your friends & a SUPER FUN read of your book!"

Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed the book!


message 2: by Felix

Felix Thanks for adding me to your friends & a SUPER FUN read of your book!


Marvin thanks for adding me! I saw the news yesterday on weibo (http://www.weibo.com/1654694194/ykuIX...) that you have a scifi book coming out soon, good luck!


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