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How did a boy that hated to read and write end up putting all of his passion into writing? That’s the story of Tom Tancin



Tom didn’t live the typical life of a writer. He HATED to write---and read---throughout elementary and middle school. He never imagined growing up to spend every waking minute thinking about writing or devouring the latest young adult novel. And it wasn’t due to lack of effort on his parents’ part. His mother was--and still is--an avid reader and read to Tom every chance she had. But he wouldn’t have any of it. That’s not to say that Tom didn’t have a vivid imagination--he most certainly did, he just didn’t want to use it to write.



In 1997, when Tom was thirteen years old, he read “Where the Red Fern Grows” in English
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Tom Tancin Medousa, The Final Book of the Atlantis Revolution--due out in October 2014. And Jericho--a YA Sci-fi thriller due out in 2015.
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Each week I will post updates about my writing of The Atlantis Revolution. This way you can keep up with how I'm progressing with the series.

Currently Writing: Echinodea (Book Two of the Atlantis Revolution)--started in June 2011

Chapters Completed: 6

Total Word Count at the Moment: 17,510 words (average of 2,918 words per chapter)

Number of Pages (Normal word doc pages single spaced): 58 pages

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Mark Twain
“It's not what you don't know that kills you, it's what you know for sure that ain't true.”
Mark Twain

Albert Einstein
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
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“Saying 'I notice you're a nerd' is like saying, 'Hey, I notice that you'd rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you'd rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Lindsay Lohan. Why is that?' In fact, it seems to me that most contemporary insults are pretty lame. Even 'lame' is kind of lame. Saying 'You're lame' is like saying 'You walk with a limp.' Yeah, whatever, so does 50 Cent, and he's done all right for himself.”
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