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Prompt. Professional. Pop! (Wild Cards)
by Walter Jon Williams (Goodreads Author)
The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers for over 25 years. In Walter Jon Williams's Prompt. Professional. Pop! shows that to make it in Hollywood, it's not enough to be beautiful and talented, you've also got to take advantage of every opportunity that pops up.
ebook, 32 pages
Published November 18th 2014 by Tor Books
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A Wild Cards story whose Tor.com appearance last year I somehow missed. I'm more than a little bored of satires of Hollywood vacuity (people there are superficial, backbiting and lack an understanding of history? Really?), and while I can certainly enjoy a hateful narrator, they need to be executed with a certain pizzazz. Pop Tart, alas, is merely annoying – Miss Piggy with teleportation powers.
Another story in the Wild Cards Universe (which one ought to say the same way they say Marvel Cinematic Universe). Not being familiar with the characters ahead of time might be a slight issue, once you realize that these people all knew each other previously. And the illustration almost gives away the ending.
Walter Jon Williams has published twenty novels and short fiction collections. Most are science fiction or fantasy -Hardwired, Voice of the Whirlwind, Aristoi, Metropolitan, City on Fire to name just a few - a few are historical adventures, and the most recent, The Rift, is a disaster novel in which "I just basically pound a part of the planet down to bedrock." And that's just the opening ...moreMore about Walter Jon Williams...
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