Sydney Blackburn

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February 03

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Syd is a binary star system, who is servant to two cats, likes chocolate, salted caramel and sushi (though not all at the same time) and falls in the "pineapple does not belong on a pizza" camp.

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Sydney Blackburn I'm polishing a first draft for book 2 of the Quicksilver Adventures (book 1 will be available August 7 on Amazon!) and a couple of short stories.
Sydney Blackburn As I work through the final edits on Cabaret Rollo Rouge, I am reminded that the initial idea came from reading a really awful werewolf story on…moreAs I work through the final edits on Cabaret Rollo Rouge, I am reminded that the initial idea came from reading a really awful werewolf story on Wattpad. The writer misspelled rogue as rouge throughout (or at least the first third, there were so many other mistakes, cliches, and ridiculous premises I couldn't read the rest). Then I realized that other Wattpad writers made this same mistake.

And I wondered--what would a rouge werewolf be... ?

To my surprise, this novella is not a parody.
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Christmas Opportunities

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What it Seems

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Cabaret Rollo Rouge

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In Vino Veritas

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A Deceptive Alliance

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Prince of the Stable

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Trick or Treat

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Diplomacy Squared

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Invisible

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The Lure of Port Stephen

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Genre and Literary Fiction

This is a topic over which friends are lost. Apparently. So I'll start by explaining what genre fiction means to me (and not too long ago meant to almost everyone).

Genre fiction is characterized by repetitive structure and tropes. This means readers know what to expect and expect it. It's entertaining. Genre fiction would include romance, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and so forth. When au... Read more of this blog post »
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It's really hard to get five stars from me, but I loved this story. I read it in a bad mood and expected to have issues with the story as a reflection of my mood. Instead, the whole story was a doorway to a better mood. I love an historical romance t ...more
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Ordinarily when a book makes my DNF shelf, it's because of some writing atrocity, but this started out with me liking it A LOT. First, it centered Africa at the forefront of space technology, which was cool. Second, when talking about the rest of the ...more
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A Place For Wolves by Kosoko Jackson
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