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Bill McCormick

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Bill McCormick's novel SPLICE: HIT BIT TECHNOLOGY was voted Best Sci-Fi Novel of 2020 in the Critters' Readers' Poll and his trilogy, The Brittle Riders, was given a 97.2 rating out of 100, by the Bookscribs review board for potential film adaptability.

Bill McCormick began writing professionally in 1986 when he worked for Chicago Rocker Magazine in conjunction with his radio show on Z-95 (ABC-FM). He went on to write for several other magazines and later transitioned to blogs. He wrote a sports blog at Jay The Joke which was featured in ESPN (The Magazine), Sports Illustrated, on the Jonathon Brandmeir Show (WLUP), and referenced many times in local newspapers including the Sun Times & Tribune. He still writes a twisted news blog at World
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Bill McCormick Anne McCaffrey, so I could enjoy the escape into fantasy, the Sisters of Mercy, so my deep voice could sing along, and spicy Thai food. If someone cou…moreAnne McCaffrey, so I could enjoy the escape into fantasy, the Sisters of Mercy, so my deep voice could sing along, and spicy Thai food. If someone could toss in enough vodka to get me through I might not come back.(less)
Bill McCormick The same place I come up with the ideas for everything I write; real life. It's odd enough that all I have to do is tweak it a bit and, WHAMMO, I'm pl…moreThe same place I come up with the ideas for everything I write; real life. It's odd enough that all I have to do is tweak it a bit and, WHAMMO, I'm playing with nightmares.(less)
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The Brittle Riders Book I

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Taking Two McWeeks Off

This week finds me working with people who have people in an attempt to pretend I can be, in limited amounts, socially presentable. Despite this task being Sisyphean they seem determined to give it the old school try.

Next week finds me picking up a nice suit, doing a final run through of my vows, and topping it all off by marrying the woman I love. The good news is that she’s going to marry me rig

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The Wedding Florist by T.J. Kline
"i picked this title up in an audio book format. I wanted a fun light weight read but it never clicked for me. I didn't like the main characters or the situation of the guy and his fiancé. It seemed preposterous. The characters didn't feel real, even " Read more of this review »
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"Emezi is a new author to me, I saw her on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah. The man was fawning and I wanted to know why. After reading Pet, I am fawning. This woman wrote one of the best novels about sexual child abuse while cloaking it with monsters" Read more of this review »
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