Juan Rader Bas

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Juan Rader Bas I work on more than one project at a time so if I'm blocked with one I'll move on to another. If I'm blocked with all of them, then I know it's just n…moreI work on more than one project at a time so if I'm blocked with one I'll move on to another. If I'm blocked with all of them, then I know it's just not going to be a productive writing day and I try to get the juices flowing with a walk, a run or some other kind of workout. (less)
Juan Rader Bas What's not to love? You can be god. Haha! Really, you get to create worlds and, in some ways, be people you've always wanted to be and may, in real li…moreWhat's not to love? You can be god. Haha! Really, you get to create worlds and, in some ways, be people you've always wanted to be and may, in real life, never get to be. (less)
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Back Kicks And Broken Promises

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My Ten Favourite Books of 2020

[image error] My Ten Favourite Books Of 2020
 
Happy New Year!

​I don’t think I’ve posted one of these in a couple of years so, as part of my personal resurgence and return to the things I love, I’ve decided to resurrect my annual ‘ten favourite books’ list. Since it’s been a while, I just want to remind you that this list is not based on what was published in this post’s titular year but, rather, of Read more of this blog post »
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Sage of Heaven (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM
Description: YA fantasy story about a Chinese-American teenager who is being sought after by some Chinese assassins in order to claim his powers; powers he received by being the descendant of an Chinese god and power he doesn't know he possesses.
Solace in a Longneck (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM
Description: Short story about a man and woman.
The Sour Aroma of Burnt Rubber (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 17, 2009 06:52PM
Description: Short story

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Ed Lin does it again. Another gem.
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Matt’s written another poignant, touching beauty of a tale. Splendid!
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Brilliant! Insightful, educational, entertaining. Everything fans of books, writers, and fans of Stephen King could ask for. One of the best books I’ve read all year.
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Great insights from a legend of the game!
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Another excellent volume in this series but not enough Saitama in this one.
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Bruce Lee
“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.”
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“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one”
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José Rizal
“One only dies once, and if one does not die well, a good opportunity is lost and will not present itself again.”
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“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
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“Before a man can become great, he must look foolish to the crowd.”
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Ilyn Ross Thanks a lot, Juan. Have a wonderful day.

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