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Wesley Chu

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Wesley Chu’s best friend is Michael Jordan, assuming that best friend status is earned by a shared television commercial. If not, then his best friend is his dog Eva who he can often be seen riding like a trusty steed through the windy streets of Chicago.

Unfortunately, Chu’s goals of using Hanes underwear commercials to launch a lucrative career following in Marky Mark’s footsteps came to naught. Despite phenomenal hair and manicured eyebrows, his inability to turn left led his destiny down another road. Instead of creating new realities with his skills as a thespian, Chu would dazzle audiences with his pen. Well, it’s a computer really, but the whole technology thing really sucks for metaphors. He had spirit fingers maybe?

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Wesley Chu Hey Felix, The Rebirths of Tao is dropping December 30th, 2014. Just in time to uh, stay home and read it during New Years Eve.

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Hey Felix, The Rebirths of Tao is dropping December 30th, 2014. Just in time to uh, stay home and read it during New Years Eve.

(Correction folks. The Rebirths of Tao has been moved to March 2015. I know. Boo *hiss* but it is what it is)(less)
Wesley Chu Hey Patrick,

I won't be writing the third Tao book because it's already done! =) The Rebirths of Tao is set to drop April 7th, 2015.

I also have a new…more
Hey Patrick,

I won't be writing the third Tao book because it's already done! =) The Rebirths of Tao is set to drop April 7th, 2015.

I also have a new series set in the Tao universe coming out 2016 starting with The Rise of Io.(less)
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“You made your own bed, and now curse others for putting you there.”
Wesley Chu, The Lives of Tao

“Look to your right... It is the path back home. If you choose, you can take it. It is safe, easy, and comfortable. You do not have to work out or fight or do anything else you do not want to...

Or you can keep moving forward. I will not lie to you. I cannot predict what may become of you. It will require a lot of training, hard work, study, and danger. But in the very end, you will know strength. I swear it. You might just become someone who will make a difference in the world.”
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“Besides, criminal masterminds are people too. They need groceries and cable like the rest of us.”
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Richard Derus Dear Author Chu,

For some reason I don't see the "ask" box on your profile for me to address a question to you. Mine is a simple question: You list 101 Dalmatians as an influential book in your writing. Do you refer to Author Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians & The Starlight Barking or the later Disney-influenced edits of it? Picture books and pared-down reworkings are fine but I'm a big fan of the original version.

The original novel saved my sanity as a younger person so my interest in the subject is keen.


message 5: by Dan

Dan Schwent Does anyone call you Chu-bacca?


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Rita Monticelli Hi Wesley, thanks for your friendship!


Wesley Chu Felix wrote: "Thanks for adding me to your friends & a SUPER FUN read of your book!"

Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed the book!


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Felix Thanks for adding me to your friends & a SUPER FUN read of your book!


Marvin thanks for adding me! I saw the news yesterday on weibo (http://www.weibo.com/1654694194/ykuIX...) that you have a scifi book coming out soon, good luck!


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