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Being a dad doesn't mean you have to be a square. No one proves that more than the writers in Daddy Cool. Edited by Ben Tanzer, this anthology features over twenty dads writing for and about kids. This book is unlike any other, a treasure to share with the whole family, and to span your child's entire life. ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published April 28th 2013 by Artistically Declined Press
(first published March 26th 2013)
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Cool, daddy. Top shelf collection of dad/kid stories. My only reservation is that Myles ans Ben Tanzer named their geek "Frederick". Outrageous! I think I will perform an experiment on them and make them have green, mad scientist hair and warts. And I will become muscular and cool before going to a geeky school for geeks. Let's see how they like that. ...more
The title says it all. Stories about kids by dad writers. Solid throughout, and particularly good are the stories by J.A. Tyler (written with his son), Tom Williams, C.L. Bledsoe, Joe Peterson, Jason Fisk and Robert Duffer. Plus there's a story by this Anderson dude which is halfway decent. ...more
Ben Tanzer is an Emmy-award winning coach, creative strategist, podcaster, writer, teacher and social worker who has been helping nonprofits, publishers, authors, small business and career changers tell their stories for 20 plus years. He is the author of the newly re-released and refreshed short story collection UPSTATE and several award-winning books, including the science fiction novel Orphans ...more
“just how into being a dad he was, even if he recognized, and was sometimes tortured by the fact, that being a dad meant he couldn’t be as productive and immersed in his work as he thought he needed to be. Still, he was a dad, and he loved to tell stories, to anyone who would listen in fact, and”More quotes…