A strange young woman lives in the sewers and collapsed ruins beneath a city. The reader follows a week of her life as she prepares for the arrival of a mysterious He. She braves great dangers...
Part of the challenge with entering the pool as a writer is that the field of competition never dries up. This is never more evident than when I pick up an early 2000’s page-turner such as this week’s subject and want to read more about these characters, this series, this world. I have a confession … Continue reading Book Review: Cabinet of Curiosities
This is first in WBD history - the premier non-fiction book review. When I got serious about my writing this year (a resolution you can read about here) I devoured online content about writing. We live in an amazing time. What writing-on-their-lunch-break rags-to-riches writing story 20 years ago could have a virtual college writing course … Continue reading Book Review: On Writing
I had a phase once upon a time where I consumed the works of Jeff Sharra and David Liss, both of whom delve deep into history or historical settings and twist until all the drama is wrung out. This week’s book does not have the heavy depth of research of a Sharra or the character … Continue reading Book Review: 1945
Welcome, reader, to the third book review on Write Before Dawn. This installment highlights a lesser-known work by an author who I devoured in my teenage years, so it holds a particular nostalgia for me. As always, if you have a book you are interested in seeing reviewed in this space, feel free to contact … Continue reading Book Review: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency