One last wonderful review for the week! Spend this Sunday Funday with the contestants from this killer reality show. Who will make it out alive? Next week’s blog topic: City-State fashion! Lastly, please explore this wonderful blog! Prescription for ratings book review.
IT’S RELEASE DAY! James and I proudly present our new City-State short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants”. Grab your copy HERE via Amazon for $.99! It is also available for review and critique on GoodReads. In this piece (around 7,200 words), readers will experience the entertainment sector of City-State. With government controlled television shows, … More “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” is LIVE! Get your copy today!
Here we go! James and I are releasing our newest short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” on June 25th, and it is available for pre-order NOW for $.99! This is the first in a series of two short pieces that outline City-State’s government-controlled entertainment programming. Please click here to view all the details via … More “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” Is Now Available for Pre-Order!
Have you seen these? These small wonders are called Little Free Libraries. On the honor system, readers take a book, read a book, and return a book. On a recent visit to Raleigh, my best friend and I Google mapped our way around the center of the city and distributed copies of … More Little Free Libraries: Spreading the Love in Raleigh, North Carolina
Has anyone stuck a business card onto one of these busy boards? I’m afraid City-State will get lost in the sea of local plumbers, artificial candles, coffee shops, and cleaning services. Well, hopefully the dysfunction of our dystopia will entice someone to pluck our dark card from the deck. Come on, library patrons, you know … More Ah! The Weird, Overcrowded Community Board…
The Dystopian Nation of City-State has two authors. City-State requires two authors with its sophisticated layer system, its corrupt government, its restricted societal class system, its nihilistic cult, and its magical floating city. And what’s trending in City-State? It’s the hashtag, #helpmejames. A little background: James and I attended high school together in Melbourne, Florida, … More Adventures in Co-Writing – Adventures in City-State
James and I are almost finished with the first part of a two part short story series entitled “Prescription for Ratings”. While we are in the final stages of the first short, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants”, and we (obviously) are working on the second piece, “Prescription for Ratings: The Committee”. This second piece features … More Guillotina’s Short Visit?
The second beta read for “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” is complete. Thank you to all of our beta readers! Your comments and suggestions are wonderful – one of the reasons that this piece is still looming around our desks. James and I are STILL rewriting the final copy… I feel like this short story … More Will This One EVER End?
And… here we go! The Dystopian Nation of City-State will be at The Crystal Coast Con in October of this year. This is very exciting for James and myself. We will have the opportunity to share our works to a larger crowd – I cannot wait to meet everyone and their smiling faces! I had … More City-State Is Off and “Conning”
Beta read round #1 for “Television’s Prescription for Ratings” went extremely well! The main deficiency of this piece was a lack of character development. As James and I previously stated, feedback and criticism is very important, and we respect our readers’ suggestions. So… James and I are rewriting and reediting the piece, we are splitting … More Beta Readers Needed! It’s Time for Round Two!