Tag Archives: Chuck Wendig

Review: The Cormorant by Chuck Wendig (4.75/5)

A (Brief) Moment of Doubt Maybe it’s me. Maybe it was the timing of reading The Cormorant shortly after having the first pages of my Work In Progress brutally critiqued. Whatever the cause, my initial reaction to the first pages of this book was disappointment. I understand why Wendig starts out with an Interlude (which […]

Best of 2013: Books on Craft

2013 has been the year when the craft of writing started to make sense for me. It’s been the year in which I proved to myself that I can write, even if I don’t write particularly well. Yet. Things are starting to come together. I am starting to see and feel how story works. It […]

The Cormorant! Aww yiss!

Chuck Wendig’s third Miriam Black book is up on NetGalley and is here at Casa Cheffo in my KindleGadgets. Thanks going out to the Beardly One and the fine folks at Angry Robot!

Review: The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig (4.5/5)

A Rollicking, Riotous Rampage The Blue Blazes is the most fun I have had in years. I love Chuck Wendig’s Miriam Black series and love that it is more urban than fantasy. I was concerned that I wouldn’t be able to find the same grit and edge amidst the fantastical elements of an underworld lying […]

Review: Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig (4/5)

GrittyDarkFast! If I had to sum up Chuck Wendig‘s Blackbirds in a single word (whilst avoiding expletives) this would be it: GrittyDarkFast*. The first encounter with Miriam Black pulled me under. She watched Del Amico die in a seedy motel room, lit up a cigarette and walked away with $50 and Del’s Mastercard. “Dear Diary: […]