Creative Writing For Dummies, a book review

A book review written by: Lee Sonogan (2009) Education, Creative writing tips “Learn from one of the best editors and teachers in the business. She pushed my writing to award-winning status.” – Dreda Say Mitchell, Author of Running Hot. One book I have read about creative writing. Buying this book ages ago, its methods and…

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Glaring Through Oblivion, a book review

A book review written by: Lee Sonogan (2011) Poetry “I, myself, have vowed to never ever again hold my tongue” – Serj Tankian This book is a poem book created by Serj Tankian, Armenian-American lead singer of the band System of a Down. A second book of poetry after Cool Gardens made in 2002. Some of…

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, a book review

A book review written by: Lee Sonogan Hunter S. Thompson (1971) Gonzo journalism “We can’t stop here, this is bat country!” ― Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas I loved the movie and reading the book was due to eventually happen. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is described as a savage…

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The Black Wings Of Cthulhu, a book review

A book review written by: Lee Sonogan

(2010) Short story collection

Finally I have finished this 500 paged book. 23 short stories of LoveCraftian type storys. That means horror stories which are very descriptive and odd. Odd in this sense means good and original. Each short story is written by a different author and inspired by famous horror writer, H.P Lovecraft. Writing hundreds of written work other than horror writing, his influence on the authors in this book are many and in different ways.

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Looking for Jake and other stories, a book review

A book review written by: Lee Sonogan (2005) Fantasy, sci-fi, short stories “Perhaps the window is not a sun but an asterisk, interrupting the grammar of the sky, with me sitting below it like a footnote.” ― China Miéville, Looking for Jake and Other Stories The first book I have read by the British author…

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The Allegory of the Cave, a book review

A book review written by: Lee Sonogan (514a-520a) Philosophy One of the oldest books made and that has survived. Allegory of the Cave is a dialogue between Plato’s brother Glaucon and his mentor Socrates. Other known as Plato’s cave, it was presented in his work Republic. The discussion involves many philosophy ideals and subjects. Both…

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Welcome To The Monkey House, a book review

A book review written by Lee Sonogan (1968) Short storys “I wish you’d help me look into a more interesting problem – namely, my sanity.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Welcome to the Monkey House Welcome to the Monkey House is a collection of 25 short stories written by Kurt Vonnegut. The stories range from war-time themed…

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Animal Farm, a book review

A book review written by: Lee Sonogan (1945) Satire, political satire “His answer to every problem, every setback was “I will work harder!” —which he had adopted as his personal motto.” ― George Orwell, Animal Farm My second favourite George Orwell book. The novella is a dystopian animal fable/story. The point of view of the…

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Starter’s guide to getting your book on Amazon

An article written by: Lee Sonogan “Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.” ― Stephen Fry Are you a writer? If you have something of interest, you may want to publish it on the websites from Amazon. Amazon has many options to publish and sell your book. While there is many…

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How to write a written press release for a product launch

A article written by: Lee Sonogan “The release date is just one day, but the record is forever.” – Bruce Springsteen How do you share you new product or item? There is many ways on the internet to do so. One way to consider is to do online press releases. A written press release works…

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