The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 611

Short story: Tough Times All Over by Joe Abercrombie, from Rogues, edited by Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin. Highly Recommended.

Poem: El Tigre Market by Juan Delgado, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from April 2018.

Essay: Michael Sandel on Bertrand Russell, listed to on the BBC’s the Reith Lectures podcast, from September 2017. Highly Recommended.

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The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 610

Short story: Perfect Match by Ken Liu, from The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Artificial Death by Roberto Harrison, listened to on the PoetryNow podcast, from April 2018. Highly Recommended.

Essay: The Good, The Bad, and the Irritating, listened to on the Twenty-thousand Hertz podcast, from April 2017. Recommended.

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Announcing: Stop Booking Around! podcast, coming May 1

Jon will launch the Stop Booking Around! podcast on May 1. On the show, Jon will help his friend Russ to write his first novel.

Russ has wanted to write this story for over a decade, but he’s lacked the focus and motivation to follow the project through.

Follow his journey on Stop Booking Around! and join us on Facebook group.

Jon’s Author Diary – 030 – April 29, 2018

Jon had a much better week. He wrote a gritty space marine short story and the outline for the follow-up to Blind Gambit, Blind Reset

On May 1, Jon will launch a new podcast for authors and established authors where he guides an old school friend through the process of writing his first novel. Look out for Stop Booking Around! wherever you find your podcasts. Look for the Stop Booking Around! listeners’ group on Facebook now.

Blind Gambit will be available for a special pre-order price of 99p/99c until May 10. Don’t miss out! Click HERE to order your copy today.

Email your questions to Jon (at) joncronshaw (dot) com.

Get your free copy of Addict of the Wasteland, the prequel to his Wasteland series, by visiting tinyurl.com/addictofthewasteland.

You can find out more about Jon Cronshaw and his work by visiting joncronshaw.com or Jon’s author page.

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Follow him on Twitter @jlcronshaw.

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The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 608

Short story: A Last Dance by Fanni Suto, listened to on the 600 Second Saga podcast, from April 2018. Recommended.

Poem: Sonnet 2 by William Shakespeare. Highly Recommended.

Essay: Hoa Hakananai’a Easter Island Statue, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects, from September 2010. Recommended.

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The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 608

Short story: Jatkot by Daniel Stride, listened to on the Centropic Oracle podcast, from April 2018. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Of All the Sounds Despatched Abroad by Emily Dickinson, listened to through Librivox. Recommended.

Essay: 99% Doomed, listened to on the 99% Invisible podcast, from November 2010. Highly Recommended.

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The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 607

Short story: The Ghosts by Lord Densany, listened to through Librivox. Recommended.

Poem: Sonnet 1 by William Shakespeare. Highly Recommended.

Essay: In Dialogue – The Life and Writing of Plato, listened to on the History of Philosophy podcast, from January 2011. Highly Recommended.

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