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A Better World by Marcus Sakey (2014)

Think for a moment about the geniuses that grace our species every few decades — da Vincis, Einsteins, Hawkings, Feynmanns — about the massive impacts they have and how rare they are. 169 more words

Science Fiction

Liner Notes: How Did It Get to be November? Edition

Definition: Liner notes (also sleeve notes or album notes) are the writings found on the sleeves of LP record albums and in booklets which come inserted into the Compact Disc jewel case or the equivalent packaging for vinyl records and cassettes. 1,360 more words

Brilliance, by Marcus Sakey

In my case, Lee Child’s cover blurb is highly inaccurate.  Assuming that he includes himself in the group he describes, I’d guess Lee Child hasn’t read many superhero stories; he certainly should be familiar with a number of the other elements involved in… 749 more words

Books

How to avoid slabby writer's block and why Facebook can actually have value

Got writer’s block?
Who doesn’t? (Except for Stephen King and George RR Martin who haven’t stopped dropping letters on a page since someone created letters…and pages) 511 more words

Brilliance and A Better World by Marcus Sakey

I loved that first season of NBC’s Heroes. There was so much promise, so much potential. Of course that didn’t last long as the show became muddled in its own mythology and then got tripped up by the writer’s strike. 564 more words

Reviews

Good People

They say money is the root of all evil and on occasion, it is but in some instances, it can be very necessary and used for good. 535 more words

A Better World (The Brilliance Saga #2)

  • Author: Marcus Sakey
  • Performed by Luke Daniels
  • Released: On Audible June 2014 by Brilliance Audio
  • Category: Crime/Thriller/Suspense

The brilliants changed everything.

Since 1980, 1% of the world has been born with gifts we’d only dreamed of.

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Crime/Thriller/Suspense