Author Archive: tyunglebower

One Week Until Launch of There Is Pain Here!

I have arrived once again at the final week before the launch of one my novels. This time, the fantasy adventure There Is Pain Here. The final week before release has always felt the same to a certain degree. Relief. Anticipation. And more than a few spoonfuls of, “I can’t quite believe I managed to write …

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What Rung on the Ladder is Your Character On?

Everyone is part of, and interacts with, organizations, institutions, groups and so on. Whether realistic or fantastic, narratives usually require at least some mention of social-political orders, large or small. What rung on the proverbial ladder are your characters on during the course of your story? I stumbled upon a website this weekend that makes …

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Announcing Launch Date Next

I mentioned on Twitter last night that my upcoming novel will be titled, There Is Pain Here. I’m not taking this chance to announce that it will be available in e-book form on Saturday, May 18. The price has yet to be determined. I do plan to make this title available in paperback form as well, …

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Authors and Civic Engagement

We live in an ugly time. White supremacy is emboldened again. Modern Nazi groups, if not at the table are at least allowed in the room. Blase violations of the civil rights of children at the border, (and certainly beyond.) Rising Islamophobia. Homophobia. Rejection of science. It’s a modern Dark(ish) Age, and I do in …

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A Thousand Words Plus

In case you missed it, below is my new profile picture for this blog’s front page. I took it just a few days ago, backstage at the Black Box Arts Center, where I am currently appearing in a production of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. It earned first the honor of being my …

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