- Anti-shurtugal Further Discussion on Bad Books
- Battlefield Earth Spork Covering L. Ron’s second largest waste of pulp
- Conjugalfelicity More Sporking
- Eye of Argon MST3K A riff on a terrible short from the seventies
- ImpishIdea Sporkings and Essays on Writing
- Kris Norge's Essays An in depth looks at tactics in a few series including the Eragon series.
- Mission Earth Recaps A series I’ve read and laughed at myself.
- Rejecter Blog A semi inactive blog about Query letters.
- Slushpile Hell Query letters from an Agent’s perspective.
- Snark Squad One of the best Fity Shades sporks in my opinion. They also do some TV shows and various other books.
- Verprose A far more comprehensive list of sporks than my little link bar
Monthly Archives: September 2013
Split Second Chapters 70 & 71
Chapter 70 We’ve rejoined Michelle and Parks who have gathered the local police and convened at the Fairmont Hotel. It’s a good thing that they’ve been reading along to or else they wouldn’t know to be there for the final … Continue reading
Posted in Baldacci, Recap, Spork Tagged Dull Details, End!, Evil and Stupid Leave a comment
Split Second Chapters 68 & 69
Chapter 68 Baldacci decides to take a trip down memory lane with the audience in tow. Michelle goes to the same library that King went to and doesn’t talk to the same librarian that he did. Lucky for us she … Continue reading
Posted in Baldacci, Recap, Spork Tagged A Wild Villain Appears, Dull Details, The Big Reveal Leave a comment
Split Second Chapters 66 & 67
Chapter 66 We join Michelle who’s driving to King’s house to warn him that he may be in danger. Also, fish in the ocean might be a little wet. She’s almost there when an explosion happens. Doing the first reasonable … Continue reading
Posted in Baldacci, Recap, Spork Tagged Going Nowhere Fast, Hidden Knowledge, Talk talk talk Leave a comment
Split Second Chapters 64 & 65
Chapter 64 Here’s something of a shock, Baldacci starts the chapter off with King consulting a “security firm”. Would you believe we’re not told why or what he wants from them? This is Baldacci trying to setup something he considers … Continue reading
Posted in Baldacci, Recap, Spork Tagged Dull Details, The plot thins, Weak villains 1 Comment
Split Second Chapters 62 & 63
Chapter 62 One of the more common cheats in suspense stories is hidden knowledge. It’s not uncommon in any genre, really but it becomes the meat and potatoes in shitty thrillers and mysteries. The author will have the character see … Continue reading
Posted in Baldacci, Recap, Spork Tagged Dull Details, Me am Dumb Hero, Too dumb to live Leave a comment
Split Second Chapters 60 & 61
Chapter 60 Joy of joy, we’re sixty chapters in and the main characters are finally starting to hunt down the villains. But being as the book has a good chunk left, I’d imagine it won’t go so well when they … Continue reading
Posted in Baldacci, Recap, Spork Tagged Dull Details, Going Nowhere Fast, It's a Broken Suspension Leave a comment
Split Second Chapters 58 & 59
Chapter 58 There are few things I appreciate about these books. First and foremost is that I learn a lot about how I write. I see patterns and bad habits that I do in the works of others and I, … Continue reading
Posted in Baldacci, Recap, Spork Tagged Evil and Stupid, Going Nowhere Fast, Me am Dumb Hero Leave a comment
Split Second Chapters 56 & 57
Chapter 56 So last chapter ended with them all agreeing they want to go together to talk to Scott. That’s not going to happen yet because Parks doesn’t know where he was. Last chapter, he said he had to “get … Continue reading
Posted in Baldacci, Recap, Spork Tagged Dull Details, End!, Going Nowhere Fast Leave a comment
Split Second Chapters 54 & 55
Chapter 54 We’re still with Michelle and King, otherwise known as the brains behind an assassination and a kidnapping. They’re driving away from Jorst’s house and talking about what they just learned from him. Michelle says that he might have … Continue reading
Posted in Baldacci, Recap, Spork Tagged Detective Hero, Dull Details, The plot thins Leave a comment