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Genji Press: Projects: The First Peek Dept.

My novel 'Welcome to the Fold' is now finally going public. A little at a time.

By Serdar Yegulalp on 2017/01/16 17:00

I kept promising I would do this, but now it's time to make good on my promises. The first public glimpse of my new (well, new since I finished it last year) book Welcome To The Fold is now available on the book-networking site Inkshares.

My plan is to upload chapters -- sections, really -- from the first third or so of the book, about one per week, and then see how much attention I can drum up on Inkshares that way. If it turns out to be a dud, I'll drop back to Plan B: Kindle and Amazon CreateSpace, with some promotion by way of a few services I've been introduced to in the past couple of months.

I really don't know what people are going to think about this one. Even I thought it was strange. In a good way, that is. If you don't like it, don't worry -- there's another book on the way that is as unlike this one as this one was unlike anything else I've done!

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Tags: Inkshares  Welcome to the Fold  writing 


Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned: Lipstick Traces Dept.

'Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned' and its hidden influences.

By Serdar Yegulalp on 2017/01/16 08:00

One of the chief influences on Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned has been the movie Strange Days, easily one of my favorite films of all time, and still not available in anything like a decent home video edition. I ended up dropping some Amazon points to order the German import Blu-ray Disc -- it looks terrific -- but anyone who doesn't have a multiregion BD player is either going to have to buy one or just suck their thumbs, since inexplicably there are no plans to issue it domestically. Hey, Fox, not to state the crashingly obvious here, but given that you're sitting on a stone cold cult classic that is even more relevant than ever, how about doing us a solid with it?

That said, having the movie back in hand made me think again about all the different influences that have converged in this project.

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Tags: Always Outnumbered Never Outgunned  Strange Days  influences  writers  writing 


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