Author Archives: Andrew Oberg

The Show Must Go On

As we’ve frequently discussed here, and as has almost become something akin to conventional wisdom, creative endeavors nowadays really can’t expect any degree of support from anywhere. Partly this is due to the economic and social climate, but partly too to the simple fact of over-saturation: millions more people are now expressing themselves – or […]

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Writing on a Prayer

“But I have trusted in thee, O Light, and said: Thou art my saviour. And my commandment, which thou hast decreed for me, is in thy hands. Save me out of the hands of the emanations of Self-willed, which oppress me and persecute me. Send thy light over me, for I am as naught before […]

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An Audience of One

In last week’s post we considered the issue of being misread and some responses or attitudes that a writer could take towards that particular prickly pear. In thinking about being misread though we might miss the larger picture, which is being read at all. That, we must never forget, is a luxury and the furthest […]

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Anticipating reader sloth

If there’s one commonality between what I’ve learned through my studies in my graduate degrees and my personal experiences as a writer it’s that very few people read well. With care, with precision, with enough time and effort to hold the text in line and by the hand as one advances from Point A to […]

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The Writer’s role

Writing – what’s the point anymore? Oh, there are those of us who write for their daily bread, and for them the raison d’être is as plain as day, but for those of who don’t live in New York City or London just what are we doing? Why? And what are we trying to accomplish […]

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Happy holidays, Freedom’s Mask, and back in January

All of us here at Drugstore Books wish you the happiest of holiday seasons, however you may or may not celebrate them. Time shows itself well in this season, and so let’s take it. We’ll be back in January with new content and a few more developments down the line. Also don’t forget to order […]

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Freedom’s Mask – Chapter 1, Part 5

This week’s post is the final portion of the first chapter of Andrew’s new novel, Freedom’s Mask (© 2017, ISBN: 978-1-976-40079-7). The book is NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK FROM ALL AMAZON OUTLETS! Get it today before the price goes up once it is also available through other retail outlets. An ebook version can also be […]

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Freedom’s Mask – Chapter 1, Part 4

Our preview of the first chapter of Andrew’s new novel, Freedom’s Mask (© 2017, ISBN: 978-1-976-40079-7) continues. The book will be available in all formats by mid-month – with plenty of time for the holidays. You can also find it here on Amazon Kindle’s new Scout campaign. Next week will be the final installment.   […]

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Freedom’s Mask – Chapter 1, Part 3

We continue our preview of the first chapter of Andrew’s new novel, Freedom’s Mask (© 2017, ISBN: 978-1-976-40079-7). The book will be available from tomorrow, 30 November, in digital format as part of Amazon Kindle’s new Scout campaign. Look for the paperback by mid-December, and keep checking in here for updates!   Chapter One, Part […]

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Freedom’s Mask – Chapter 1, Part 2

This week we continue our preview of the first chapter of Andrew’s new novel, Freedom’s Mask (© 2017, ISBN: 978-1-976-40079-7). The book will be available soon in both print and digital formats; look for the ebook next week and the paperback after that. But for now read it here first, only on DSB.   Chapter […]

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