Author Archives: Andrew Oberg

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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Freedom’s Mask – Chapter 1, Part 1

Over the next few weeks we’ll be previewing 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, but you can read it here first. We hope you like it!   Chapter One, Part One I could feel the sun […]

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Flogging the artist

It’s easy to consider the 1960s as the time when the various counterculture movements in the world’s industrialized nations reached their peaks for both potency of influence and hypocrisy of intent. There was plenty of money to be made on the backs of those who very loudly proclaimed a disdain for money, and there was […]

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Mixing metaphors

Many good-intentioned people seeking to help will tell you never to mix your metaphors, that it is a hallmark of poor writing, that it confuses or fails to engage the reader, and that it is either sloppy or amateurish. In almost all cases they will be right; but then, in almost all cases everyone giving […]

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What is the point of poetry?

Congratulations to George Saunders on his recent Man Booker Prize win for Lincoln in the Bardo, a book that tells the story of Abraham Lincoln visiting the grave of his young son and encountering the voices of the many dead. I haven’t read the work myself, and given the size of my reading list I probably […]

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