Paul Kupperberg on November 11th, 2009

When one makes a living as a freelance writer, one must often write a wide range of things.

In my case, that includes, among other things, comic books, short stories, novels, articles and the occasional foray into non-fiction for the YA market.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on December 3rd, 2008

Hey, what’d you know…my 100th post (thanks to pal Rob Kelly over at the Aquaman Shrine for the idea of using the above cover to illustrate it…why would I think of such a thing, just ’cause I wrote the comic–well, co-wrote, with Paul Levitz–and a 3-D diorama of the lovely Joe Staton/Dick Giordano cover sits about two and a half feet from my desk) in the form of Part 2 of the Wonder Woman essay:

What Is So Hard About Wonder Woman?!
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Paul Kupperberg on November 30th, 2008

Late last year, I ghost-wrote an essay for a book about action-adventure TV shows for a writer friend who was behind the 8-ball and called for volunteers on the writers list we’re on to help him out of his jam. Here’s the first half:

What Is So Hard About Wonder Woman?!
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Paul Kupperberg on November 12th, 2008

Some writing gigs are a pure horror. One such horror was this, a young adult non-fiction book about the building of the Alaska Highway (very short version: authorized right after Pearl Harbor to link North American air bases through U.S., Canada, and Alaska, the highway was begun in February 1941 and finished, 1600 miles later, in September 1941, an engineering marvel spearheaded by the U.S.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on October 22nd, 2008

Here’s something I found rooting around in archived folders: the manuscript for Mythology Around the World: Mesoamerican Mythology, a non-fiction book I wrote for Rosen Publishing in October 2005. Due to a misunderstanding (meaning I probably didn’t read the Series Guidelines closely enough), the book I wrote was a survey of the myths of all the Mesoamerican cultures when it was supposed to focus on a specific people (I forget which).… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on October 8th, 2008

As a glance at the sidebar to the left of And Then I Wrote… will show, I also write a bit of non-fiction, mostly for the young adult (5th – 8th grade) market. I seem to do about two of these year, the first dozen or so for Rosen Publishing (a library and school school library publisher) and I’m about to begin on my third for Chelsea House, a division of Facts-On-File.… Read the rest

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