Galley Proof – Kindle edition by Eric Arvin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking. When they work, however, they’re damn delicious, and Eric Arvin proves very able in the kitchen (and other rooms) in Galley Proof.. Galley Proof, by Eric Arvin. An insightful, witty romance by an insightful, witty author. Story blurb: Fiction writer Logan Brandish is perfectly.

Author: JoJohn Grorisar
Country: Saudi Arabia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Health and Food
Published (Last): 21 August 2015
Pages: 145
PDF File Size: 14.74 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.3 Mb
ISBN: 915-4-17490-337-9
Downloads: 83146
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kigal

I was never really invested in Logan and didn’t really care if he ever found what he was looking for. All and all, another Arvin winner. I am saying many of them caused a niggle of discomfort while reading it.

If it was intended, it was well done, and if it was not…maybe it is anyway. The writing arvinn slightly purple and slightly pretentious, because it’s in first person and Logan is slightly purple and slightly pretentious.

Author Week Review : Galley Proof by Eric Arvin

Don’t think this is important for his medical care? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Happily, Arvin gives us affirmative answers to all these questions.

If it had to be published, why couldn’t it be an in-house newsletter to amuse the people who are able to recognise and appreciate the publishing jokes. There’s no romance here. Logan with his struggle to write his new novel and each turn of a new genre that came up. Love, Christopher Street — Thomas Keith, ed. It works for him, no need to disrupt what works.

Sole Focus: Book Review – Galley Proof by Eric Arvin

The descriptions were also awesome. Brock encourages him to shake things up a bit and he does but it doesn’t quite turn out the way he planned when he falls for Brock. And his use of humor is always a delight. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: However, after bringing Logan to meet his family, Brock told him that he’s not ready for any relationship, and it’s better if Logan got a new editor.


I had to stop myself from highlighting line after line because there really is no point in highlighting an entire book. Both Brock and the current editor pushed Logan for no other reason but to satisfy their own wants. For a while he tried his hand at farming in Upper Canada, but hearing rumours of gallwy gold finds in a place called British Columbia, he sold the farm and boldly set out with a good horse and a pair of pack mules for the three thousand mile trek across country.

The supporting cast is eclectic and quirky, and I especially love the side story with Janey and the proov between the religious boys in her neighborhood.

Or maybe his life as an author? I must be in a pissy mood, because while this book was reasonably entertaining while reading it, it is hitting some fairly significant WTF? If avin had to be published at all, why not just do it and NOT market it as something it’s not. After all, gay people and those who are sympathetic to their cause always argue for diversity.

Galley Proof by Eric Arvin.

The end It’s not bad, but I’m not wowed by it. Fiction writer Logan Brandish is perfectly happy in galle peaceful small-town routine with his best friend, his cat, and his boyfriend—until he meets the editor of his next book, the handsome Brock Kimble, and the lazy quiet of everyday living goes flying out the window.

At which point you either decide to move on and give this author a wide berth in the future, or you decide to give something back to the reading community and write a longwinded review that starts with a handful of meta-paragraphs sure to annoy innocent review readers.


Galley Proof

So, his identity crises were the outcome of two manipulative editors with issues, not from his writing. I enjoyed the second half as much as the first, when it turned into almost a travelogue story as the MC heads to Europe. I would have given this book one star regardless, this just removed any guilt I might have felt. Argin relationships and cheating?

Brock hasn’t talked to dad in years he tells no one gzlley. You are commenting using your Twitter galley. Or maybe I just got up on the wrong side of the bed with I must be in a pissy mood, because while this book was reasonably entertaining while reading it, it is hitting some fairly significant WTF?

Whatever led to the creation and publication of this book, is everything that’s wrong with the publishing industry today.

Because it is a perfect parallel to the book written by his protagonist, Logan Brandish. Georgia, United States View my complete profile.

Galley Proof by Eric Arvin | Dreamspinner Press

Logan is then forced to get another editor, Frances, who comes across as worse than every nightmare principal I ever experienced when I was in school many, MANY years ago. The topic—writers and writing—is a natural for any author, but it is not without its risks.

The characters were all great; none of the supporting cast was one-dimensional.