Jake's Monthly- Alternate History Anthology

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Some of the best writers in the field have written stories involving worlds where history turned out differently. This is the result. More

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Published: July 07, 2012
Words: 16,730
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476047546
About Jake Johnson

A seventeen-year-old freelance writer and professional editor, Jake J. Johnson is not using a pseudonym. Starting to read at any early age, he built up college-level reading comprehension on a steady diet of imaginative SF and horror before entering high school. It was around this time that he discovered a talent for writing, and, shortly thereafter, another for editing.

He is rather disenchanted by novels which appear in English curricula, and much prefers newer, original stories created using recent media. For example, the interactive stories told through the video games “The Stanley Parable” and “Dear Esther”, the concept of the “light novel”, and the community-told story of “The Fear Mythos”. He much prefers looking to the future to studying the past.

His favorite novel is both Neal Stephenson’s “Snow Crash” and Lawrence Miles' "This Town Will Never Let Us Go", and his favorite short story is Isaac Asimov’s “The Last Question”.

His ultimate goal is to become an anthology and manuscript editor at ACE, ROC, TOR, or DAW. For now, he's content with gaining a hold on the world of publishing.

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Reviews

Review by: Cable Rook on July 08, 2012 : star star star star star
You'll like it.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Stone Grei on July 08, 2012 : star star star star star
Excellent quick reads. Love the alt.hist.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: James Wymore on July 08, 2012 : star star star star star
Totally worth the price for a nice slice of reworked history.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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