We start the episode off by talking about what we’re each currently reading. Then we go into 13 comic books that are closer to literary fiction. We also get into an interesting conversation about literary themes in mainstream superhero comics.

Finally, we end the episode with a ridiculous live reading of King Arthur. 

If you want to check out the list, head on over to Bustle.

#75: Writing Talk With Author Benjamin Cross Drunken Pen Writing Podcast

We're joined by archeologist and author Benjamin Cross to talk about his new novel, Colony. But that's not all! We discuss a whole litany of topics.  Benjamin tells us what it's like to use his archeology background to help shape the world of Colony as well as how it helped with forming a more realistic setting for his horror thriller. We also discuss his writing process and how it has evolved over the years, the trials of getting his first novel published including working with literary agents and editors for the first time, and how he has been able to build up his social media following and the importance that has with book sales. We also touch on book reviews, creating characters, and the importance of pacing. There's a lot of great stuff in this one! You can find Benjamin and his work at: https://www.benjamin-cross.com/ Twitter @BenCross_author Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/benjamincross.author/ And on Instagram @benjamincross.author  And on Goodreads at https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56807194-colony
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