I should probably clarify something, as the title of this post may lead to some confusion. Mr. Sykes did not leap at the opportunity to be featured on America's 275,312th most-read sci-fi author's blog. He has his own blog, his own life, and his own excessively owl-based Twitter feed. 

However, as Adam is away on business (shameless lie), we're just gonna send you off to Sam's site for your bi-weekly dose of writing goodness. 

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