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Okay. So I Was Wrong

Prodigious Savant and Deviant Acts by JJ White have been acquired by Black Opal Books!

Prodigious Savant (Estimated release date Fall 2014)

There are fewer than one hundred reported cases of prodigious savants in the world. Those few who possess the savant syndrome all have an island of brilliance that allows them to excel in some remarkable talent. Unfortunately, they all share various developmental disabilities; some bizarre, others violent.
In 1962 Vermont, seventeen-year-old Gavin Weaver survives a horrendous explosion, six hours of brain surgery, and thirty days in a coma, to awaken possessing not just one savant talent, but several: art, music, mathematics, and memory, and all without suffering any of the usual mental disabilities associated with head trauma…except one issue he keeps hidden from all.
His newly acquired abilities thrust him into the public eye as the amazing ‘Whiz Kid’ from Burlington; a moniker he detests. His genius, paranoia, and increased hallucinations result i…

Dead Authors On Twitter

1.Ernest Hemingway
    Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?








William Faulkner
       And that from a writer who has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.”



      Jane Austen-Gentlemen. May we agree you are both fine writers with different styles?


Mark Twain
Jane, I haven’t any right to criticize books, and I don’t do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticize yours, but your books madden me so that I can’t conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Every time I read ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ I want to dig you up and hit you over the skull with your own shin-bone.


Jane Austen-   Mr. Twain. Surely, even a man of your meager literary background and lineage must be joking?

    Ralph Waldo Emerson
     I think he is not, Jane. Whenever I peruse your novels, they seem to me vulgar in tone, sterile in artistic invention, imprisoned in the wretched conventions of English society,…