‘A Novel for Not Very Bright Teens’ (2013)

I find that a lot of the books I enjoyed in my early teens, I can still enjoy as an adult. Mostly that’s because the author didn’t write down to his audience. In fact, unless they’ve been thoroughly ruined by public education and certain aspects of our popular culture, teens are among the brightest readers you can find; and I love writing for them, and thinking that if they like my work when they’re 14, they’ll still like it when they’re 64.

None of which applies to this literary quagmire:


About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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