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First Review of High School Asylum

Posted in Blog, education, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 28, 2010 by dustus

Hey Everyone.  I have some news to share…

Well, the waiting is over.  This first review of High School Asylum was posted this morning.


Click here to read the review…

A Holiday Story—excerpt from H.S. Asylum

Posted in Blog, education, writing with tags , , , , , , , , on December 19, 2009 by dustus

Aside from the incident with the delivery truck, I loved the holidays. My father really loved the holidays too. Bursting with constant energy and cheer, it was as if he went out of his way to make sure that everything was extremely enjoyable for all of us most years. Even though I didn’t always get a lot of presents, we spent a great deal of quality time together. Even before Abby was born, my father would go overboard acting like a goofball…

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Dustus Blog— Top Post (First Year)

Posted in Blog, education, people, writing with tags , , , , , , on November 9, 2009 by dustus

Old scaleThe Scales of Dustus: Author reviews the experience of reading his novel in Paperback  vs.  on the Amazon Kindle
—by Adam Dustus

Over the past year I have been fortunate to realize a lifelong goal.  Ever since I discovered the sheer pleasure of connecting with books, I dreamed of becoming a thought-provoking novelist.  Having always wondered what it would be like to read my own novel for the first time in paperback, I finally earned the privilege of enjoying the physical proof of High School Asylum.  I was inspired and moved to work even harder by the pivotal experience.  Stirred by many emotions of satisfaction and gratitude, I wrote about that day I received my proof copies on The Dustus Blog  (Twice the Proofs on January 7th). After tearing open the UPS envelope, I marveled at the cover; then read all 366 pages.  Smiling for days, I kept thinking, “Wow, my first novel in paperback!  Can anything top this?” … Read Entire Article
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What I like most about this article, besides having created the visual element, is that this effort was my first official guest blog—posted on WebDoctus.com in August. Being a proud computer nerd and into social media, I visit that website all the time.  So it was truly an honor to be asked to contribute to such a cool site.  Thank you, Michael Duvall!
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