Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Tangents in Eden Volume 1 Reviewed by the Characters in the Story


Tangents in Eden Volume 1 was released nearly one year ago. To celebrate the first anniversary of my first book, I decided to have a bit of fun with the book. Below are reviews that each of the title characters would leave for the book. If You haven't gotten Tangents in Eden yet, it is free on Kindle Unlimited or available for $3.99 here. Or, if you are looking for a great deal, the book will be on sale for $.99 from March 27-31st.

In 2015, Adam J Williams spent a month in Eden interviewing people as research for his upcoming book. His intent was to interview enough people to establish a six degrees of separation within the group. Mr. Williams interviewed hundreds of individuals and collected their stories. As it turned out, everybody had a story, and in some way, they were each connected.

The book released to critical praise from reviewers, yet mixed reviews from citizens of Eden.

The following are reviews from the subjects of Tangents in Eden Volume 1.

"This book kept me on edge. It was high-flying and emotional. I jumped for joy when I got to see my name in print. A great read that I would recommend to anybody."
-Candice Kauffman

"Tangents in Eden is a knockout! People don't really think about the number of lives that they touch on a daily basis. After reading the book, it makes me wonder what other people's stories. A quick read and highly entertaining."
-Leo DiNardo

"Mother says that there's too much cursing and violence for me to read this book. But my best friend, Fred has been reading it to me when she's not around. I think the book is neat."
-Virgil Devereux

Adam J. Williams should start Tangents in Eden with a disclaimer that each of these stories is based on a true story but are still works of fiction. I feel like he took one of the most embarrassing moments in my life, surrounded it with fiction and embellishments, and made up other parts entirely. My chapter aside, I found the rest of the book entertaining, yet skeptical to the amount of truth.
-Anders Kauffman

While the writing in this book is technically sound and somewhat entertaining, I could have offered Adam J. Williams a few tips on how to make Tangents in Eden more engaging and substantial. If one is merely looking to be entertained by the misfortunes of others, then this is the perfect book for you.
-Tyson Corbin

Tangents in Eden is genius because Adam J. Williams has somehow turned one of the country's largest cities into a small town where everyone's life bumps against each other. I was skeptical that Mr. Williams would be able to connect the stories and it took a second reading before I made some of the connections. I would love to hear the audiobook version.
-Nick Gregory

My only complaint with Tangents in Eden is how mopey he portrayed my character. When you spend as much time being friends with a-holes as me, eventually somebody's going to get punched in the face. When that happens, you have to man up and get over it. I think that Adam J. Williams did a good job capturing some of the weird, unexplainable things that happen in Eden.
-Bug Fett

Tangents in Eden Volume 1 was released nearly one year ago. To celebrate the first anniversary of my first book, I decided to have a bit of fun with the book. Below are reviews that each of the title characters would leave for the book. If You haven't gotten Tangents in Eden yet, it is free on Kindle Unlimited or available for $3.99 here. Or, if you are looking for a great deal, the book will be on sale for $.99 from March 27-31st.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Literary e-clectic: Lost & Found


The Literary e-clectic is a quarterly magazine that every issue is the same, only different. Each quarter has a different theme that the stories adhere to. 


In Adam J. Williams’ The Field, a former professional athlete gets lost in a corn maze that he designed. 



Patricia Correll’s The Woodcutter tells a familiar tale from an unfamiliar perspective. 



Evelyn Deshane’s Magda Mayfly follows X as he strives for gender neutrality for himself while drawing from an unsolved transgender murder case. 



Brittany Rohm’s Hitchhiking in Middle Earth, a woman, traveling New Zealand solo, trying to disconnect from the world, finds herself alone in a car with a convict. 



In Daniel Miller’s Hindsight, a couple finds themselves at an exclusive and mysterious club with a life-changing opportunity. 



At the Literary e-clectic, we don’t care if the stories are fiction or non-fiction or what type of genre that they may fall into. What we care about is having good stories.


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Revenants Season I, Episode II


The followup to the top free dystopian/post-apocalyptic book.

When the zombies arrived twenty-five years ago, the world did not end. People adapted and learned to live with them. There are two varieties of zombies. Gerries wander around slowly and aimlessly. Renals are always at an eleven. The only thing that they want is to eat, and they always sprint towards that goal.

However, now a new variety has surfaced: Revenants. These are zombies that retain their memories and personalities from when they were living. 

Elliot is a Revenant ---a zombie that kept his humanity--- and a vegetarian that's not interested in eating people. On the same day that he made his first public appearance, a switch was flipped, and the world changed.

Bonnie and Tyler are teenagers in love. They have lost everything and are running for safety when they encounter a stranger.

Ray is now the protector of a boy, Little Mike. As they make their way to Ray's house, neither are sure if they are ready for what's inside.

Patrick awoke with no signs of the Survivors of Rathe. He leaves the safety of his home to search for them only to end up someplace unexpected.

Julie was at work in the tv studio when she realizes that it has been overrun by zombies.

Combining the episodic nature of TV with the in-depth character found in novels, If you like The Walking Dead and LOST, you will love this series that combines suspense, action, and fear of the unknown.


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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Revenants Season I, Episode I


Zombies are coming!

When the zombies arrived twenty-five years ago, the world didn't end. People adapted and learned to live with them. There are two varieties of zombies. Gerries wander around slowly and aimlessly. Renals are always at an eleven. The only thing that they want is to eat, and they always sprint towards that goal.

But now a new variety has surfaced: Revenants. These are zombies that retain their memories and personalities from when they were living. 

Elliot is a Revenant and isn't interested in killing. But he has to fight for everything. His job, his house, his life. He has publicly come out in hopes of having others do the same.

Bonnie is a teenager with a lost past that wants nothing more than the complete eradication of every zombie.

Ray was a teacher than ended up in jail working as a zombie killer for a work release program.

Patrick is a self-made man that's been searching for his missing sister for twenty-five years.

None of them are prepared for what is about to happen.

Combining the episodic nature of TV with the in-depth character found in novels, If you like The Walking Dead and LOST, you’ll love this series that combines suspense, action, and fear of the unknown.

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Sunday, September 4, 2016

Literary e-clectic: The Bargain is now available


In Adam J. Williams' The Treehouse, a twelve year old is missing and his classmate finds himself exploring a treehouse in the woods. 

Beau Hulgan's Jack's Zippo is a story about a man trying to trick the devil in his local pub. 

Juli Caldwell' By the Bluff has an FBI profiler waiting for a meeting with a serial killer.

Charles Kinney Jr's Dollar Store Whore is a love letter to a store that will let you buy anything for $1.

In Cornelius Fortune's Through an Opening... a man finds a hole in his girlfriend's head and didn't expect what came next.

Friday, July 15, 2016


We are pleased to announce that the first issue of the Literary e-clectic is now available! This issue's theme is The Change. 

  • Adam J. Williams' The Metamorphosis of Billie Gregor is about a woman that is focusing on her increased sexual desire instead of dealing with other changes in her life. 
  • Arik Skot Williams' Fruit and Labor, goes inside the head of a sinister citrus seller. 
  • Newdigate Ausley's Single Occupancy is story about loneliness and depression that reads like a lyrical poem. 
  • Beau Hulgan's Someone Else's Fingers, Someone Else's Toes is about a man dealing with changing technology after a car accident. 
  • C.N. Coats' Fireflies is punch in the gut story about a boy that needs to get away from his difficult family life. 
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Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Queen of Oz

Our Kickstarter campaign for The Queen of Oz has begun! Click the link on the left to check it out! If you would like to read the first three chapters of the book for free, they are posted on Adam J. Williams' blog here.