Fooled by Shiny Apps
Nassim Taleb’s Fooled by Randomness is a classicin the genre of erudite idea books. It’s an extended discussion of the many different ways humans misunderstand the role of probability in their everyday lives.
The book is most famous for its attack on the role of skill in mon...Read more of this blog post »
And this month is almost GONE! Amazing! I’m so looking forward to October because not only will there be fall weather and Halloween, but also my first ever FFXIV Fan Fest to attend!
Anyhow, how did my goals for September go this time around? Pretty good, actually!
The only g...Read more of this blog post »
Last week we discussed writing a short bio; this week we will talk about writing a long bio and creating a CV.
What's the need for more than one bio? Some places that might require a long descriptive author bio are: 1) your “About” page on your author website or blog, 2) an invitation from someo... Read more of this blog post »
Author: Marie Johnston
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Left an orphan, Grace Otto was a vampire child adopted by humans and raised in a secluded but loving environment. When she stumbles across their murders, she comes face to face with Rourke, the male who’s haunted her...Read more of this blog post »
Despite Amazon sneaking it out a few days early, the official release date for The Summer Goddess was actually last Friday, September 23rd 2016. The book is out now across all platforms and from good and bad bookshops, so wherever you are you should be able to get your hands on a copy!
Cover art b...Read more of this blog post »
Ryder Hannon, a thoroughbred horse trainer, has a big problem—fighting her fear of racing again. The emotional scars run deeper than her physical ones. But her romantic feelings towards handsome, uber-rich, s... Read more of this blog post »
The 2016 Ig Nobel Prize winners
Eating Cinnamon Converts Poor Learners Who Are Mice
“Reading Cinnamon Activates Olfactory Brain Regions”
It... Read more of this blog post »
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) September 29, 2016
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My father blamed our year in Germany for my wanderlust. We lived in Karlsruhe, where each weekday morning I walked a tree-lined, cobblestoned path with my brothers and sister to meet our school bus. I was in kindergarten, which meant I got out early, so my Mom would take me exploringafter school,...
It had sounded vaguely threatening. Kreis 6. Tibo was almost disappointed that the mysterious instruction on Pearl’s note was a designation for a section of the city, the neighborhoods of Unterstrass and Oberstrass combined. Not quite on the lake, it was still charmin... Read more of this blog post »
A part of Jefferson's or... Read more of this blog post »
In 1948, Gustav Perle is a kindergartner in the undistinguished town of Matzingen, Swit... Read more of this blog post »
Over the last year I’ve had a chance to get to know an interesting person—my grandson, now fourteen months old. I see him almost every day and sometimes spend most of my day with him. Rather than being boring, this has been an entertaining and informative experience for me. One of the lessons I’v... Read more of this blog post »
Caught Inside Jamie Deacon Series: Boys on the Brink , book oneRelease date: September 29, 2016
Blurb: It should have been simple—a summer spent with his girlfriend Zara at her family’s holiday cottage in Cornwall. Seventeen-year-old Luke Savage jumps at the... Read more of this blog post »
FUN FACTS: 1. See-le-Mork is yet another village named by my talented sister (it seems that she is more capably of coming up wit... Read more of this blog post »
Failure and I are intimately acquainted.
I’m a Virgo. To people who don’t know the horoscope, it’s a difficult sign. We’re not like the fiery hot Scorpio, or the flowy Aquarius, or the Aries leader. Nope. I’m a follower. A perfectionist. A people pleaser.
And I despise failure of all types in my...Read more of this blog post »
I am just doing a post here folks to let you all know what I do and offer.
Vanderhoof Photography is a one-person mobile business.
I have no home office.
I am international traveling, and a Jack-of-ALL-TRADES.
I do photography, in a variety of styles, photojournalism, product, portrait and m...
Today I'm happy to share a book I've had the pleasure of reading. The story is fun and has a great message. Check out Lizzie & McKenzie's Fabulous Adventures: Mayhem in Madrid by Dina Tate!
Imagine if all the little girls of the world looked alike. If the Same Glam Goddess gets her way, it c... Read more of this blog post »
Hubby & I celebrated our 17th Wedding Anniversary last weekend, which was super cool. And October means birthday month for both hubby & daughter. Plus daylight savings!
As usual, I had a to-do list I wanted to tackle this week.... Read more of this blog post »
A practical illustration from Don Whitney’s little book,Praying the Bible, using Psalm 23:
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You read the first verse—“The Lord is my shepherd”—and you pray something like this:
Lord, I thank you that you are my shepherd. You’re a good shepherd. You have shepherded me all my life. And,...
Listening to a presentation from #cartoonnetwork #turnerinterns #mikelaughead #ccadedu (at Columbus College of Art & Design)
When Polish regulators struck down a deal this past month to construct Nord Stream 2—a gas pipeline connecting Russia with Germany via the Baltic Sea—we wondered whether we were seeing the death of the project. Poland’s concern centered on the anti-competitioneffect the pipeline would have in Eur...Read more of this blog post »
Return to the dangerous and seductive romance
that got pulses racing in the Chasing Fire trilogy...
A Chasing Fire Novella (#3.5)
Ann Marie Walker & Amy K. Rogers
Releasing September 20th, 2016
Hudson Chase and Alessandra Sinclair's heartracing romance continues in... Read more of this blog post »
At the Huffington Post, psychologist David Moshman reviews two new books on academic freedom: Unsafe Space, and Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity (I have not read either). Reflecting on these books, Moshman, an emeritus professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who describes himsel...Read more of this blog post »
If police could predict when and where crimes are likely to occur, they could deploy their resources to maximal efficiency and be in the right place at the right time to stop crime. If they could predict who is likely to commit a crime, they could perhaps intervene with social services to prevent...Read more of this blog post »
Fall is here and the decorations are starting to come out. I love the smell of fall and love when my home smells of all the great scents. Visit Good Housekeeping to find out how to make your home smell like fall.Read more of this blog post »
Fairlie and Jenna are best friends – they always have been. Lately, they haven’t been in contact with each other as much as usual, but Fairlie reasons that they’re lives are hectic. She’s a nurse and keeps sporadic hours. Jenna has been busy, first with a new husband and then with a baby. The exc...Read more of this blog post »
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