The first thing that comes to mind about Castles in the Air by Christina Dodd is the infamous three-armed heroine on the cover. (And if you’re lucky enough to come across this out-of-print edition, grab it. I did!)
But once you get p... Read more of this blog post »
by Nigel Hems, coming soon.
Revised chapter outline:
Chapter 1. The Arrow
Chapter 2. Over the Stile
Chapter 3. The Feasters
The Strange Case of the Stoves
The Selected Ones
Chapter 4. The Maze
The First Hedge-Cutter
The Second Hedge-Cutter
The First Hut and the Vision of the Dazzling Illuminatio... Read more of this blog post »
JGH: ‘I write stories set in the seventeenth century and the early twentieth century.’
Q: Why those epochs?’
Good question. Let’s look at some clichés first: Roman sword’n’sandal stories are bloody and exciting; the War of the Roses is full of intrigue; T... Read more of this blog post »
Yeah, whatever. Don't judge.
While I was unpacking (and unpacking and unpacking) the seem... Read more of this blog post »
Can’t wait for August 14th, when we can all see this amazing movie, which shows the true events that lead up to the medical experiments at Ravensbruck Concentration Camp for women, the story behind Lilac Girls.
It all started with Operation Anthropoid, when Czech soldiers plotted to assassinate S...Read more of this blog post »
I have to admit, I can't really remember... Read more of this blog post »
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You have seen this quote before. It has been attributed, although never verified, as having been written by former Czech President Vaclav Klaus. It appeared shortly after the 2008 presidential election.
The original quote referenced the election of Barack Obama. The media never grasped its nuance... Read more of this blog post »
Summer vacation was coming up and Caroline’s mother asked her where she would like to go on during Summer Vacation:
“Do you want to go to Disneyland?” Caroline’s mother asked her.
“No, we’ve gone there five times. I’d rather go somewhere new.”
“To the Moon?” her mo... Read more of this blog post »
We do love a summer picnic here at Rosedale Cottage. Here’s a photo of a recent one. See how smooth and tidy our blanket is? And those two pieces of unidentifiable fruit in the middle. That’s all we’re having because we’re so health-conscious…and smiling.
Actually our picnics look nothing like th...Read more of this blog post »
The Bible says, "There is no God."
Did you know that?
It really does.
Check out Psalm 14:1.
Now go check those verses non-believers like to quote.
This is possibly the darkest novel I've ever written. It's also a lament for my lost Sydney -- I wrote the first draf... Read more of this blog post »
WHAT’S IN A NAME?
My grandfather’s name was Oscar, so when I chose this name for a minor character in “Time Served,” it was meant to be a private nod in his memory. Using the name of someone I know for a small part in a story is one thing, but using that name for a major cha... Read more of this blog post »
Note: all local Bermudian names except Lady Swan and Mrs Smith have been changed.
Am at the Dockyard in the old historic Victualling Yard, the Frog and Onion Pub, for lunch. Happy Birthday to me! Lucky to be here. Life on Bermuda is wonderful. I’m having my first D... Read more of this blog post »
For details or to put your name on the 2017 interest list, please see the camp webpages: Providence Bay Writers' Camp
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NOTES AND EXPERIMENTS TO BOOST WILLPOWER AND ACHIEVE SELF CONTROL BY READING THE GUIDELINES FROM THE BOOK "THE WILLPOWER INSTINCT: HOW SELF-CONTROL WORKS, WHY IT MATTERS, AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO GET MORE OF IT" WR... Read more of this blog post »
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My rating: 5 of 5 stars
*I received a free copy of this book courtesy of the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*
As a lover of dystopian fiction, I had enormous expectations for South, and I’m happy to say that it not only met my expectations but exceeded them by a mile... Read more of this blog post »
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