Trish, what do you hope readers will take away from IN A PERFECT WORLD?
I hope readers will fall in love with the historically dense, frenetic, smelly, wonderful cit... Read more of this blog post »
Emily In The Wall (short story) is scheduled for release on June 9th from The Society Of Misfit Stories
The Lightship (short story) is included in The Best Of British Science Fict... Read more of this blog post »
We seem to have a lot of them these days. Just read the papers or watch the news. No, I’m not talking about all those tireless journalists working their fingers to the bone, breaking bombshell, after expose, after blockbuster about the crazed, pathetic or frightening antics of our sitting preside...Read more of this blog post »
My friend Alan died tonight.
Better posts than mine will come. They’ll be more detailed, more insightful, and with the benefit of time to take a finer form. I had to get this down, get it from skull to fingertips to screen, in the brief but merciful expanse of numbness between emotio...Read more of this blog post »
…I s’pose yeez would’ve had to be there… but I’ve been giggling away all morning at the memory of it… come with me, back more than 50 years… picture the young Master Gallacher, newly minted apprentice at the redoubtable Clydesdale & North of Scotland Bank Limited, Govan Cross Branch in Dockla...Read more of this blog post »
Time travel has always been a fertile field of research even if it has not yielded any tangible fruits. Although the number of works of fiction discussing the topic of time travel clearly exceeds that of those of academic extraction, the research on time travel continues producing papers that dis...Read more of this blog post »
On this day in history, 28th May 1533, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, proclaimed the validity of Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn. You can click here to read more about that.
1533 was a big ye...Read more of this blog post »
This is my “well, that was a crappy day of writing” face!
Crashcourse continues onward, slow and steady. Okay, reallllllyyyyyy slowly. Cripes, my self-editing is out of control. It’s time to break this habit once and for all.
Crashcourse Slows Down
Today...Read more of this blog post »
One thing that most people discover about me is that I will rant about things that irritate me. Today, I will share a little bit of that with you. Not political, though. Not only is that extremely frustrating and depressing, everyone and their third cousins are doing that these days.
Okay, I lie....Read more of this blog post »
When it comes to North Korea, President Trump has consistently sounded a core message: Beijing is the regime’s top economic enabler, and the Chinese have not done enough to ratchet up economic pressure over Pyongyang’s nuclear program. That assessment has been the centerpiece of Trump’s North Kor...Read more of this blog post »
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the dregs meme: [3/5] platonic pairings - Kaz x Jesper
Kaz paused. He’d known the question would come, and yet it was still
hard to hear his brother’s name spoken. “Someone I trusted.” He looked
over his shoulder and met Jesper’s gray eyes. “Someone I didn’t want to
I mentioned last week, that if you want to increase the collective IQ of a task-oriented group, then adding smart people won’t accomplish your goal. Adding women will. In fact, if you add people who are smart, but opinionated and domineering, all of those smart people will result in an unproducti...Read more of this blog post »
1931 – Auguste Piccard and Charles Knipfer took the first manned trip into the stratosphere when they rode in a pressurized cabin attached to a balloon to an altitude of 51,800 feet.
1959 – After almost a decade, MIT shut down its Whirlwind computer. It ran 35 hours a week at 90 percent utility us...Read more of this blog post »
A mural for Forest For The Trees, 2016, by Yoshi47.
• “Who’s the real cunt?” Andrew O’Hagan on the Daily Mail‘s hypocrisies, Little England bigotries and omni-outrage in a review of Mail Men: The Unauthorised Story of the ‘Daily Mail’, the Paper that Divided and Conquered Britain by Adrian Ad...Read more of this blog post »
I was doing some much needed spring-cleaning of the tags for this blog the other day, and it belatedly occurred to me that I never posted about the specific stories I’ve contributed to the Manifold Press anthologies. So I hope you don’t mind me catching up with some belated shameless self-promoti...Read more of this blog post »
Saturday’s here! Whee! Saturday of a big holiday weekend for those of us USA’ers. I don’t like to say “Americans” in this context, because there are more nations on this continent than just the U-S-of-A, and I don’t think they’re celebrating Memorial Day Weekend like we are!! Well, I’m not doing...Read more of this blog post »
This has spoilers for the first book, The Heart of Texas, and the remainder of the series, so I have put a cover first. If you haven't read book 1 in the Texas series then you won't be spoiled.
And... Read more of this blog post »
I hope, but am not yet sure, that this post is a counterexample to Betteridge’s law of headlines. To back up that hope, let me sketch an argument that has arisen from the discussion so far, which appears to get us close to showing that if and are three -sided dice chosen independently at random...Read more of this blog post »
There are two ways to live your life,
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Albert Einstein said that.
I like the idea of being surrounded by miracles . . .
And am grateful every day.
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Date Published: May 15, 2017
Publisher: 33 Partners Publishing
Join bestselling romantic comedy author, Whitney Dineen, as she discovers the three Es of parenting:
Exhilarating—when you first discover you’re pregnant.
Exhausting—when you realize you’ll most likely n...Read more of this blog post »
then hidden amongst the decorated yard:
which, of course, included ducks:
Because it was time for Rain Dragon's Red Egg Birthday Hunt again! She's five years old and the red egg hunt is now officially a tradition, with kids standing at the ready:
for the big s... Read more of this blog post »
Question: We see the world as if inside ourselves and try to satisfy our desires, but outside of us we see nothing because it seems to us that these are other people’s desires. Will Kabbalah make us feel the entire world as our own desires?
Answer: Yes, it will. Moreover, the desires that come to...Read more of this blog post »
“Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, if you’ve a ready mind – Where those of wit and learning, will always find their kind…” If you’re brilliant, witty, and a lover of learning, you’re probably a Ravenclaw. Show some pride for your Hogwarts house with these magical finds:
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The most common way to deal with the future is to try to predict it. To be in the right place at the right time with the right skills or investments.
A far more successful and reliable approach is to invent the future. Not all of it, just a little part. But enough to make a difference.
... Read more of this blog post »
Die Video-Heftvorstellung von COMPACT 6/2017 mit Katrin Ziske, Martin Müller-Mertens und Jürgen Elsässer.
BRD-Hetze gegen Andersdenkende: „Früher warst Du verfemt, wenn Du Landser oder Störkraft gehört hast und jetzt bist Du schon rechts wenn Du Helene Fischer hörst und Xavier Naidoo.“
Bundeswehr:...Read more of this blog post »
What's Angelica got up her sleeve this time?
Tricia and Angelica leave Booktown behind for some much needed R&R. Naturally they choose a Mystery Lovers cruise, where they can ponder whodunnit in deck chairs while sipping colorful drinks and soaking up some rays. But the fun is cut short when... Read more of this blog post »
Swinging by for a quick update about all things Alex Craft. The website now includes the cover for GRAVE RANSOM (Alex Craft book five), several links for where the book can be pre-ordered (with more to come as they become available), and AN EXCERPT!
Part of the excerpt might look a litt... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
This book has amazing insights into relationship.
In it, Dr Pat Allen explores the roles of the masculine and the feminine in relationship. Although the book title, "Getting to I Do", suggests it is for getting to marriage, the subtitle,... Read more of this blog post »
The following stories will be available free for download beginning 5/28 for the next 5 days on Amazon for Kindle.
Be sure to grab a copy if you haven't read them already and post a review if you love them!
Tales of Death: The Hammer Man
Bedtime... Read more of this blog post »
Here is the tentative description of the book:
"An American in Budapest for his twenty-first birthday with his girlfriend and best friends.
He catches the eye of... Read more of this blog post »
It's been a long while since I blogged.
In November of last year, my niece ran a fever and had minor swelling in her belly. She went to the doctor, was diagnosed with a mass in her abdomen and was sent to the hospital. It happened very quickly. No warning signs. No hints that something was growi... Read more of this blog post »
Alrighty, got the first 20% of this eloquently titled short story downloaded, and let’s crack into er…
First paragraph we have this beautifully written line “He plopped do... Read more of this blog post »
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