Reflect Your Dreams
Do people see what you aspire to? When you look in the mirror, do you?
The sky isn't the limit.
So many magic wands
So little time.
Why I Write About Elves
I’ve never been keen on stories that just try to present ‘wow’ ideas—the equivalent of movie productions that rely on stunts and explosions to hold the attention. The question is not whether we can think of something radical or extreme but whether we can discover some sufficient reason for updating our credence function. – Nick Bostrom
Man's Best Friend
Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside, it’s too dark to read. – Groucho Marx
Fantasy fiction is essentially about the concept of power; great fantasy fiction is about people who find it at great cost or lose it tragically; mediocre fantasy fiction is about people who have it and never lose it but simply wield it.
― Stephen King
Teaser Tuesday! Molybdenum part 2 – What’s in the bag?
Readers! Here we are back in Teaser Tuesday territory already. This week, we continue with the touching story of a girl, her boyfriend, and his metal detector. His metal detector? What's in the bag? Yeah, I should have known it would be in a garbage dump....
Teaser Tuesday – Molybdenum
“I got something you have to see.” Neel was rarely that emphatic. Or articulate. His specs weren’t broadcasting my breasts. One was broadcasting static, the other a test pattern. Then they were counting down the way old films did and suddenly a gangster (my specs tagged him as Edward G. Robinson playing Rico Bandello) was getting shot and falling, and then they were just frog’s eyes (Bufus bufus, Wikipedia Commons), with a little PShopped sparkle. Neel was obviously having a hard time keeping his mind on things.
“I slapped you the last time you tried to show me that.”
He had regained his cool. The shades were playing Pong. His right eye was winning.
“Jebus, not that! Is sex the only thing you girls think about?”
What friends are for!
Anyone who knows the biographies of JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis knows they were friends. It clearly shows in this review of The Hobbit. Our standards of 'full disclosure' have grown more strict since this time. I think we would expect at least one reference to 'my good...
Fyre and Ice-hearted Monks
Tears, and mist.
Introducing Teaser Tuesday!
Teaser Tuesday: Fyre on the Mountain
Speed lines, really?
Speed lines, where do they come from? Your intrepid reporter investigates, and finds evidence they are a British invention. Damnably clever, those British!
Your platform needs a platform
Building a platform of loyal readers requires a social media platform -feeds, sites, and photos. For me, a website run on the Wordpress platform works best. Let’s explore the basics.
Writing about blogging
Having written and designed several blogs, blogging itself will be a topic here.
Watch this space
Watch this space!