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Free beer

Eehh! Caught ya! It’s actually free books, three of them, to be exact. I’m giving away signed copies of The Ship to Look for God trilogy. Now through 14 Dec, go here, fill out the contact form, and pray for … Continue reading

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Stan Lee was my Father

Not in the Darth Vader/Luke Skywalker sense; more in the Max Perkins/Thomas Wolfe one. (Now THERE’s a literary reference that’s going to cause a Google scramble!). If anyone fired up my imagination and urge to write stories, it was Stan … Continue reading

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Pudding Fist

They gave the Fist to Colleen Wing. Are you kidding me? Now, before you leap on your feminist high horse and give me all that I-am-woman-hear-me-Kiaa crap, understand that it’s not grrl power or anything like that which sparks my … Continue reading

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Conflict of Interest

I  went to Capclave 2018 instead of Lost Weekend 10 because the two conflicted. And because I can’t hang. At least at Capclave I can go to sleep at a reasonable time and wake at a reasonable time and take … Continue reading

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World Series Update

Figured it was about time I updated things, like several series I finished over the past few months: Daniel Suarez’ Daemon and Freedom. Daemon left me breathless. My goodness, talk about brutal and ruthless. Freedom, though, threw a great big … Continue reading

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Harsh Mistress

The 49th anniversary of the first moon landing passed a few days ago with no fanfare, no notice, no interest. As has every single moon landing and its anniversary since about the time Alan Shepard whacked a golf ball into … Continue reading

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The Dad of Frankenstein

I saw the movie Mary Shelley  a little while back. Pretty good. Enjoyed it. Elle Fanning   was far more ingenue than Mary Shelley ever was but, fine, she has the look. Thought it gave a very accurate portrayal of … Continue reading

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Nick of Time

I was sitting around doing nothing this past Friday when my son called and said, “Hey, would you like to meet Nick Foles?” Seems the Nickster has written a book and was signing copies at a bookstore in Harrisburg. Harrisburg? … Continue reading

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Picture Books Writ Larger

A couple of days ago I finished Caliban’s War, the second book of James. S. A. Corey’s The Expanse series, an event  duly noted and then reported by Goodreads. Without my input. Sheesh. If they know when I finish a … Continue reading

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Escape Velocity 2018 Part 2: Brin and Bear It

Alright, alright, no more puns. Upun my word. The next event after Greg Bear was David Brin talking about the future. Wow, a double header and I was all a twitter but, I messed up the time because I was … Continue reading

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