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Cosmic Engineers

Cosmic Engineers by Clifford D. Simak (1904 – 1988) was published in 1950.  It was originally published in as a shorter version in Astounding Magazine… 1,135 more words


500 Posts

I asked my Facebook followers what I blog about on this, my 500th blog post since switching to WordPress in March of 2011. The consensus was to do something reflective…so here it is! 871 more words


Visual Inspiration

Photo credit: http://www.fromupnorth.com

Of all the tools I use when I write from the Scrivener software to Bing to the online dictionary and thesaurus, Pinterest… 592 more words


Fun With Funerals: A NaNo Excerpt

NaNoWriMo is rapidly drawing to a close (cue terrified screaming) and I am barely, desperately clinging to a viable pace.  If I can shake off the relatives for just a few hours during the four-day Thanksgiving extravaganza, I think I can pull this off.  228 more words


The Joy Makers

This book was published in 1961 as The Joy Makers by James E. Gunn.  However, this is a fix-up novel of three shorter pieces of fiction that Gunn published in 1955.  801 more words


There is a Balm in Gilead

A gentle, kindly old man. Not much happens in this book, Gilead by Marilynne Robinson- most of it “happened” years before, -but what is narrated is the really important stuff of life- kindness, relationships, forgiving, understanding. 540 more words