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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Cloud Atlas is a novel published in 2004, obviously not public domain but due to its recent production as a movie and the success of said movie, you can likely find it at your local library. 918 more words

Science Fiction And Fantasy

St George's Day

English Reserve has gone too far
Been stifled for too long
Been closeted behind closed doors
The tight lipped English Song
That’s never sung; that’s never said… 134 more words

Poetry

Eastercon 2014 con report - Friday

An early start for Kalypso_V and self, with the taxi waiting at 8:25 to take us to the station for the 09:16 train to Glasgow, where we found the train crowded enough to make us grateful we had reserved seats. 912 more words

Science Fiction And Fantasy

BLOG HOP ON THE WRITING PROCESS

I’m participating in my first blog-hop, in which writers are answering questions about their own creative processes. But before I get to the questions, let me say that I was invited into this process by the remarkable Anne Leonard, whose first novel, Moth and Spark, was just published by Viking Press. 1,020 more words

Writing

The Way of Kings Is Written For More Than Just Fantasy Fans

I first became acquainted with Brandon Sanderson when he was drafted to finish Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series.  I had read all of the books and was disappointed when Robert Jordan died before completing the series.   1,019 more words

Science Fiction And Fantasy

Hard Science Fiction in a Rut?

All stories start with an idea or character or plot. In my case, in true science fiction style it always starts with an idea. The idea tends to suggest a plot line, which in turn suggests who the main character should be. 760 more words

Science Fiction

Still Here, Just Busy!

If you look at my activity for April, one might think I fell off the face of the Earth.  As long as gravity has anything to say about it, I’m still here on the big blue-green marble, but I’ve been busy.   576 more words