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When Words Stop

A guest post from Beth Taylor:

For a while I stopped writing. Words, for me, stopped coming. I didn’t feel so compelled to report or narrate. 416 more words

Teaching Resources

The eternal Now

I know beyond doubt what the real center of my own life is, that time which is past and lost and yet is permanent, the enduring moment, the heart of warmth.

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Christianity

Book review: The Other Wind by Ursula Le Guin

It’s been a while between posts. I’ve been working on things that, alas, have very little to do with fantasy, science fiction or books of any kind. 1,557 more words

Book Review

Are You a Dreamer? (Your Dream Laboratory)

I have always thought that cultures should recognize and nurture Dreamers and give them a valued role. I’ve written a science fiction novel (which sits on my shelf and in computer files) which is Book I of a trilogy I call… 957 more words

Better Endings

More Philip K. Dick

Man in the High Castle- vintage SF, vintage Philip K. Dick, and a re-read because a recent comment referred to it.

I like alternative history enough that it is a “most used tag” on my blog sidebar. 436 more words

Big Questions

Bright the Hawk's Flight

This Saturday was a beautiful day where I live, so I decided to take a walk down to the end of our street. It was about 75 F outside, and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. 715 more words

Science Fiction And Fantasy

The Dispossessed by Ursula LeGuin: "The Revolution is in the individual spirit or it is nowhere. It is for all, or it is nothing."

Was impacted by this book twenty odd years ago when I first read it, and the ideas kept coming to mind, though I could only remember the outline of the story–two planets, a habitable moon colonized by anarchist revolutionaries from the home planet, as a compromise so they can build a new society without destabilizing the home one. 338 more words

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