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Desert versus Wilderness

Re-reading Dune by Frank Herbert reminded me that I also have his 1972 novel, Soul Catcher.

Memory tells me that when this was published it was greeted as if it were the first serious novel that this writer had produced; a reflection not so much on Herbert himself as on the sci-fi genre in general. 666 more words

Writing

If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.  ~Toni Morrison

Writing

300 short stories:: story 107

story: Wild Horses

author: Rick Bass

year: 1988

where: office, desk–finally, my Rick Bass ‘old and new’ collection arrives! A parcel from America!

note: originally published in… 23 more words

Literature

OVER-DRUGGED: VETERANS AT WAR WITH OPIOIDS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS’ CULPABILITY

The ever-growing list of veterans waiting for medical treatment has led to over-prescribed opioid pain medication. It is clear this is a problem that can only be fixed when everyone in the Veterans Affairs’ medical community is on the same page. 1,177 more words

AMERICAN WRITER

Soaked In Its Grief

It made its way down
A redwood leaf
Plummeted soft
On the deep, awakened greens
lithe bounce
      magnifying,
      photomatic reel
It hung off the most… 81 more words