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Back to an Old Standby

Well, after the emotional turmoil of completing the Symphony of Ages I wanted something less intense and more familiar. Also some sci-fi to balance that epic fantasy. 214 more words

Anne McCaffrey

In with anger, out with love . . .

“Make no judgments where you have no compassion.”  (Anne McCaffrey)

This week my patience was tested.  I became so, so close, to having a word… 108 more words


Dragonsdawn, by Anne McCaffrey

Have you ever played a fantasy or science-fiction role-playing game on a computer? I’m thinking of things like the Mass Effect series. If so, you may have noticed that many of these games come with some form of ‘codex’, a pack of documents explaining the backstory behind the characters and the world, generally parcelled out to you in small, unthreatening dribbles as you go through the game. 8,173 more words


Dragonflight: Anne McCaffrey


Between the ages of eleven and thirteen, I read a lot of classic sci-fi novels that my dad had bought in the 1970s and 1980s and then relegated to a box in the attic. 1,238 more words


Without a Story...


“Tell the readers a story! Because without a story, you are merely using words to prove you can string them together in logical sentences.”

— Anne McCaffrey
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Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern, Anne McCaffrey

Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern, Anne McCaffrey (1983)
Review by Megan AM

As a kid who devoured Nancy Drew and Baby-sitters Club novels, then Kurt Vonnegut and Marion Zimmer Bradley as a teen, I can’t quite place where Anne McCaffrey’s Pern series would go on the recommended reads for child development chart. 771 more words

Book Review

Dragon Riders of Pern Movie

I’ve been a fan of Anne McCaffrey’s Dragon Riders of Pern series of books since they were first published. I think I fell in love with the idea of a dragon who was both apart from a character and a part of the character. 240 more words

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