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Quantum fiction is a literary genre that reflects the modern experience of the material world and reality as influenced by quantum theory and new principles in quantum physics. 802 more words

Short Stories -- Through Prompts

#OTD in 1720 – One of the most successful pirates, a feisty Cork-born red-head, called Anne Bonny, avoided execution after Calico Jack’s ship was captured by a band of pirate-hunters.

Anne Bonny was the illegitimate daughter of lawyer William Cormac and his housemaid. They immigrated to America after Anne’s birth and settled on a plantation near Charleston, South Carolina. 536 more words

Irish History

Calico Jack Rackham Captured

We’re going to Port Royal, Jamaica, but this isn’t a Disney romp.

Today is October 20, 2017, and on this date, 297 Years Back, in 1720, Captain Calico Jack Rackham was was captured by pirate hunters.

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History

October 20, 1720: Met a Guy in Calico

It was the golden age of piracy — that period from the mid-17th to mid 18th century during which such luminaries as Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd and Blackbeard terrorized shipping throughout the New World. 466 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

I Was The Last Pirate in Montego Bay

I was the last pirate to visit Montego Bay, Jamaica. My kindred seafarers roamed the coast centuries ago. I was there in 2009. You could say that some things have changed since then. 773 more words

Travel

Creating Inspiration - Where to Start

Embarking on the task of writing a new book is always a thrill, but that thrill doesn’t start for me until I have the title, because until then, I don’t have a clue where to start. 505 more words

Writing