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Fictional choices

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
From conversation between Dumbledore and Harry, at the last chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.

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Keep Cracking Yourself Open

Smithsonian Magazine did an issue last November on American Ingenuity. (I’m just now getting that far along in my magazines. They tend to pile up while I’m reading books.) The issue examined education, science, and the arts. 676 more words


Tiger Tamer

Wrecked —

That’s how Djallo felt. His head thundered; he’d drank too much yesterday. Now, caged before dim, smoky, raucous stands of gambling spectators, the amusement of this act was fading. 83 more words


'The Golem Upstairs' Cover Art and Blurb and Other Things

Okay, first thing’s first. Behold the ongoing weirdness of my Sheridan Diggins series covers. Lucky me, the artist responsible for these trippy images actually has a four or five-image series that works perfectly for my books. 732 more words

Gay Fiction

Book Review: "Letters to the Lost" by Iona Grey (ARC)

Letters to the Lost by Iona Grey

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Publishing Date: May 26
Genre: adult fiction, historical fiction
ISBN: 9781250066770
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Hiatus, & a change of pace

I read this article once about making your blog interesting to readers. It told me that I’m not to say things like it’s been a long time since I posted… 536 more words


A Short Soap Box in Defense of Sci-Fi

There are people in the world who do not understand how anyone could love classic science fiction. That declare they have no relevance. I ask in turn: what’s not to love? 121 more words