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Aging Enchanters and Sinister Plots - more of why I love sf/f

Last week I wrote about the first two books in Mary Stewart’s Merlin trilogy and how they became the standard against which I measure all Arthurian stories. 1,843 more words


Greased Lighting-John Travolta

Well, this car is, systematic, hydromatic ,automatic
Why, it’s greased lightning!
(Greased Lightning )

We’ll get some overhead lifters and four barrel quads, oh yeah… 286 more words


Questions for New Text Genres

Writers can run into problems, when they use their usual strategies to deal with new text genres. If you’re used to writing in the form of the five-paragraph essay and apply the same approach when it comes to a research article, you will be in trouble. 609 more words

Being A Writer

We Are All Made of Stars

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Scientists have discovered our bodies are made up of matter crafted light years away, the stuff of dying stars that travels through the universe to mix with our cells. 159 more words

~*Souzou Eien*~

A Light in the Underworld

Genre’s July theme is The Underworld. Spyralle brings you a wearable light for the dark places, fashioned in metal, enamel and crystal.

Choose Earth, Air, Fire or Water. 67 more words

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Musical Preferences

When it comes to music, I’m an open book.  I’ll go see anything from anyone. New, young, the whole shi-bang. But, everyone has to have a favorite.   537 more words


Crime Novel Review: A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmondson

This week, allonymbooks author EJ Knight reviews Elizabeth Edmondson’s period crime novel, A Man of Some Repute.

Period tone is always a controversial area for writers, actors, directors, filmmakers and musicians. 707 more words