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Retrospective of March

March and all of the madness it brings.┬áThere was snow, 70 degree days, and plenty to fill what’s left in between. During the month of March, I read and reviewed 9 books. 50 more words

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Gallipoli: the beginning of the end

Today, 25 March 1915, Field Marshal Otto Liman von Sanders left Constantinople for Gallipoli to take command of the Turkish forces at the Dardanelles. He was not a brilliant Prussian general, but many consider him first-rate. 127 more words

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Tahiti: an imagined world?

It must have taken great self-control for George to concentrate on making a full synopsis of his book Tahiti when he was home on weekend leave, rather than simply keep writing it. 1,058 more words

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'Calderonia': an update

New followers of the blog deserve an explanation, I feel, of why the last four posts have been purely military and what stage ‘Calderonia’ is at. 474 more words

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The Wrong Way to be "Inspired to Write"

I love advice columns. It’s a weakness. I have more than enough of my own problems, but I’ll still take 15 minutes out of my day to read about someone else’s. 395 more words

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50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Selma

Today is the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the first march in Selma, Alabama. I find it interesting that this celebration has come so closely after the federal report on Ferguson, Missouri. 134 more words

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Esoteric Wildlife - Now Available on Triptych Tales!

Woo! I sold my third short story to Triptych Tales last month. (They’re also super-duper fast, so it’s already available online! It’s been up since Sunday, actually. 73 more words

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