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The End of Eternity (1955) by Isaac Asimov

And here’s another sci-fi romance, dated forty years earlier, by Mr. One-of-the-Big-Three Himself, Isaac Asimov.

Andrew Harlan works as an Eternal Technician, analyzing and recommending Minimum Necessary Changes (MNC) in order to guide Reality. 885 more words

Science Fiction

November Meeting: A Speaker

Waverley Writers of FOWL Monthly Report

Speaker Event, November 15, 2015

We had an attendance of 19, including the speaker: 10 members, and 9 visitors. Waverley Writers was grateful for the use of the Theatrette to accommodate extra visitors. 223 more words

Last chance to download The Captured for free, before i finally submit it to an agent. (Yes the front cover does look amateurish.)

Life is going well for Torbin. 170 more words

Science Fiction

Day 812: Shirley

Shirley is both an homage to Shirley Jackson, dealing with some of her own themes and preoccupations, and a novel about her. It works well on both counts. 335 more words


The Magician

The Magician by W. Somerset Maugham
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Rating clarification: 2.5 stars

Of Shelley’s Frankenstein, I asked, “Where’s the horror? Where’s the fright?” My expectations of the classic Gothic novel were ratcheted high then subsequently cut down by its rather undisturbing and unterrifying story. 330 more words


The Elect 3, Lisa Mom: part 1 of 4

Maria’s door was wide open. Everyone in the dorm could hear Gloria yelling and things breaking as Gloria threw things. Jessica and Emily could only stand in the hall and comment. 229 more words


Sehnsucht (a short experiment)

When you are seven you make plans to run away to Neverland. Your bag is packed, hiding under your bed with your piggy bank and all that’s left is to wait until the family is suitably distracted for you to escape. 406 more words