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"The Emperor's Dragon"

I’ve sold a short story, and it will appear in the next issue of NewMyths.com. I’m not sure it’s science fiction, because it introduces no extrapolated science or technology ideas. 498 more words


Science Comics takes to the skies with Flying Machines

Science Comics: Flying Machines, by Alison Wilgus/Illustrated by Molly Brooks, (May 2017, :01First Second), $12.99, ISBN: 9781626721395

Recommended for readers 8-12

This latest installment of Science Comics introduces readers to Katharine Wright, sister to Wilbur and Orville Wright. 223 more words

Tween Reads

Time Travel

I read a news article this morning about time travelers. Well, I read it on the internet, and it was while I was reading the news, so I’m going to call it a news article. 725 more words


5 PHOTOS: Nancy Northcott + THE 6 PLACES I FIND NEW BOOKS/AUTHORS! (#writerslife #giveaway)

Programming Note: I’ve been treading water with this blog for a couple of months now, getting by with Reading Challenge posts and 5 Photos posts. I also haven’t been on Facebook or Twitter other than to briefly check in. 1,846 more words

Jill Archer

Fear of Flying

400 words.

I wouldn’t say I have a fear of flying. I just prefer not to fly. Judging by the persistent twitch in my right eyelid, which triggers about 10 seconds after I book a flight, and then ceases abruptly the moment my return flight rolls to a complete stop at the gate, I might even concede that staying grounded is a deep-seated… 351 more words


A Few Curiosities, of the Photographic Variety

As few interesting photos to peruse and enjoy on a Sunday afternoon (or whenever you should take the notion). 249 more words


69a. Kokomo, IN to Montreal, QC, Aug 2-19, 2016

After months of prep and living in a Kokomo hotel for five days, we set out on our adventure.  We drove two vehicles for the first part of the trip. 164 more words