Tag Archives: reading

“The One True Millennial…”

My brother told me to write this post (so it’s sort of his fault). Backstory: A few days ago, Paul was re-reading a novel whose title I can’t tell you here because of… well, let’s say easily confused proper nouns. … Continue reading

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Birds, Books, and “Punk Rock Girl”

Admit it: you’d soon miss ’em if I ever just stopped posting these blathers on various strange topics. 🙂  So here’s the latest glimpse into what goes on in my mind: A pair of barn swallows (they’re adorable) built a … Continue reading

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Author Bitz, a site for authors and readers

Says Lucinda Moebius, the site’s creator, about Author Bitz: We are building the membership to our new social media site, Author Bitz (www.authorbitz.com). The site is in beta mode right now, but we will be upgrading to a full functioning … Continue reading

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…more popular than “populace”…

(Alternative title: “Sometimes, he has many, many complaints about a novel and some concerns about reviewing it.”) Remember when, several weeks ago, I shared a short poem by Robert Frost, along with an explanation of the difference between populous and … Continue reading

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Copyediting nightmares can happen to trad-published authors, too.

‘I don’t have to edit my manuscript or hire a copyeditor, the publisher will have someone do that for me.’ I hear (read) this a lot. First of all, friends, you may have noticed that traditional publishers (the smaller presses … Continue reading

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Link: “Powered Armor in Science Fiction (Books)”

Today, my clone-sibling (identical twin) Paul has a blog post about powered armor in science fiction novels. He talks a bit about the different types of such armor (piloted versus cybernetic, for example) and then gives brief descriptions of a … Continue reading

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A Superpower With No Off-Switch

In the past few months, I’ve tried to read a few dozen novels. Most of those novels contained so many errors that I stopped reading. Aside from one I read because the author asked me to, the furthest I made it through … Continue reading

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