Friday Review: Floor 21 by Jason Luthor

FLOOR 21 by Jason Luthor My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jackie is seventeen, living in the Tower with the remnants of humanity. No one knows why they were forced to live here or what went on Before. The humans live on the top floors of the Tower, and the lower floors are infected by … Continue reading Friday Review: Floor 21 by Jason Luthor

Wednesday Wanderings: Redneck Avengers, Lego Hotel, Milky Way Photos, and the Last Letterman Top Ten

We've all seen those Bad Lip Reading videos, right? Well, here's another of their gems: Redneck Avengers Seriously, who doesn't want to stay in a Lego hotel?: Legoland Hotel Here is a stunning slideshow of pictures of the Milky Way. Yes, there are a lot of them, but, wow, some are just breathtaking: Milky Way … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Redneck Avengers, Lego Hotel, Milky Way Photos, and the Last Letterman Top Ten

Friday Review: Spellwright (Spellwright Trilogy Book 1) by Blake Charlton

Spellwright by Blake Charlton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Nicodemus Weal is gifted with magic. Unfortunately, he is also cursed with a spelling disorder. Not a magic spell problem, a problem spelling words. And, in this world, that is a disablility that makes him unable to become the full wizard he wanted to be. Because, … Continue reading Friday Review: Spellwright (Spellwright Trilogy Book 1) by Blake Charlton

Wednesday Wanderings: Fun Facts, Life In One Cubic Foot, Bear-Sized Alien Life, and Baby Goat Cuteness

Let's start this week with some fun facts. Keep them around for your next trivia game: Fun Facts Photographer David Liittschwager has been taking a box, one cubic foot in size, to various locations around the world and photographing the life found in that space. Now, he's helping students, from fifth grade to college age, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Fun Facts, Life In One Cubic Foot, Bear-Sized Alien Life, and Baby Goat Cuteness

Monday Musings: New Fiction Coming, What Happened to the Weekend?, and the Great Outdoors (or at least, My Yard).

I've not been doing a very good job of getting the news out that I have new fiction coming out later this month (I hope!), but it is coming still. It's a science fiction story, and could be called either a long short story or a short novelette, depending on where you draw your word … Continue reading Monday Musings: New Fiction Coming, What Happened to the Weekend?, and the Great Outdoors (or at least, My Yard).

Friday Interview: Ryan Nelson, Author of Gravity+

Today, I am doing an interview with Ryan Nelson, a California writer whose YA novel,  Gravity+, is available now for pre-order on Amazon, with versions for Nook, Kobo, and other readers to follow. The pre-order link is below. Ryan T. Nelson lives, primarily, in his own little world. One filled with Goblins, Ghouls, Monsters, and … Continue reading Friday Interview: Ryan Nelson, Author of Gravity+

Wednesday Wanderings: Promoting Gender Stereotypes, Muppets Back on TV, Spring, and Bright Spots on Ceres

Today's list of stuff from around the Web: I know I posted this on my social media this week, but it bears sending out again, to anyone who may have missed it. There are so many things wrong with this decision by these toy companies: Black Widow Not Included On a happier note, The Muppets … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Promoting Gender Stereotypes, Muppets Back on TV, Spring, and Bright Spots on Ceres

Monday Musings: Knee Solution, Movie Time, Weekend Work and Play, and Writing Updates

Went to see the D.O. at our doctor's office on Monday for my knee. He thinks it is an arthritis flare, not the bursitis my doctor thought. He said he didn't detect any bursitis or ligament or tendon issues. But there definitely is swelling and discomfort. He gave me a steroid injection, and, Holy Drug … Continue reading Monday Musings: Knee Solution, Movie Time, Weekend Work and Play, and Writing Updates

Wednesday Wanderings: Practice Smarter, Computers Writing News Stories, 3D Floor Tiles, and Nature Photos

Here are this weeks links from around and about. Enjoy! An interesting article on how to practice smarter, not harder. It's all in the mistakes: Practice Smarter Will our future news stories be written by a computer?: News Algorithms 3-D tiles that turn floors into art: 3-D Floors Last, how about a nice, relaxing slideshow … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Practice Smarter, Computers Writing News Stories, 3D Floor Tiles, and Nature Photos