books, science fiction, science fiction, writing

I need to pay more attention

How did I miss the beginning of this? By a roundabout route I won't go into and bore you with, I found an amazing thread going on at Black Gate magazine, initiated by Robert Sawyer on his own blog, posing the question, "Are the days of the full-time novelist numbered?". If you've not read any… Continue reading I need to pay more attention

books, horror, Quotes, random thoughts, science fiction, writing

Time Travel, Compliments of Robert Silverberg

So to turn this back to writing, I wanted to share a short passage from a book I'm currently reading. I finally got around to starting The Book of Skulls by Robert Silverberg, which I bought awhile back. Although it's classified as science fiction, it seems like it would fit better in the horror category.… Continue reading Time Travel, Compliments of Robert Silverberg

books, NaNoWriMo, writing

I Boldly Went

Where everyone was going today: Back to the stores. I have never in my life ventured out on the day after Christmas, but I felt a burning urge to get out of the house today. The weather, while not idyllic, was not bad. It was a bit blustery and chilly, but sunny and dry. Good… Continue reading I Boldly Went