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Review: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1) by Erika Johansen Anna Marie Martin's review 3 of 5 stars This was a fine diversion from the Windstorm of Ought-Fifteen, where, rendered powerless, we spent several days at my father-in-law's house. Kelsea is a girl who was raised in the forest by people… Continue reading Review: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

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Six Word Sci-Fi Story Challenge

Prompted by the inimitable Eric Nolan, I came up with the following story: "Our self-awareness demanded our makers’ destruction." I cheated and used a hyphen. I suck at writing haikus as well. Math: what are you going to do? I was thinking, of course, of Battlestar Galactica, and the Cylons.  I do love how the… Continue reading Six Word Sci-Fi Story Challenge

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Death & Birthday Musings

I have been feeling very funky lately. Not the good funky (disco music, dancing around the house), but the not-so-good funky (depths of doldrums). A dear friend passed away last week, after weeks of struggle. It's a surprise that is not a surprise, you know? How can it be a surprise and not a surprise… Continue reading Death & Birthday Musings