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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the “suicide” of the mall security robot. If you haven’t heard, but prefer rocks, you can read about it here: Rock. There are many technical reasons why this would happen. False … Continue reading
I need this image. Blown up and nicely framed, hanging in my writing space. It pushes my buttons in all the right ways. When you write Science Fiction, and part of your world encompasses interstellar travel, you have to explain … Continue reading
I came a cross an article recently asking that question. Should robots feel pain? The words got stuck in the on ramp of my brain. Think about it for a minute. What does that even mean? Hanging out a my favorite … Continue reading
For as long as I can remember, dreams have been a huge part of my life. When I was young, I had a few recurring nightmares. In one I was walking down the hall to the bathroom late at night, and … Continue reading
Pretty much everything I write has what I call a dream seed. Usually a scene that ends up incorporated into my story. I’m a dream freak. I’ve always remembered so much of my dream life I’m constantly asking “Did I … Continue reading
I love this stuff. Click the image for a 360 degree stroll. #CuriosityRover #Mars You’re welcome,
As usual Kristin Lamb’s blog is verbose and intriguing. Is PokemonGo killing Facebook? Read her blog here. Pokemon Go really is a fascinating concept. It’s getting people out of the house, like medium sized people also known as teens. Teens that were … Continue reading
The internet is such a massive thing. So much information smacking us upside the head second by second. It’s nice when two disparate things seem to gel. The first thing that caught my eye was the new buzz about the … Continue reading
As a woman in a male dominated tech industry in the eighties and nineties this is near and dear to my heart. It’s disheartening to see both how little has changed and how completely asinine some of backlash to the … Continue reading
In Birth of Adam, when Adam gets his $32 billion body, a certain part down under is not standard gear. It has some special features. Now anyone familiar with certain adult toys know they are notorious for their special … Continue reading
Perhaps I should rethink grocery shopping right after I drop the minions at school. Breakfast this morning is lump crab and caviar on buttered triscuits. What? It’s actually pretty good. High protein, fairly low fat. Maybe it’s because we recently … Continue reading
Research Topic: Does NZ have ‘Miranda’ Rights Another legal issue popped up when my FBI agent assures star quarterback Chad Tyler that he can tell him anything since he hasn’t read him his Miranda Rights. They are in New Zealand, … Continue reading
Had to give a shout out on an amazing deal. Seriously, 3 books for .99 cents! Here’s what they’re saying: “A spectacular series.” “One of the best urban fantasies out there!” “Reminiscent of Jessica Jones.” Muse must decide whether to … Continue reading
This is cool and more than a little scary. We’re already suffering information overload. It makes sense to have computers filter the massive content of the web for us. But then we’re being fed by the machines as they monitor … Continue reading
Escapee — The African Queen in Outer Space A science fiction romance by Edward Hoornaert, author of Alien Contact for Idiots. Catt Sayer, an abused peasant and a fugitive from justice on her home planet, makes a meager living flying … Continue reading
RIP Grace Richardson Long 1934-2016 She spread her wings peacefully in her sleep and flew away 2-17-16 Me, Mom and aunt Iva. I’m guessing 1980s. You are missed.
Without getting to deep, I just want to give a shout out to those amazing people who dedicate their lives to helping others navigate the end of theirs. Not just those dying, but their families and loved ones. I don’t … Continue reading
Did you know that a period at the end of a text is rude? My 17yr old daughter informed me the other day that I was being somewhat rude when I put a period at the end of a text. … Continue reading
So I just came across yet another article proclaiming how every author these days must have a newsletter. Can I just say bullshit to that? Please? As a reader, I want to know when you have a new book … Continue reading
So, the lovely Rebecca Zanetti has a new book-baby out. What do you think, same model as Liberation?
Originally posted on KickAssChicks blog. I recently had reason to say “Without the lows, the highs wouldn’t mean much.” Whenever I find myself on the negative side of the proverbial sine wave of life I try and remember that. Sometimes it’s easier … Continue reading
Some things just make sense and are worth passing on. I think Jeff Goins nails it here. It’s luck, creativity, work and networking.