An Artscope post by Oliver reminded again me how much I’ve fallen away from appreciating the magnificence of photography. In the following photo link, Diana Klute captures a paddleboarder off the Cape Verde Islands as nature sends the sea and spray to create a pointillist effect worthy of George Seurat’s brush. <p>Source: <a href=”https://artscope.de/2017/03/01/oliver-5/”>Oliver</a></p> In…… Continue reading Photo art, choose silent beauty over noise
After perverting the vampire myth with my first novel Late Bite, I decided to continue my stream of semi/alternate-consciousness by tossing in, what else, my take on werewolves for my just-completed but stand-alone third horror thriller, Lycanthrope Rising. I won’t be releasing it for awhile. As my third foray into authordom, I’m looking for a literary…… Continue reading A werewolf in chic clothing
Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch As the Joni Mitchell song goes: You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. Despite a couple minor logistical gaps, this sci-fi thriller by Blake Crouch is a super charged adventure where college physics prof Jason Dessen finds himself in a dark dilemma of his own making,…… Continue reading Dark Matter’s many dimensions a treat
America’s second revolution started last night. Thank God it began with an election. Donald Trump sounded presidential for the first time in his acceptance speech. http://bit.ly/2ek9Z35 He showed he’s capable of speaking without being nasty – at least during an acceptance speech. If the President-elect understands the gravity of his post, he will let his actions…… Continue reading Trump presidential win means the revolution is now
Singularity Hub posted a piece on the first commercial shipment on a US Highway using self-driving technology. See – Uber Self-Driving Truck delivers 50,000 Beers via @SingularityHub http://bit.ly/2eL3WUl Uber initiated the 120-mile run using tech from Otto, a company acquired in August for $680 million, to deliver a load of beer from Fort Collins to Colorado…… Continue reading Trucking Amazing!
Book Review: The Spellman Files The Spellmans Document #1 By Lisa Lutz The Spellmans are a collection of quirky, self-absorbed psychopaths in a family that operates a detective agency. The main character in this first “document” and every document in the Spellmans series is 28-year-old Izzy [Isabel] who tries to leave the family and the business…… Continue reading Spellmans kept me laughing & spellbound
Don’t Blink is the first James Patterson work I’ve read in more than two years and his formula for delivering a fast-paced murder mystery was there in [Sam] Spade[s] in this stand-alone novel. Written in the first person through main character Nick Daniels, Patterson and co-author Howard Roughan deliver what his loyal readers expect, non-stop…… Continue reading James Patterson’s Don’t Blink, a masterclass for budding writers