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Posted: 26 Jun 2014 07:19 AM PDT We’ve been looking at not just interstellar but intergalactic crossings in the past few days, something of an homage to Carl Sagan, whose enthusiasm for continuous acceleration at 1 g and relativistic time dilation was immense in the years shortly after Robert Bussard’s key paper on interstellar ramjets. Without […]
Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
Amateurish! There are many ways that a book or author may be perceived as amateurish. Many of these correspond to doing what seems intuitive or convenient: Commenting on reviews. Not realizing that the cover is a visual representation of what quality to expect. Including the word “by” before your name. Using…
Another 5 star review! Shadows of El Brujo? By John R. Dizon The Owl of the Sipan Lord by Viv Drewa is an action-packed adventure novel centered on the exploits of Clare Montgomery, a widowed 52-year-old archaeologist. She goes on a vision quest to Peru along with Cord Willoughby, intent on discovering the secrets of […]
Originally posted on A Blog Less Traveled:
Sleepless Nights Us together has been a waste of time But getting up and walking out is never that easy Our time together has been forever and a day We need to forgive and forget before we go our separate ways We need to learn to laugh instead…
Originally posted on The New Psalmanazar:
P.T. Barnum’s preliminary sketches for zero-gravity circus acts were more fanciful than plausible. Zoopraxiscope of horseback somersault by Eadweard Muybridge, 1893.
Originally posted on readful things blog:
Identity by Ingrid Thoft “Thoft’s gripping sequel…A quirky and empathetic heroine, a fast-moving plot, and a surprise ending make this a winner.” —Publishers Weekly Firecracker P.I. Fina Ludlow returns in the next hard-driving entry in the acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft. It’s been a couple months since Fina’s last…