2011 archive

Jul 14

Book Review: Red Seas Under Red Skies

Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch This is the second book in Scott Lynch’s “Gentleman Bastards” series, but I don’t think you have to have read THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA to appreciate it. Lynch’s world is an amazing tapestry of fantasy cultures. Cities have infrastructure of ancient techonolgies, bondsmagi alter lives like …

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Jul 11

Magnet Set 5

One of the nice things about this project is that it rewards hoarders. I kept the little fimo orange slices from a (still unfinished) project I was working on last year. Every time I make these magnets, I make them in a batch of 28, because that’s how much resin my measuring cups will hold. …

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Jul 10

Book Review: The Wise Man’s Fear

The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss This is the second novel in the “Kingkiller Chronicles” the epic fantasy by Patrick Rothfuss which charmed and delighted me despite the fact that I’d lost my taste for epic fantasies. I liked THE NAME OF THE WIND enough that I decided to pick this one up and …

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Jul 07

Dayrunner/ Faerie Killer

Dear Blog Friends: Well, I think I may have discovered why Smashwords is unhappy with my formatting. ¬†Apparently, they don’t like that my chapter headings don’t link back to the table of contents. That’s the closest I can come to figuring it out. I’m resubmitting a new version now with a table of contents that …

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Jul 05

Book Review: Storm of Swords

A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin This is the third novel in GRRM’s “Song of Ice and Fire” series. Chronologically it continues, and in some cases, overlaps the second novel, A CLASH OF KINGS. The main characters are Sansa, Jon, Arya, Catlyn Stark, Jamie and Tyrell Lannister, Davos the onion knight, Samwell Tarly …

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