Tag Archive: moon

May 22

Book Review: Marque and Reprisal

Marque and Reprisal by Elizabeth Moon I’ll tolerate a dull non-fiction, but a fiction book has to, above all else, be entertaining. If judging by that one criteria, this book succeeds admirably. I’m already most of the way through the third (15+hour!) audiobook in this series, and I haven’t even cracked the nonfiction I’m reading …

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May 19

Day and Night Shrine

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  I had prepared two shrine blanks to work on, and wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do with them, but I  knew that one of them had to involve this color combination of blue+apricot yellow/orange. I started by gluing the wooden frame (I mitered and glued them years ago out of extra wooden …

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May 17

Book Review – Trading Danger

Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon I don’t usually like hard sf. It’s very difficult to find a line between “too alien to make sense” and “not alien enough to be plausible” and so often, hard SF authors devote much more time to their engineering flights-of-fancy than to the characters that populate their worlds. So …

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Sep 29

New Publication! Poisoned Bluestripe & The Machine and Her Mahout

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I just published two of my old hard sf stories for your enjoyment.  Currently they are free on Smashwords and 99 cents on Kindle. Here’s the smashwords link. Here’s the Kindle link. It should be available on Nook and Sony and itunes and all the rest in a few days. If anyone finds a new …

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Jun 10

Owl and Bone Shrine

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I got a book called ‘Creating Personal Shrines’ by Carol Owen after Jane Cheek showed it to me.  (Jane and I tend to inspire each other.)  The focus of Carol Owen’s book was creating memory boxes based around family ancestors.  Like most contemporary collage, her work is heavy on vintage photos and “ephemera”.  Not my …

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