Author Archives: jamesdmacdonald

A Totally Disinterested Recommendation

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
(And if you believe that, I’ve got a bridge to sell you.) I just want to say that the latest episode of the No Story Is Sacred podcast — only coincidentally produced by…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tri-State Magic Auction

ANNUAL MAGIC AUCTION Sunday, April 19, 2020 BJ Hickman, MC and Auctioneer LOCATION-The Chill Function Hall 580 US Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, NH It’s in the back of The Roundabout Restaurant and next door to the Holiday Inn Time: Sellers … Continue reading

Posted in Conventions, magic, New Hampshire | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Dammit, CNN

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
How am I supposed to respect you as a news source if you can’t even get your grammar right? From this article: TV and film adaptations of dystopian literature has dominated recent popular…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Somebody Else’s Train Wreck

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
As a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (a famously contentious organization that once took six months of vicious internal debate and a nonbinding poll of the membership to decide…

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Happy Holidays!

From December 25rd through January 1st all of our back-in-print E-books and stories will be half-off to free over at Smashwords.  Complete your collection!

Posted in fantasy, Novels, science fiction, Short stories, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

O Sing Unto the Lord

Music Institute Chorale Daniel Wallenberg, conductor Gergory Shifrin, pianist presents: O Sing Unto the Lord Sunday, December 8, 2019, 3:00 PM $10 general admission Nicols Concert Hall 1490 Chicago Avenue Evanston, Illinois Music Institute of Chicago

Posted in Huzzah!, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Nashua Winter Holiday Stroll

Come see the Granite State Magicians (including your handsome young friend, me) at the Holiday Stroll this Saturday, November 30th, in Nashua NH. We’re putting on a free magic show as part of the festivities at 30 Temple Street, Lower … Continue reading

Posted in magic, New Hampshire | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Magic Near Boston

If  you aren’t doing anything this weekend, you might head over to the  Second Annual Northeast New England Magic Contest, 2:00 pm Sunday, November 17th.  Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington St, Wellesley MA. I’ll be there!

Posted in magic | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Happy Official Start of Leaf-Peeping Season Day!

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
Hey, if we’re going to continue with the grand renaming of everything, I might as well plump for my own candidate. This date has long been the time when the New England autumnal…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fitzwilliam Fantasy Faire Map

Come on down! (Or up, depending on your starting point.)  13 Templeton Turnpike, Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire 03447.  Tons of vendors, shows, demos, and other fun.  Saturday the 5th.  9:00 am-3:00 pm. If you see me, say “Amaze me!” and I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in fantasy, magic, New Hampshire | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment