The Minor Hours and Small Thoughts Magazine is very amusing. Check it out. It wouldn’t kill you to support it, either.
So there we were in the Republic of Panama, living in downtown Panama City rather than on base. We were big science fiction fans, and there was only one importer of English language books in the country (Servicio Lewis) and they only got new books once a month, and their SF list was …Continue reading “In the Mageworlds”
Speaking of which, a bit on the origin of Circle of Magic. Those middle-grade novels started off as paragraphs and pages that Debra and I wrote to each other before we were married while I was in the Navy; she in Philadelphia, me off in the Med on USS Savannah (AOR-4), she in grad school. Continue reading “Circle of Magic”
After Debra’s death, as you might expect, Google Alerts started going nuts. I had alerts up for her name and various of our book titles and the hits kept coming. One such led me to Locus Online: School of Wizardry (1990) launched the Circle of Magic series and had sequels Tournament and Tower (1990), City by the Sea (1990), The Prince’sContinue reading “Pirate Books”
A while back I had some computer problems. As in Black Screen of Death computer problems. As in Called-MicroSoft and the Level-One-tech-couldn’t-help-me problems. So that is how I wound up on the phone with a Level Two tech, a nice young man who lives in Mumbai. The process took quite a while, what with downloadingContinue reading “My New Favorite Movie”