• A Dimmed Light.

    .. but only dimmed and nothing more. Andre Norton passed away today at the age of 93. Read the article. Being a writer myself, albeit an unpublished one, I can’t believe that, while her soul has passed on, she is dead. She is survived by such an enourmous body of...

  • Just for Bill

    A while back, Bill at Reason’s Edge made a comment that the anime industry was getting flooded with titles these days. I found a quote in an interview with Jerry Chu, from Bandai Entertainment Inc, that really fits in line with the argument he was making and just had to...

  • Terry Schiavo

    Michael Schiavo turns down 1million $ And while I find it sad that he is doing that, I have found that this excerpt from “The Promise” by Sharon Olds, has helped me to somewhat understand what Michael Schiavo is saying. “[…] you know me from the bright, blood- flecked delivery...

  • Cats

    I have spent a lot of time researching my pets to determine what their behaviors mean, to understand when they are happy and sad, and what to do in problem situations. That said, let me add some particular emphasis to the words “my pets”. This refers to my dog and...

  • Short Story Author Arrested for Terrorism?

    Student Arrested For Terroristic Threatening Says Incident A Misunderstanding Hat tip: tsykoduk Holy.. shite. So the kid writes a short story about zombies over running a high school and gets arrested because he threatened terrorism? I absolutely… do not think so. Either the kid is lying, or he’s telling the...