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Tweet of the Day: A Dance with Dragons ——– Noblesse oblige is a French phrase literally meaning “nobility obliges”. The Dictionnaire de l’Académie française defines it thus: Whoever claims to be noble must conduct himself nobly. (Figuratively) One must act in a fashion that conforms to one’s position, and with the reputation that one has […]
Tweet of the Day: Dumbest and Smartest (Things you done on your way to publication) ——– A few things first: Thank you to all you (silent but) loyal readers you seem to pop up when I need you the most with cheerful comments and helpful insight. 😀 A change in serial publication: I will no […]
Tweet of the Day: Rapture Reading Suggestions ——- So what happened last week? Sun- The Sunday Tweet dealt with sparkly vamps, ponies (OMGPONIES!!!!!111!!!) and David Mitchell. Mon- TV Tropes Monday brought to you by the letter Z for Zeerust (not the Z-Word). What happens when your sci-fi ideas get stale? Zeerust happens. Tue- Continuing our […]
Tweet of the Day: Edge: Michael Crichton’s Congo ——- P.1 – P.12b ——- -Data Corruption at 81% ——- “Fight,” I said. With those words I rose upwards through the glass floor. Higher until I was level with Joseph. I punched him in the ear. He staggered back, fired streams of lighting, but my armor absorbed […]
Tweet of the Day: Borders in Fantasy —— Re-posted with Maryjblog permission: Stephen “The Ringer” Zielanowski has politely requested that he be interviewed at his home in Lenape Township, New Jersey, where he and his son Jacob, age 30 months, are spending the afternoon while his wife and daughter attend a Girls Only Mani-Pedi birthday […]
Tweet of the Day: Why You Should Spend More Time on Character Than Action. ——- Intro– Dispatches – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 9 ——- River Walk, Lansing, MI, July 23rd 2:44 p.m. I watched the dark cool waters of the Lansing river run by. The […]