Monthly Archives: October 2018

We’re #1! (Resilience unfolds)

Resilience was released at midnight last night, and I experienced something new and wonderful: I watched readers posting about it, time zone by time zone, as their pre-orders kicked in and the book downloaded to their e-readers. People posted images … Continue reading

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Halloween = RESILIENCE

If you’ve been waiting for Resilience, the next book in the Chronicles of Alsea, I have good news: it’s available for pre-order! You can order from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple Books so far. I expect it to go up … Continue reading

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Speaking as a finely tuned predator

As anyone who knows me can attest, I’ve loved using Apple computers since long before it became popular. That doesn’t mean I don’t gripe when it’s called for. Apple prides itself on usability. Way back in the stone age, it … Continue reading

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A little geeky problem-solving

Sometimes, when the world news is too much to handle, I take refuge in geeky things. Science and technology are constantly delivering up good stories and/or cool things to learn. And sometimes, it’s the tiny things that make me happiest.  … Continue reading

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Chronicles of Alsea: Book SEVEN

It’s been an awful week for my American friends and family — and for me as well, watching from afar and feeling like a refugee. Words of encouragement don’t seem to mean much in the face of such deeply entrenched, … Continue reading

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Sonic booms

An observation from a reader sent me on a search for a good photograph of a sonic boom, and inevitably, I ended up chasing facts and cool tidbits down a few rabbit holes. First cool tidbit: Sonic booms are created … Continue reading

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