Worthy of the Trash Can?

Worthy of the Trash Can? C.S. Lewis, who wrote the Narnia books that includes The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, is also a science fiction author known among true aficionados of the genre. Yeah, that's me.  I've actually read all his SF, too.  Go head.  Say it.  I'm a geek. What you might not know

What Would You Do To Gain Your Own Psi Talent?

I'm currently suffering through the first cold I've had in years -- and not doing it very gracefully, I might add.  It is sapping my energy. So I thought I would post this longish article about paranormal talents -- another of a huge group of guest posts on blogs that have evaporated in the meantime.

What I’m Reading – July 14, 2014

The Stand by Stephen King I’m still having a mad fling with fiction, but the number of books I’ve read have sharply declined for two reasons. The first is that we’ve (finally) started renovating, and that is eating up humungous amounts of time, both spare and not-so-spare. I’ll be writing more about that in another

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Pulse Pause Moments – The King

I usually write about some hero or other who has done yummy things to my pulse, when I write Pulse Pause Moments, but lately, I haven’t been watching a lot of TV or movies, and certainly nothing that has featured a great hero. What I have been doing, though, is rereading a lot of books

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My Top 5 Most Influential Authors

I grew up without a television and in a tiny little wheatbelt town that didn't have any kids my own age in it  -- there were only five houses and the one other house that had kids, the kids were all boys. So I read.  A lot. Keeping this list to just five major influencers

Vampire Powers – Holy Objects, Garlic

Continuing the Vampire Powers series. Today I'm looking at something that's really more of a "negative power" -- a weakness. Originally, vampires in the old penny-dreadful movies could be repelled by holy objects -- crucifixes, holy water, a bible. They would reel away in horror, their arms up to hide their faces, hissing in agony,