Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
The first two have been uploaded to Smashwords, but 'Meddlers in Time' isn't going through the Meatgrinder- it appears to, but the new download doesn't show.
'Out of the frying pan' has made it through and looks good- unless you download the RTF file, which always changes the font sizes (always has) PDF looks good, though and I will download Epub to my ebook reader tonight.
One thing I have learned the hard way. Don't trust Word to sort out your punctuation problems!
Saturday, March 5, 2011
Friday, March 4, 2011
Meddlers in Time - or how to run wild with a time machine? by Veedubvanfan
This is highly entertaining stuff! It picks up most of the niggles we all make about time travel fiction and leaves the rest of the genre far behind... bit like a stealth bomber overtaking a Robin reliant!! Just how much fun could you have if you knew how to time travel? What do you do when you get bored of just living in luxury on your lottery winnings? How about, just for starters, going to the ninth century England with a few mates, say ten of you altogether, a couple of trucks full of modern weaponry, maybe the odd piece from the future .... and face off against an invading army of Vikings!! Three and half thousand of them.
Take as long as you like on your time jaunts, you can take a year off in the time it takes your other half to make a coffee!...
The full review here
I’ve been thinking a lot about revolution lately thanks to the events unfolding in North Africa.
My wife, Lesleyann, has friends in Egypt, and they’ve kept us up to date via email. Their dispatches alternate between fear, uncertainty, optimism and celebration.
Revolutions are an awkward and messy business. They represent the end of one paradigm and the beginning of the next. While the root causes can trace back decades, when the uprising arrives it can occur with alarming rapidity...