Writing Update, 9/26

How's It Going? I'm 95% satisfied with the cover I've come up with for The Case of the Sorrowful Seamstress. That percentage might go down after I post this and see it in a new context. Next up: Another editing pass (I'll probably put the manuscript through a text to speech program) and writing the … Continue reading Writing Update, 9/26

Writing Update, 9/12

What's Going on Work-wise? I spent time last week and the week before formatting Eric's Martian Engineer's Notebook series. It took a little longer than I expected. The books are a deep dive into the science behind Andy Wier's The Martian and have a lot of mathematical and chemical equations. The biggest hurdle, though, was … Continue reading Writing Update, 9/12

Review ~ The Nazi Seance

The Nazi Seance by Arthur J. Magida World War I left Berlin, and all of Germany, devastated. Charlatans and demagogues eagerly exploited the desperate crowds. Fascination with the occult was everywhere – in private séances, personalized psychic readings, communions with the dead – as people struggled to escape the grim reality of their lives. In … Continue reading Review ~ The Nazi Seance

Magic Monday ~ I Saw David Abbott

I like Mondays. On Monday, I am refreshed from the weekend and exhilarated by the possibilities of the week ahead. I also like magic. I like its history, its intersection with technology, and its crafty use of human nature. I figured I'd combine the two and make a Monday feature that is truly me: a … Continue reading Magic Monday ~ I Saw David Abbott

Magic Monday ~ Omaha’s Magic Man

I like Mondays. On Monday, I am refreshed from the weekend and exhilarated by the possibilities of the week ahead. I also like magic. I like its history, its intersection with technology, and its crafty use of human nature. I figured I'd combine the two and make a Monday feature that is truly me: a … Continue reading Magic Monday ~ Omaha’s Magic Man

Review ~ The Witch of Lime Street

This book was provided to me by Crown Publishing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World by David Jaher The 1920s are famous as the golden age of jazz and glamour, but it was also an era of fevered yearning for … Continue reading Review ~ The Witch of Lime Street

#15in31 ~ Three Short Reviews

I will be honest: I might be attempting #15in31---reading 15 books in the 31 days of October---but I'm going to be choosing some short works. My reviews? Maybe as short. My Inventions by Nikola Tesla ~ Nikola Tesla is one of the most famous and most innovative inventors of the 19th and 20th centuries. A … Continue reading #15in31 ~ Three Short Reviews