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Wolf attacks at Israeli campsites result from humans feeding them

Writing the Werewolves in the Renaissance series has included researching wolf history and behavior. This information guides the portrayal of my werewolf hero Thal. Because wolves have been cultural bad guys for centuries, I investigated just how dangerous wolves are … Continue reading

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Women driving in Saudi Arabia could let Genie out of the bottle

I was very happy to see the news that Saudi Arabia has ended its ban on women driving cars. I hope it is a tiny step forward for women in that country that will lead to additional destruction of the … Continue reading

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Linda Hamilton to appear in 6th Terminator Film

If there’s one famous science fiction heroine that women like, even those who don’t call themselves sci fi fans, it’s Sarah Connor from The Terminator. I’m pleased to see in the news below that Linda Hamilton has joined the cast … Continue reading

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Eastern Coyotes in the news stalking dog walker in New Jersey

Eastern coyotes, also known as coy-wolves, have become prevalent in the Eastern United States. They live near me in Michigan, and I have both heard them and seen them. They creep into my neighborhood in mid to late summer to … Continue reading

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20 Quotes About the Love of Books and Reading

I found this collection of quotes extolling books at the International Business Times. Books offer a unique form of entertainment and education that engages the mind in an active give and take. Books make us feel and think, which are … Continue reading

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Medieval History supports killing many noble characters in fantasy fiction

A PhD student from the University of Oslo took the time to examine the validity of the number of characters that George R. R. Martin likes to kill in his Song of Ice and Fire Series. The author is famous … Continue reading

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I’m a tiny atom bonding with readers

I think I can speak on behalf of most indie authors by saying that it’s frustrating to be a quantum particle in a vast universe of reading choices. Visibility is the number one barrier to authors finding readers, and it’s … Continue reading

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Nature and magic fuel fantasy fiction settings and plots

Epic adventure requires an epic setting. Read on and consider how fantasy novels blend magic with the grandeur of Nature to create powerful entertainment. Two of the most common elements in fantasy novels are Nature and magic. They are linked … Continue reading

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Get ready for some epic summer reading

Where I live, Memorial Day weekend marks the opening of the summer tourist season. Michigan is a summer tourist destination because our normally dour and hostile climate gives way to lush growth and moderate temperatures amid thousands of lakes and … Continue reading

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Making progress on my new novel

Chapter by chapter, I’m approaching the completion of my next novel, Werewolf Castle. It will be the third part in the Werewolves in the Renaissance series. From some of the reviews left online by readers of the earlier werewolf novels, … Continue reading

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