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Although I regularly rant against the Internet and all things digital on my personal blog, True Archives, I am often forced to admit there are many good things about this modern age of digital possibilities. One of them is the option of self publishing for authors who have a good story to tell but have not been able to convince a conventional publisher of that fact. Paul Schullery, who is a good friend of mine and the Scholar in Residence at the Montana State University Library is no stranger…Continue
Started by Kim Allen Scott in Science Fiction Jun 12.
One of my regrets concerning the three visits I have made to Australia is my failure to present myself at a local lodge of Freemasons. Having joined the fraternity myself about twenty years ago, it would be a real treat to enter a lodge in a different country and hear the variations on the ritual that I have heard so many times. Of course I would recognize it, and my Australian brothers would recognize me, by the various grips, passwords, and signs that we all share in common. This aspect of…Continue
Started by Kim Allen Scott in Historical Apr 3.
Don't be put off by the fact that this book is classified as a literary SciFi it is much more than that. Set in a dystopian world at the end of the 21st Century when the planet is in a period of great change as a reult of the inaction by governments of the world to address global warming and climate change( in the earlier part of the…Continue
Started by Lindach in Science Fiction Mar 30.
Mosman Library’s ‘Read, Review & Win’ holiday reading program has concluded with a record number of entries. Weekly prizes were awarded and the major prize was drawn with Lisa McIntyre being the lucky winner, who reviewed “Still Alice” by Lisa Genova. She described the book as “a gripping novel which provides a unique…Continue
Started by Summer Read, Review & Win! in Adventure/War Mar 3.