Archive for December, 2015

I shared some of the authors I’ve been reading in 2015 last week. Now for some music! I love all kinds of music, but these artists especially caught my attention. Who were you listening to in 2015? Leave a comment and share the joy! St. Paul and the Broken Bones Paul Janeway is an R&B […]

WORD: Favorite Books of 2015

Posted: 21st December 2015 by jazzdog in Novel, Story, Word, Writing
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Ah, another year comes and goes. This week I’m sharing a few of the authors  I especially enjoyed in 2015. What were your favorite books in the past year? Leave a comment and share wealth!   THE MECHANICAL, Ian Tregillis It’s 1927. The Dutch Brasswork Throne, with their clockwork tech and alchemy, rule the world […]

TECH: Real Life Rocketships

Posted: 14th December 2015 by jazzdog in Technology
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When I was a kid one of my favorite book series was the Adventures of Tom Swift. The books, and there are over a hundred titles, were first published in 1910 and have continued in one form or another into the 21st century. Tom would think that was pretty cool. Each adventure centered around some […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Posted: 7th December 2015 by jazzdog in History, Uncategorized
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On December 7th my thoughts always turn to my father and the pivotal events in Hawaii in 1941. He was a young man in the Army based at Hickam Field as an airplane mechanic. With the attack on Hawaii, he quickly trained to become a bombardier and soon found himself in the jungles of Guadalcanal. When […]

The Word: New Direction

Posted: 1st December 2015 by jazzdog in Word
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I’ve been away from the blog for some time. In the interim, I’ve been working with Ken Atchity at AEI as he shops THE FIVE PENS OF JOHANN around and completing another novel. The new work is tentatively titled THE BIFURCATION OF DUNGSTEN CREASE. It’s a fun little scifi romp. You can check out the synopsis […]