Category Archives: Books

Nookindlepad

I guess “it is on” or something. The Nook Tablet vs. the Kindle Fire. Choice is so overwhelming isn’t it? I already own a classic Kindle e-reader, but shiny new toys keep dancing like sugar plums in my head with … Continue reading

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On My Way: First 1,000 Words on NaNoWriMo

Well, put together my first 1,000 words (give or take) today for National Novel Writing Month. It looks gruesome, incoherent, and probably super-derivative. But, I’m loving it. I feel good at the starting line … let’s see how I feel … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month: Givin’ It a Shot

I guess I’m going to try to throw my hat in the ring. Whether or not I can get out a coherent story about man-eating garden gnomes or a dramedy set on board a lost survivalists boat adrift in the … Continue reading

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NY Comic Con 2011: The Friday Plan!

So, NY Comic Con kicked off this evening already, but I only purchased the 3-day pass that will get me in starting tomorrow. I’m excited, despite this being my third time out at the Big Apple’s Big Comic Convention.

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Currently Reading: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Just started reading a new novel titled Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. After finding it difficult to put down last night and groggily heading into work this morning, I can honestly say I am really, really digging it thus … Continue reading

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Bookstores: Islands in a Storm of UK Rioting?

Heartening to some extent I suppose. Bookshops avoid major damage in London rioting Except, is it because those looting aren’t readers? To ask that, I guess, is to almost be offended that rioters didn’t make off with a box full … Continue reading

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‘Paranormality’: The Psychology of Paranormal Experiences

The subtitle for Professor Richard Wiseman’s fascinating book, Paranormality, is a simply straightforward phrase: Why we see what isn’t there. Wiseman definitely knows a little something about human perception holding the Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the … Continue reading

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