Author Archives: Margaret McGaffey Fisk

A Beautiful Day for a Conspiracy by Klara Kim

This is a wonderful, action-oriented introduction to the organization nicknamed FateNet. Our guide is a new hire who has lost jobs and been threatened for her odd knack of knowing when something is off and the inability to stay quiet … Continue reading

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What Makes for a Good Guest Post?

I’ve been invited to do a guest post a time or two and really struggled with what to say that would both be welcome and encourage new readers to check me out. A short bio is hard enough, but a … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 01-05-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Confusion (Language) A good explanation of words that are often misunderstood: https://qz.com/432285/20-misused-words-that-make-smart-people-look-dumb/ Mars (Space) Solar winds produce enough electric charge on one of the moons of Mars to complicate exploration. … Continue reading

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His Secret Son by Brenda Jackson

To start out, the title is a misnomer as Bristol made no attempt to keep Laramie (called Coop) from his son, but rather was informed Coop had died. It’s not a new twist, but the author manages to make it … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 12-29-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Inspiration (Robots) Using natural abilities observed in the octopus, a robotics team is developing camouflage for soft robots. https://www.livescience.com/60669-octopus-inspired-robots-camouflage.html Revitalization (Interesting People) A look at two lives seeped in West … Continue reading

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