Author Archives: Margaret McGaffey Fisk

5 Interesting Links for 11-15-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Complications (Adoption) Not every adoption works out. This article explores what happens next and some of the reasons this happens as well as issues with the current practice. https://getpocket.com/explore/item/when-families-un-adopt-a-child Innovation … Continue reading

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A Reaper of Stone by Mark Gelineau and Joe King

I wasn’t ready to reach the end of this book, and not because there’s a scene or two I wanted to see live instead of in flashback or discussion. I didn’t want to pack these characters away. That’s the sign … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.187: DIY Mechanical Kit

I share mechanical puppets and the like often, but this one is available as a kit that allows you to both build and animate your own automation. It’s pricey, but everyone can enjoy the video and imagine going through the … Continue reading

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Memories of Mist by Valerie Comer

Valerie Comer’s romances tackle realistic situations that can fall under the “truth is stranger than fiction” banner because some character types are rare in romance. Memories of Mist is a better example of this last than most through Myles, the … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.186: Steampunk Music Video

I’m trying to choose smiles with some form of inspiration for those undergoing the NaNo (a 30-day challenge to write 50,000 words) during the month of November. This is a powerful song with an evocative feel. Don’t watch the video … Continue reading

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