Author Archives: Margaret McGaffey Fisk

5 Interesting Links for 11-16-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Formatting (Publishing) A selection of free font-based symbols to use in decorating your books. (Via Jane Friedman’s Electric Speed) https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2018/10/110-type-ornaments-to-use-in-your-book-plus-a-free-download/ History (Language) For those wordsmiths or just the linguistically curious, … Continue reading

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Mahrime: Mythpunk for Monsters by Penny Blake

…and the longing for all the things that human company ought to bring but seldom does. ~ From the painter’s daughter by Penny Blake This is a collection (mostly reprints) of odd tales, poems, and pieces falling somewhere between with … Continue reading

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The Second NaNo 2018 Progress Report (With Signs of Hope, Thoughts on Process, and Short Excerpts)

The rewrite idea is working both for and against me, but if the good days overcome the bad ones, I might still squeak out a win. I’m still way in the negative, but I have more words than I am … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 11-09-2018

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Music (Environment) Listen to the mournful tone of the Antarctic ice shelf, a sound that can be used to characterize the changes in the ice itself. https://www.livescience.com/63872-singing-ice-in-antarctica.html Libraries (Reading) A … Continue reading

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The Brotherhood of the Black Flag by Ian Nathaniel Cohen

Between gobbling up Hornblower and a fascination with deep waters, this book easily caught my eye. I was not expecting it to have such a traditional, and therefore predictable, plot, but ultimately, The Brotherhood of the Black Flag was a … Continue reading

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