Update on Life, the Books, and Everything

I'm still here folks, just been busy with work and painting my house. Plus, still not having Internet at home make it difficult to do much. But I have news on that score, I've signed up, only to realize there is a problem with my lines. They are coming to fix them Saturday, so here's…

Honoring one of the great guides to our imagination

It is a sad day in the literary world to loose one of our great authors. Sadly, as much of a fantasy fan as I am, I have never read any Prtachett. I plan to rectify that as soon as possible.

May this great author be one with the Force.

Beta Librarian

When I started reading gobs and gobs of books as a child, a lot of people asked me if I wanted to be a writer. After a few months of introspection and a terribly failed attempt, I realized that I did not want to be a writer at all. At least not a writer of the kinds of books that I was so enamored with as a child. Promote library activities in press releases? Sure. Share my opinion of a few great books? Absolutely. But write one of those great books? Not a chance.

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No, authors are a breed unto themselves, hallowed by all for letting us live in their heads, if only for a short time. They are gatekeepers and guides to the imagination. They safeguard the way, protecting it for all. And they provide guidance through the dangerous misty corners in which a hero’s adventures help…

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