Writer Wednesday: Preparing for NANOWRIMO

November, and NANOWRIMO, is only a month away. Plan on doing? Then there are some thing you should do before 1 November rolls around that will put you ahead of the power curve. Preparing for NaNoWriMo Success from...
Between Books– a Type A Writer’s Dilemma

Between Books– a Type A Writer’s Dilemma

More appropriately, it’s a dilemma for someone who tests out with a J as the last letter for the Meyers-Briggs. Judgmental, better known as someone who is more attuned to the result than the P, the process. I normally spend minimal time between books. Uusually...
Survival Monday: Map Reading and where to get free maps

Survival Monday: Map Reading and where to get free maps

Free Stuff! All right. Do you know how to read a topographic map? We rely heavily on GPS but that can be unusable for a number of reasons. Backing up from topo maps, do you know how to read a road map? Here’s key info and where to get free topo maps. One of my...
PBS’ Vietnam.  A Must Watch.

PBS’ Vietnam. A Must Watch.

Lynn Novick and Ken Burns have collaborated to produce a documentary that is a must see for every American. It covers the war from all sides and does justice to both the military and political aspects. There are so many quotes from those interviewed that are striking,...
A Brief History of Computers and Cyber Warfare

A Brief History of Computers and Cyber Warfare

This is from research I’ve done for Hallows Eve which is only two weeks out from publication. It’s certainly not a complete history, but it’s interesting. The part about Ronald Reagan and the movie War Games was something I didn’t know. Enjoy....