Buy, Watch or PassEvery week, I will examine some of the more obscure top performers in Fantasy Football. Here are the names I came across in Week 10:QB'sSteve McNair, Baltimore Ravens - 373 pass yds,...
I was recently asked by an author that if she purchased one of my paintings could she then use it for the cover of her book. It was 'her' painting right?... Wrong!Let me define an illustrators perspe...
A Shade Loving, Early Blooming PerennialThrough the years a variety of plants have come to be called "Christmas Rose"; they are all steeped in a legend that dates back centuries. Most frequently, the ...
Inoculation Eternity by Michelle D. Starr Xulon Press (2006) ISBN 1600345662 Reviewed by Beverly Pechin for Reader Views (10/06)"Inoculation Eternity" is probably one of the most original books I've...
When building a world, one thing to remember is a calendar. This is more important for novels that span several months or years than it is for short stories or novels that take place over a short peri...
The fantasy adventure "Eragon," based on book one of Christopher Paolini's trilogy about a young Dragon Rider, has been drawing criticism for borrowing ideas from the "Harry Potter" series (Hagrid's d...
The word "Filk" is a combination of "fiction" and "folk." Filk music originated as songs composed by dedicated film or TV fans, usually relating to science fiction and fantasy programming. The word or...
I'm a bit of a hypocrite when it comes to my reading. I will deride and verbally mutilate anything on which the writer's name is written larger than the title. I hate the supermarket slush machine tha...
Prehistoric fantasy is the genre of stories written in prehistoric times. But they aren't just "caveman" stories. They are wonderfully written dramas that also take a good look at real anthropologi...
Sa'nah awoke with a start! She felt cold. Not the external type that afflicted the skin but the one that chilled the soul.Earlier that evening, they had sought shelter from the elements in an abandone...