Tagged: humor

“Write. Publish. Repeat.” by Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant, David Wright #takeaways

A book read by a thousand different people is a thousand different books.”Andrei Tarkovsky In the book “Write. Publish. Repeat” authors Sean Platt, David Wright and Johnny B. Truant explained how to build a thriving international publishing empire with no luck required… In two words – you have to work your ass off, never give up and see your “writing” as a business.  My rate is 3 – you can find a lot of useful information, BUT…...

People are not peas

There are two types of people in this world. People who hate peas…and people who are peas. This is a good place to begin if you’d like to learn how DNA, our genes and genetic variations works. Gregor Mendel, the former abbot and a XIX century monk was the one who worked out the fundamental principles of genetic inheritance. Thanks to peas we can read the DNA, information about the body, health and diseases. But human...

I am Brolle

“Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve.” John Archibald Wheeler My name is Brolle and I can bend spacetime. I was not always able to do this, or so I think… The special ability began to develop at some point while I was growing up. I had a strange life as a child, with lots of weird events constantly happening around me. It was then I began to realize – something...

Book Review “The Bohemian Incident”, Thomas Arnfelt

“…they had shaved heads. Drilled into their foreheads was a small green stone, big as a lead ball. In one cell a man hung stretched against the wall, fastened with iron around his wrists and feet and with a hood over his face.” It is 1613 and yes, I know what you are thinking – ah, same old, same old… tortures, witches, monks, horses, beer. You are very close to the truth, my friend… but this...

“The Pearl Territory”, chapter 2

Chapter 1 is here – Chapter 1 (as a word document, at the end). Chapter 2 Mars is divided in 9 “circles” (or regions): Circle SciTech Circle Energy Circle FoodFarm Circle Impro (studying, teaching, learning) Circle BioMed Circle Junk Circle Rulers Circle Casso (artistic) Circle Seeds (kids; keeps separately) Each circle has a leader. Every week, the leaders gather in the Ellipse Hall. They represent the government and call themselves – “Team Happiness” or HT. “Soul repository” is...

Book Review “Heir of Ashes”, Jina S. Bazzar

“Every single person is sacred. Sacred means special, precious, a treasure of true beauty. That means you.”  Amy Leigh Mercree Being “special” isn’t fun. I know, every movie, book, or song continue to praise our “uniqueness” or exceptional abilities, powers, “kick-side-weirdness”. But when you are “different” or extraordinary, you have much more troubles than those who are not. Because those who are not…can continue their regular, normal life while you have to run, fight and at...

To create a story is to liberate the mind

“Science fiction is the most important literature in the history of the world, because it’s the history of ideas, the history of our civilization birthing itself. …Science fiction is central to everything we’ve ever done, and people who make fun of science fiction writers don’t know what they’re talking about.” Ray Bradbury A lot of people will tell you how to write a great sci-fi novel in 5/7/or 12 EASY steps. I don’t know how to...