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The Ballad of Cindy and Belle

Beautiful Princess Belle of the poor dowry binged all the long night before waking bleary not refined, not courtly, no Madame Curie she shrugged on sweats and hiked to a high eyrie View checked she kept on (more for her … Continue reading

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The Sandman

I recently finished Neil Gaiman‘s epic comic book series The Sandman (from the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics). I read it in my favourite way to read the better comic book series: in ‘phonebooks’. By that I mean the serial … Continue reading

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Brisingr

Fire in the ancient language invented by Christopher Paolini is the name of the third book in his Inheritance Cycle of fantasy books. It is a transitional work and sets up all the elements for the unnamed fourth and final … Continue reading

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Writing my novel using Ubuntu

One of the nice features of using OpenOffice for writing on my Ubuntu machine is that it exports directly into PDF. So when I finished the major edits of my manuscript I was able to output it into the format … Continue reading

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Stephen R. Donaldson’s Fatal Revenant and other stories

If you are bothered by spoilers don’t read on. I finished reading Fatal Revenant, the 2nd of the planned 4 book series named the Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. This series is itself the last of a trilogy of fantasy … Continue reading

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