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American English. Hummmm - Commonly Misspelled Words

We all know that Spell Checkers are great, but how well can you do without using this modern day tool? Select the correct or...

How To Write In English. Hummmm - HOMONYMS, HOMOPHONES, HOMOGRAPHS, and HETERONYMS

English was invented by people, not computers, and it reflects the creativity of the human race, which, of course, is not a race at...

The Versatile Blogger Award What A Surprise.

What a surprise! I found out yesterday that I had been chosen to receive an award, The Versatile Blogger Award. I...

Shapeshifter. Hummmm - A Kaleidoscope Of Fractal Illusions.

The Kaleidoscope is perhaps the most well known of all optical toys. It is often described as a complex pattern of constantly changing colors...

Animated Steampunk More Steam....More Steam...

Steampunk is a stylistic sub-genre of speculative fiction, usually set in an anachronistic Victorian or quasi-Victorian alternate history setting of the past or as...

Sci-Fi Short Story. Hummm 'grid reference 3894′

Sometimes a Sci-Fi short story can say volumes within the span of twenty minutes of reading on the printed page. When visual images are...

Sounds Of A Cannon. Hummmm - A Little Christmas Music.

Parchelbel's Cannon in D is one of the most famous works of Baroque music. Although Parchelbel was quite prolific this is probably his best...

The Star. Hummmm - The Star, Shining In The Night

The Star, is a short story that appeared in Infinity Science Fiction during 1955. In the story of a group of interstellar explorers are...

The Gift Indie Sci-Fi on film

It's beginning to look like Christmas. Festive lights and holiday tree decorations adorn the town homes of the wealthy. Wreaths on civic sculptures and...

The Next Big Thing

Jace Daniel, the author of an Amazon's best seller horror novel, Under Angels, asked if I would be interested in participating in a publicity...

The Authors List Twenty-five Sci-Fi Novels

Every Sci-Fi author has a list of favorite novels, ten, twenty-five, fifty, and often one-hundred that they believe influenced their writing. In no particular...

Punctuation Marks. Hummmm - what are they for?

Punctuation marks are used, in printing and writing, to imitate speech. Speaking, or singing we can pause or change the tone of our voices to...