I can smell smoke. And it reminds me too much of this time last year.
In 2012, the Colorado Springs area was devastated by the Waldo Canyon Fire, which started in a canyon far south of here, but raced along the ridge top in high winds, causing major evacuations and incredible destruction. It was the worst fire in Colorado history. But all records are made to be broken.
A week ago, I had a free day to go out hiking, and I explored a beautiful area in canyons around Cheyenne Mountain to the south of Colorado Springs, a quick drive for me,...
I used Grammarly to grammar check this post, because I wanted to see how well they would do. Grammar checkers are always problematic, because they are often so rule-obsessed they ignore what a writer is trying to do. I found Grammarly to be unintrusive, however, and a good way to teach a writer not to make basic mistakes. (And it did catch me in an unneccessary comma—shame on me!)
Our WordFire Press selections this month in the Baen eBook Library include five titles by Frank Herbert, long out-of-print masterpieces such as SOUL CATCHER, THE GODMAKERS, DIRECT DESCENT, as well as two...
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Five new military SF novellas by five high-profile military SF writers. FIVE BY FIVE. WordFire Press released this volume as an eBook last year. Now, for those of you who prefer to read in hardcopy or listen to an unabridged audiobook, FIVE BY FIVE is also available.
It’s a war out there. In these pulse-pounding tales, the best (or worst) soldiers in the galaxy are pitted against powerful aliens on distant battlefields. Never before published stories about monsters, deadly combat tech, treachery, and honor:
Big Plush by AARON ALLSTON—The Dollgangers, artificial people made in mankind’s image, take up arms in a desperate bid...