Welcome to My Blog!

It’s always an odd thing to decide how to present yourself on the internet. This site will be strictly for my fiction writing projects.

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What Does the Higgs-Boson Look Like?

By Kate Kershner

In July 2012, the whole world came face to face with the Higgs boson: a sparkly, little light that danced across our screens like Tinker Bell. Wait, that’s not right.

While physicists jumped for joy to “see” the Higgs boson — that elusive particle that composes the Higgs field, which allows particles to gain mass — the truth is that they actually saw a whole bunch of numbers, graphs and general data that told them that the Higgs boson was detected. And even saying that it was “detected” deserves some explanation.

Read the full article at HowStuffWorks.com.

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Middle-earth Cage Match: Bill the Pony vs. Shadowfax

By Judith Tarr

Here we have our two contestants for this week’s match, the first in SFF Equines history (but not, perhaps, the last): on this side the tall, white, shining, magical, beautiful king of stallions who deigns to carry the great Wizard; and over on that side, the short, brown, fuzzy, unromantic, pretty definitely not-a-stallion who is not asked whether he wants to carry the Fellowship’s baggage (but as far as Sam can determine, he’s willing).

A serious mismatch, you say?

That, I reply, remains to be seen.

Read the full article at Tor.com.

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13 Ways to Help an Indie Author with Their Book Release

Just thought I would point this out, since I have a release coming up that’s been scaled back to October 15!  Save the date!

By Helen Scheuerer

As the launch of Heart of Mist draws nearer and nearer, a lot of my readers have been asking: how do I help you with your book release?

Firstly, just asking a lovely question like that means the world to just about any author. Writing and publishing a book is a huge undertaking, and so any acknowledgement of this is greatly appreciated.

But of course, there are a number of other ways you can help authors with the impending release of their book…

Read the full article at WritersEdit.com.

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