MAY 27 EDIT: Looking for the May 26 prompts? They’re coming tonight! Stay tuned.
I’m behind on everything else, but I DID walk 5k (I don’t run), clean out my closet, remove the harddrive from a 1996 computer, and see Taming of the Shrew under the stars over the weekend.
J.R.R. Tolkien had the names “Beren” and “Luthien” engraved on his and his wife’s tombstone. Yes, Pinterest is educational. Unless Photoshop?
I will ponder this.
Chris (missed him last week) and this week
Happy late Star Wars Day!
In other news, Redshirts is officially added to my list of Books All Writers Must Read (mental note: compile actual list of books all writers must read). Parental disclaimer: there are quite a few f-bombs and some suggestive dialogue, but OMIGOODNESS it’s brilliant. It’s like the sci-fi spoof version of Stranger Than Fiction and Inkheart put together, but also made me cry a little bit.
How well do you know your genre?
I’m on a mission to become better acquainted with mine.
If you’ve ever read Battlefield Earth, you’ve seen the mega list of names to which Hubbard dedicated the book – the Golden Age authors of the magazines from the ’30s and ’40s, such as Amazing Stories and John W. Campbell Jr.’s Astounding Science Fiction.
I was just shopping around for an audio book to keep me company on an upcoming drive. I looked at a couple of inspirational/historical books I’ve been meaning to read but meh. I really just wanted something fun. Then I thought of Redshirts.
I looked it up. And it is narrated by…