So in the past few weeks I’ve read a couple of books where I decided to snip things for a Teaser Tuesday, even though, technically, on Teaser Tuesday, you’re supposed to take two sentences from whatever book you’re reading on that very day and use that as your teaser. But hey, you know how it is …Continue reading “Twofer Teaser Tuesday”
Excerpts from longer works, such as novels.
Teaser Tuesday: “A Mountain Walked: Great Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos”
So this week (and for a couple of weeks previously) I’ve been reading the horror anthology A Mountain Walked: Great Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos, which, as you may have gleaned from the title, consists of a bunch of stories residing in the general neighborhood of H.P. Lovecraft.
Teaser Tuesday: “The Quantum Thief”
So this week I was reading The Quantum Thief, by Hannu Rajaniemi:
Teaser Tuesday: “Ice”
So this week I was reading Ice, by Anna Kavan:
Teaser Tuesday: “Bandwidth”
So recently, I was reading a book called Bandwidth, by Eliot Peper:
Teaser Tuesday: “Radiance”
So this week I was reading Radiance, by one of my favorite authors, Catherynne M. Valente:
Teaser Tuesday: “Robopocalypse”
So this week I was reading Robopocalypse, by Daniel H. Wilson, a book about the aftermath of the impending robot/AI uprising, which maybe you’ve heard people worrying about lately.
Another Change of Scene(ry)
So not long ago, I mentioned that I had decided to rework my morning schedule (doesn’t everyone have a morning schedule?) to do writing stuff on the weekends and blogging stuff on the weekdays. That kinda sorta worked, in that I did get some (though not enough) writing done on weekends, and I did manage to (almost) keep up with the blog posting and with the visiting; but overall, it wasn’t really working out all that well, at least for the writing part. What I really needed was for the day to be a little longer. And so I built this device to slow down the Earth’s rotation and … Oh, wait, I’m being told the device is not ready yet. Scratch that. What I actually did was start getting up a half-hour earlier. More coffee, anyone?Continue reading “Another Change of Scene(ry)”
Teaser Tuesday: “Redemption Ark” (Still!)
So this week I’ve had a couple of other (non-work-, non-writing-, non-cat-, and non-dog-related) projects keeping me a little busy, so once again it’s back-to-back Teaser Tuesdays! And it’s also still Redemption Ark, by Alastair Reynolds, on account of this is a pretty long book, although not nearly as long as some others I’ve read.
Teaser Tuesday: “Redemption Ark”
So this week I was reading Redemption Ark, by Alastair Reynolds: