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Margaret McGaffey Fisk
Science Fiction, Steampunk, Fantasy, and Romance Writer
Science Fiction, Steampunk, Fantasy, and Romance Writer
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Your Opinions Please: #Hollywood #Immortals #survey #talestotideyouover @LI_Wolfe56

As I mentioned last week, I will be working a table at Sands/Reno Comic Con this Saturday and Sunday. I also suggested I might be doing a panel, which is where the opinions come in. I will be on a panel with Rene Averett, president of the Peter Wingfield…

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5 Interesting Links for 09-15-2017 #sciencefiction #shortstory #sleep #creativity #taxes #publishing #talestotideyouover

Science Fiction (Fiction) A lovely story about acceptance, revolution, and love in a future imbued with magic and song. https://www.tor.com/2017/07/12/waiting-on-a-bright-moon/ Sleep (Life) Some tips for converting to a consistent wake-up schedule with…

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Wild Ride Cowboy by Maisey Yates #contemporaryromance #smalltown #ptsd #reviews #talestotideyouover

I’ve enjoyed books by Maisey Yates before, but fell off reading her for a bit. This is an excellent reintroduction. Wild Ride Cowboy could so easily have been a simple story. It also had the potential to be a bemoaning story, and does have a lot of…

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Come Join Me at the 2017 Sands/Reno Comic Con #reno #conventions #sciencefiction #fantasy #talestotideyouover

The 4th Annual Sands/Reno Comic Con runs September 23rd and 24th from 10 in the morning to 5 or 6 at night (depending on the day), so mark your calendar. This is an inexpensive, two-day event with all things science fiction, fantasy, comic books, gaming,…

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5 Interesting Links for 09-08-2017 #Writing #History #CyberSecurity #Memory #Employment #talestotideyouover

Technique (Writing) The importance of grounding the reader shown through examples from judging Writers of the Future. http://www.writersofthefuture.com/grounding-your-reader/ Diversity (History) A look at race relations in the classical world along with…

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Holiday in the Hamptons by Sarah Morgan #contemporaryromance #reviews #talestotideyouover

One of the reasons I like reading romances is because of how they focus on problem solving. Characters may run away in the short term, but ultimately they have to knuckle down and do the hard work. People talk about the romancing and courting in these…

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Things That Make Me Smile No.129: Greening Cities #environment #smiles #talestotideyouover

I’m very much for the greening of cities, for ecological and psychological reasons. These videos talk about one New York City project and even go into the methodology, which I found fascinating and hope you will as well. I’m including two videos because…

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5 Interesting Links for 09-01-2017 #Clothing #Language #ArtificialIntelligence #Psychology #DigitalArt #Promotion #talestotideyouover

Clothing (Society) Mom started an ethical t-shirt company when all of the boy shirts available had messages promoting aggression and poor behavior. It’s taking off because there are many who feel the same about gendered clothing.…

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Can't Hardly Breathe by Gena Showalter #romance #ptsd #bullying #self-esteem #reviews #talestotideyouover

This book had a tone I wasn’t expecting, and was so much more than I thought it would be. As a small town romance, it hits the right marks. The cost of gossip, the way everyone looks out for Dorothea even when she doesn’t want them to, and the darkness…

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#Adventure Is What You Make of It: A #Memoir #talestotideyouover

Have you ever heard of “and then” stories? They’re basically a variant on tall tales where the situation just keeps getting worse and worse. They can be a lot of fun and dissolve into hilarity as long as nothing nightmarish really happens. With this in…
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