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Shannon Turlington
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Don't have Hulu--hope they will make this available for purchase on BluRay.
Last September streaming giants Hulu announced that they would be producing a nine hour mini-series adaptation of Stephen King's critically acclaimed time-travel crime novel 11/22/63. Back in Febru...
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Oh yeah, that would be cool.
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So I only missed one of these, which makes me Han Solo good (and I shouldn't have missed that one). I guess I watched a lot of movies in the 80s.
Are you a true 80s movie buff? Let's see if you can guess these 80s movies based on the 3 clues given!
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"Sweep the leg!"
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Recommended Reading: What Makes This Book So Great

What Makes This Book So Great is a compendium of blog posts about Jo Walton’s rereads of books, not necessarily all science fiction and fantasy. These are blog posts originally published on Tor.com, so they are short, breezy, and quick to read. Walton is…
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A great comparison of post-apocalyptic fiction by women vs. that by men.
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I was chatting to a friend about A Suitable Boy and she mentioned that because it was so long she'd had trouble setting aside enough time to read it. It is long, but I hadn't had that problem becau...
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I’m reposting some of my favorite book reviews on my blog Books Worth Reading. This week, I’m recommending the science fiction classic Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick.
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Writers · Charlotte Armstrong · Vera Caspary · Helen Eustis · Patricia Highsmith · Dolores Hitchens · Elisabeth Sanxay Holding · Dorothy B. Hughes · Margaret Millar · Appreciations · Laura by Vera Caspary · The Horizontal Man by Helen Eustis · In a Lonely Place by Dorothy B. Hughes ...
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A great piece about how L'Engle persevered and finally broke through in her writing.
Madeleine L'Engle's time-hopping heroine transported sci-fi into a new dimension.
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Learn the most critical information about how to get your book published—plus how to avoid wasting your time.
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I believe I’ve mentioned the Suck Fairy a few times here but without ever discussing her in depth. I first heard of her in a panel on re-reading at Anticipation, when Naomi Libicki explained her to...
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Like Corrupting Dr Nice, To Say Nothing of the Dog is a comedy about time travel. But while Kessel’s model was the screwball comedy movie, Willis’ was Jerome K. Jerome’s gentle Victorian novel Thre...
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Freelance writer, editor and information specialist
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I have significant experience in developing and implementing Internet technologies, information systems and opensource software. My strengths are: writing and editing, especially technical writing, documentation and presenting information in a understandable way; planning, organizing and managing complex projects; and system analysis. My passions are using technology in innovative ways and finding creative solutions to problems, particularly in nonprofit and development work.
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Writer, reader, geek, cynical idealist.
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Doing a little freelance writing and a lot of reading. Follow me for lots of writerly and book-related links.

Bragging rights
I have published 18 books, including 2 on voodoo and 1 on monsters.
Education
  • UNC-Chapel Hill
  • NC School of Science and Mathematics