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I posted articles and stories on several sites where I got paid for views and interactions. It’s a great way to make a little extra money, but one of the downsides is that your posts are soon lost in the wasteland of the internet. But then I realized, “I have a website.” So this is a page with links to what I consider my most interesting posts from these sites as well as my blogs separated out into broad categories. Most of the links on here were to a site that is now defunct, so I’m in the process of rebuilding this page.

If you’re interested in seeing all of my posts, I’ve made archive pages for the following:

myLot: 2015 posts 2016 posts

Hopefully, some internet traveler will stumble upon this page and be intrigued to check out some of my posts.




My short stories
My poems
General writing posts
Science and Technology
Reviews
Random stuff




My short stories

Travels Beyond Imagination” is about an interesting history lesson in a lunar school room.

What sort of “Memento” will make it to another star system?

Here are two short stories set in my Human Republic Universe: “Exodus,” and “An RI World

Here are two stories I wrote for Apollo 1 and Challenger.

I first wrote “Cosmos: An Epic Adventure” for the premiere of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey on a website that is no longer up. I reposted it for the end of Mythbusters because … I didn’t have a Mythbusters story.

What will people do on Pluto? Find out in “Kingdom of Beer.”

Jedi ER” is a silly story about Jedi with cut off limbs.

Autopilot,” a 25 word story.

Looking for a good story to start your work day with? Check out “The Gift of Vomit.”

Check out some short, Five Sentence Stories.


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My poems

I had some haiku published in Writers’ Stew, Volume Two.

I posted some haiku for the fall/Halloween season.


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General writing posts

Check out my Wednesday Writing Prompts I do on one of my blogs.


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Science and technology

A post asking, Can we stop focusing on Mars, Please?

It doesn’t seem to be a popular notion, but I think that Mars isn’t that important.

When will The first murder on Mars take place?

The four ways we could explore Mars, and the problems with each.


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Reviews

Books
TV
Movies




Books

Follow as I, slowly, review every tale from Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales. I’m collecting them in blocks of twenty-five: List 1, List 2, List 3 ....

I’ll be reviewing The Complete Sherlock Holmes soon. Maybe.


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TV

Orphan Black is my favorite show now on. To set up for Season 4, I’ve been reviewing the first three seasons. Here are my thoughts on Season One, Season Two, Season Three, and Season Four.

Some of my thoughts on the first season of Colony.

I wrote up an overview of Syfy’s Ascension explaining why I didn’t care for it.


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Movies

Here are some of my thoughts on The Force Awakens, as well as some ideas on what I would have done if I had been asked to write a Star Wars sequel.

My Thoughts on Star Trek Beyond.

My thoughts on Ghostbuster (2016) Before and After I saw it. (Some day I’ll get bored enough to watch it and have some after thoughts.)

On one of my blogs, I’ve started Movie Mondays where I review a movie, on Monday. This is now paused, but I may get back to it someday.

I’m also reviewing every James Bond movie.


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Random stuff

What I think the Future of Gun Control is.

Here are some of my thoughts on the whole “In God We Trust” on our money.

Do not knowingly harm others, the future of law?

What percentage of conspiracy theories exist because of a simple misunderstanding?

Why “Deport them all!” is a stupid and dangerous idea

Shouldn’t working fewer hours be the mark of a better world?

Some thoughts on The Cause Minefield.

The simple fact that The United States will end .

Here are some posts resulting from the 2016 Election: Third Party Folly, Voting your conscience, My short story “Walls”.



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