November 2013 Blog Posts (44)

Body of Proof: Proofreading

Proofreading is a necessity for any writer.

And you should proof to the best of your (and the Internet’s) ability before you send it to anyone else to read. Even your Beta readers or your Mom. They may not say anything but they’ll notice.

 

What is proofreading? It’s checking the basics. Are the words spelled correctly? Is it the right version on the word (to, too, two for example).  Has a word been left out of a sentence?

 

Maybe you used a word…

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Added by Eden Royce on November 30, 2013 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Energy and Employment...



From the credits:






Eugene Chudnovsky holds the position of Distinguished Professor of Physics at City University of New York in New York City. He is also a fellow of…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 30, 2013 at 8:14am — No Comments

One of the best reviews for anything I’ve ever written

Pick up a copy of Where the Monsters are here. I will let the review speak for itself:

By Keith Milstead

Gerald Dean Rice’s novelette WHERE THE MONSTERS ARE so befuddled me the first time I read it that I believed I should read it again. Not to say it was anything but genius, it…

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Added by Gerald Dean Rice on November 27, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

immersion

Is it the same for you? I was remembering the dude called "Face" in "The A Team". Total character immersion was his stick and I wondered if he was going to come out of it. He would even select a character before the mission started which seemed a psychic choosing and necessary down the line.

Although I don't do character design, I do put myself in the room when I am imagining a house design or a piece of art. It seems essential to be in that "space" to explore the spiritual…

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Added by Arnold L. Johnson on November 27, 2013 at 8:31am — No Comments

Feynman Lectures - Quantum Mechanics...

Image Credit: CapeRay blog,…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 25, 2013 at 7:51am — No Comments

Austin Comic Con and Writing Comics

So you want to write comics! Well Austin Comic Con had a panel on that with Daniel O'Neil (Batman; Iron Man), Danny Fingeroth (Spiderman; Darkhawk), and Paul Benjamin (Pantheon High; Spiderman). So what did these veterans have to say about delving into comic book writing?

1. Do not be afraid to add details to your characters that may seems unimportant, especially if it adds to the plot because it shows how important that detail is to the character

2. Everything…

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Added by Lady Foxglove on November 24, 2013 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Austin Comic Con Panel: No Budget Filmmaking Summary

One of the more interesting panels that I attended involved Jus Riddick, an actor, independent director, writer, and producer from Atlanta (now in L.A.) who is known for his feature length film Only in L.A. He provided some interesting tidbits for budding filmmakers who wanted to create but did not have the budget to do so! Here is what I gathered from the short panel:

1. Most important positions on screen to have apart from actors, writers, and director…

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Added by Lady Foxglove on November 24, 2013 at 10:01pm — 7 Comments

Sciences As One Would...



"The human understanding is no dry light, but receives infusion from the will and affections; whence proceed sciences which may be called 'sciences as one would.' For what a man had rather were true he more readily believes. Therefore he rejects difficult things from impatience of research; sober things, because they narrow hope; the deeper things of nature, from superstition; the light of…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 24, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

UCreateComics.com : Resource for Comic Book/Graphic Novel Writers & Artists

Comic Con can be a mind bender in itself, with rows upon rows of artists, promoters, writers, creatives, and more! Not to mention the programming that is non-stop. I was lucky enough to be invited to listen to Donald Lanouette, a Canadian entrepreneur that has been working in the comic book industry for a long time. His most recent incarnation is as the founder of UCreateComics, an online platform that hopes to help writers and artists find an opportunity to build, grow, and promote their…

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Added by Lady Foxglove on November 23, 2013 at 11:46pm — No Comments

Breaking The Rules...

UNUSUAL BONDS: Chemical bonds between cesium (Cs) and…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 23, 2013 at 9:11am — No Comments

We Chose To Go...



Mr. President,






We chose to go because you challenged us. I was barely a month on…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 22, 2013 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Quantum Dot Chains...

FIG. 2.

(a) 5×5 μm 2 AFM topography image of QDC sample C. The chains are…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 21, 2013 at 4:57pm — No Comments

Octavia Butler Papers at the Huntington Library-now open for research

Issue #2 of The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction has been published online at eatonjournal.ucr.edu. This issue was edited by English PhD students here are UC Riverside (Josh Pearson, Jeff Hicks, Richard Hunt, Mark Young, Anne Sullivan, and Stina Attebery). Check it out--and do consider submitting material for subsequent issues! It is a refereed journal with a particular interest in archival issues and questions. For…

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Added by Rebecca Hankins on November 20, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Quantum Cheshire Cat...

Physics World: see link below…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 20, 2013 at 6:37am — No Comments

Single Photon Detection...

Source:…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 19, 2013 at 6:54am — No Comments

'Necessary Evil'....

Villains make or break any story especially those in the Sci-fi, Fantasy and Horror genres. The old adage of 'The Hero is only as strong as their Villain' is gospel when writing your stories.



In my latest work 'Dark God's Gift', stories are spawned from the creation of an implacable…

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Added by H. Wolfgang Porter on November 18, 2013 at 9:00pm — 9 Comments

Physics' Top 10...

Source:…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 18, 2013 at 7:28am — No Comments

Unknown Unknowns II...

Original link here.…

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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 17, 2013 at 9:47am — No Comments

Superconducting Stripes...

APS -…
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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 16, 2013 at 7:44am — No Comments

My Sentiments Exactly...

Going for the long haul, all science ALL the time. Otherwise, as Dr. Tyson states, we'd go backwards.

A related embed and link below it:…

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Added by Reginald L. Goodwin on November 15, 2013 at 6:31am — No Comments

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3D printing the future

Posted by ARCELIUS SCOTT on August 15, 2018 at 11:30am 0 Comments

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/114240903/drawns-3d-printed-range-of-design-furniture?ref=discovery&ref=discovery&term=3d%20printed

As of today Spacefans, the link above shows my new goal for my future in the 3D printing industry. 3D print farms are on the agenda for us to build our own, create our own, and own our own manufacturing methods and processes. After we meet the goal of 3D print farms, we should most definitely set our sights on using industrial articulating robots to "scale up" the manufacturing capability within the community.

A robot can cost anywhere between $25,000 and $100,000 but the industrious entrepreneur should be able to find one on the lower end of the spectrum. I'm not here to sell robots, just here to share vision with…

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3D printing the future

Posted by ARCELIUS SCOTT on August 15, 2018 at 11:30am 0 Comments

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/114240903/drawns-3d-printed-range-of-design-furniture?ref=discovery&ref=discovery&term=3d%20printed

As of today Spacefans, the link above shows my new goal for my future in the 3D printing industry. 3D print farms are on the agenda for us to build our own, create our own, and own our own manufacturing methods and processes. After we meet the goal of 3D print farms, we should most definitely set our sights on using industrial articulating robots to "scale up" the manufacturing capability within the community.

A robot can cost anywhere between $25,000 and $100,000 but the industrious entrepreneur should be able to find one on the lower end of the spectrum. I'm not here to sell robots, just here to share vision with…

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Finding your favorite indie Black Age products?

Posted by Turtel Onli on August 14, 2018 at 7:52am 1 Comment

At a time when the indie Black Age of Comics movement is now nation wide with indie conventions in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, New York and San Francisco, a question emerges.  Where do you find a dedicated spinning rack of indie produced / published Black Age products?  Hmmmm?  No where except Chicago at the Du Sable Museum and the urban internet cafe' Copy Cat.  In each of the other markets listed, no rack.  Not even where there is a Black owned comic book store.  The internet alone will not reach the under served market.

This is a great opportunity & challenge foe legal honest industrious folks.  To market and distribute the Black Age of Comics indie products.

OK..... you say were the regular stores contacted?  Of course. ONLI STUDIOS even offered them spinning racks.  They…

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Afrofuturism Lives . pt.3

Posted by Winston Blakely on August 10, 2018 at 10:52am 1 Comment

   It's time for a  3rd installment of Afro futurism Lives... Hopefully this       one will be well received.

   I also have books available at amazon.com featuring these heroes 

   invisoned in these ads.

   Today, you are looking at the Warrior Mysterian, he is a combo

    of Conan and Dr.Strange.  I seem to be fond of both genres

    and put forth the effort to create something unique.  

     Here is the ad for this week.

  

        

   

      check the link below for t shirts and posters...

        https://www.teepublic.com/user/winston5

         and for books,check this…

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Afrofuturism Lives . pt.2

Posted by Winston Blakely on August 3, 2018 at 2:58pm 0 Comments

        Hello, Afrofuturistic enthusiastic fans... time for a new ad promoting this subject.

        This hero is an upcoming self published  character in an anthology that I will revealed in a

         future blog.

          But his name is on the t-shirt attributed to the genre that he is a part of.

          So go ahead and take a look and see what you like.

           My storefront is rapidly growing with images of great interest.

             

                   Here is the link for you to explore my archives of art images.

                       …

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They Are Q...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 3, 2018 at 5:30am 0 Comments

Image Source: DC Villains/Anarchy Wiki page 

Topics: Civics, Existentialism, Philosophy, Politics

I'm taking two weeks off before the fall semester and my sophomore year in graduate school. Tomorrow (Saturday, August 4th), I'll be giving a presentation on…
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TESS...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on August 2, 2018 at 9:58am 0 Comments

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will search more than 85% of the sky.Credit: Leif Heimbold/NASA

Topics: Exoplanets, NASA, Planetary Science, Space Exploration, Star Trek

"Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Her five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek…
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Aura, The Art of Winston Blakely

Posted by Winston Blakely on August 2, 2018 at 6:55am 0 Comments

           Hello, Afrofuturistic fans... We are one day away from my continued campaign for Afrofuturistic

           images at tee.public.com

           Yes, a new ad exploring this culturally esteem event.

            But I would like to present to you a book full of such art.

           Aura, The Art of Winston Blakely, by yours truly is an personal adventure

          into my studio archives.

          I am doubled bless to have a special introduction by the main man himself

         who has dedicated himself to this site.

          Oh, yes...  Your commander in Chief and Prime Administrator Jarvis Sheffield

           wrote an complementary foreword to my artbook.

                  Thank You... Good Sir.

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