Monthly Archives: January 2012

Writers of the Future Congratulations!

We have two bits of news, and creators to congratulate. First, on the Writers side, we have the Finalists and Semifinalists for Q4: Congratulations to the Finalists: Alistair Kimble of Colorado Scott T. Barnes of California David Carani of Illinois … Continue reading

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Fitness Update 5 Jan 2012

70 minutes on the treadmill: 741 calories. Bench press: 3 sets, 12 reps, 30 pounds each arm.

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Fitness Update 4 Jan 2012

70 minutes on the treadmill: an unprecedented 754 calories. I’ve had no problem keeping my heart rate at 140 for a whole treadmill session or two; so last week, I experimented with setting my target at 145 for the first … Continue reading

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Fitness Update 3 Jan 2012

70 minutes on the treadmill, 630 calories. Bench press: 3 sets, 12 reps, 30 pounds each arm.

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Antibugish

by Martin L. Shoemaker (with apologies to Hughes Mearns) Yesterday, to my despair,I met a bug that wasn’t thereIt wasn’t there again todayThe boss says, “Fix it anyway…” When I knocked off last night at threeThe bug was nowhere I … Continue reading

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Writer’s Retreat, Day 16…

6,700 words. I’m not sure I like this new character, Weird Ricky. He’s a bit of an antisocial little jerk. Smarter than everyone, and he knows it.

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