BVC Announces The Reefs of Time by Jeffrey A. Carver

The starstream is beautiful. But beauty turns deadly when an ancient and destructive AI uses it to travel uptime…

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BVC Announces Sunborn by Jeffrey A. Carver

Sunborn The Chaos Chronicles 4 by Jeffrey A. Carver Stars are dying. Bandicut and his friends must learn what threatens the Starmaker Nebula–and confront a billion-year-old adversary of life as they know it. John Bandicut and his companions are summoned … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Summer’s almost here officially, and there are many wonderful books to choose from. Here are a few I’ve enjoyed recently: First I must offer an explanation of why it took me so long to review this book, which entails a … Continue reading

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The Name of the Prose, Part 3: You Are Here
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A sense of place plays a critical role in determining whether a reader “gets into” a story or not. Good place names can lend an aura of reality to even the most fictional of places. Conversely, an obviously made up place name in a story that pretends at reality can make a location that seems perfectly real to the author seem perfectly ridiculous to the reader.

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