Monthly Archives: January 2015

Book reviews for self-published fiction

“But there certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.” Jane Austen, Mansfield Park. To paraphrase Jane Austen, there certainly are not so many book-reviewers in the world, … Continue reading

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Initial Conditions paperback – first view

The proof copy of Initial Conditions paperback has finally arrived.

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Professors in children’s books

I was looking for information on how women scientists are portrayed in fiction when I found a blog post by Melissa Terras (professor at University College London) on how children’s books portray scientists and other academics. Here is an excerpt: … Continue reading

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“From the time of Newton, leading scientists had believed that the universe was governed by mechanical laws: material objects held energy and inflicted forces. To them, the surrounding space was nothing more than a passive backdrop. The extraordinary idea put … Continue reading

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The Hungry Boson

So, what is the Hungry Boson? Join Danielle, the protagonist of Initial Conditions, as she finds out.     The buildings facing Stateside Street were law firms and real estate offices, boutiques and an upscale barbershop. Parched and annoyed at not being … Continue reading

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