Author Archives: tkflor

Did Thomas Young perform his most famous experiment?

“phenomena of nature resemble the scattered leaves of the Sibylline prophecies; a word only, or a single syllable, is written on each leaf, which, when separately considered, conveys no instruction to the mind; but when, by the labor of patient … Continue reading

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Muse Delusion – musing about book promotion

“How can publishers influence the books AISA picks?” she asked. Scott grinned, finding Lisa’s cluelessness funny. Answer the dumb question, Daphne told Scott in her mind. She did not like women who looked glamorous without making any visible effort, especially … Continue reading

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29th Street South – a story with a heart

“God damn the man who shot President Kennedy!” Robbie Doyle said out loud without thinking.The class turned as one and stared at Robbie. Miss Rodgers actually dropped the book she was holding.From 29th Street South by Nicholas Rogers. It seems … Continue reading

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Muse Delusion – first ever promotion

For the first time, my book is free on Kindle. Promotion lasts from April 5 to April 9, 2021. eBook: Amazon.com | Amazon.uk | Amazon.ca | Amazon.au

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A clever cat, two unusual kids and a clan of intelligent rats

“You pretend that rats can think, and I’ll promise to pretend that humans can think, too.”A rat to a man, from The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by Sir Terry Pratchett The Changelings – a clan of educated rats … Continue reading

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A woman who believed she was a muse

“I’m a muse, not a NASA engineer.” Lisa to Jack, in Muse Delusion by T.K. Flor Finally, the long anticipated novel, Muse Delusion, is published!!! (OK, long-anticipated, and written, by me). The initial idea for the novel emerged during a … Continue reading

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How to get AI’s attention

“This approach of Visibility Marketing is not a new way of reaching readers per se, but a way of positioning yourself and your books for maximum impact.” David Gaughran, Amazon Decoded: A Marketing Guide to the Kindle Store Theoretically, anyone … Continue reading

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Perseverance and stamina – a lesson 40 years after The Empire Strikes Back

“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” -Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back One of the things that distinguishes a classic from a random highly successful book or movie is that one can return to a classic decades after it … Continue reading

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Moving the needle – 200 years since Ørsted experiment

The first connection between electricity and magnetism was found by Ørsted on 21 April 1820. Hans Christian Ørsted (14 August 1777 – 9 March 1851) was a Danish scientist. He became a professor at the University of Copenhagen in 1806. His … Continue reading

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Becoming Superman

“Style was the clothes; voice was the body. The instant I hit that realization I felt a circuit close inside me, switching on an engine in my brain. Suddenly all the little unrelated things I knew about writing (or brashly … Continue reading

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