Category Archives: fiction

Book review: The Tenth Muse

This is a review of The Tenth Muse by Catherine Chung, that I posted on Goodreads. The notion of the tenth muse, who is reborn in every generation as a mortal gifted woman drew me to read this book. The … Continue reading

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Book review: Ascension

This is a book review for Ascension: A Story of Mental Illness by Daniel Trump, which I posted on Goodreads. My rating: 5 of 5 stars Mental illness is a scary topic, especially when it comes out of the blue … Continue reading

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Do muses exist?

   “Any medical facility can verify that I have regular vision, hearing, blood type, and every other organ and bodily function. But what does it prove? A hundred years ago, the best doctors and brightest scientists had no clue about DNA. … 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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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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Jane Austen and the institution of Marriage

“…I am not romantic, you know. I never was. I ask only a comfortable home; and considering Mr. Collins’s character, connections, and situation in life, I am convinced that my chance of happiness with him is as fair as most … Continue reading

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