The world is on lock-down and I’m sitting here looking around saying, ‘well, this is happening’. It is into that surreal stage where so much weird stuff has happened over the last few days and weeks that not much is surprising lately.
The mind is a funny thing. Visualization and imagination create the same mental effects as if it were real. Going back to Napoleon Hill and up through neuroscience, the research seems to point to the mind’s inability to distinguish between real and visualization. Adalbern didn’t exist until one sunny day a crouching warrior in customContinue reading “Hi, Meet my Friend Adalbern”
The Audible trend in my life is pronounced and probably inexorable. A good new Audible book every month is like Christmas at the end of every month. I seem to be grabbing Audible books with the alacrity of an opium addict rushing towards a fix. (Not that I have ever been addicted to anything, it’sContinue reading “Hello, I’m Doug, and I’m an Audible Addict…”
I hate cold water. Once upon a time I could mince words about it but now things are much more stark. When the shower goes cold, because someone else starts theirs, as the temperature drops suddenly icy, I sequel, squirm and mumble profanity. When icy water falls from the sky, obscene amounts of clothing andContinue reading “Cold Water”
The Guardsman is now a free read with Kindle Unlimited! This has been a long time coming, but I’m finally republishing these books. The interiors are cleaned up, with another editing pass & they are rebuilt to optimize for online reading. The Guardsman is a story about the distant future, a little bit of intrigue,Continue reading “The Guardsman”