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Happy New Year, Seekers! Jonathan here. One of my favorite quotes of all time is from Vincent Van Gogh. He said, “For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” I have always been an ardent devotee of science fiction, and those words perfectly capture the way reading a great space opera kindles my imagination. Today, I want to share 5 of my favorite sci-fi reads that made me want to craft my own. May they be a source of inspiration to you as well! Revelation Space, by Alastair Reynolds — This book will blow yourRead More →

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2020 is almost (finally) behind us, and the world will breathe a sigh of relief. As we step forward into a brighter future, J and K have a few things in mind that they hope to accomplish in the year to come. J Like many, I have had my workout routine disrupted by the pandemic. Once I get settled into my new home (moving from CA to TX), I want to find a new gym and get back to lifting. While I’ve enjoyed getting outside and going hiking, kayaking, and a number of other things, I’m ready to push some metal again. On the writingRead More →

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If you’re lucky enough to have a writer in your life, then you might be considering what to get them as a seasonal gift. Whether it’s through an office gift exchange, on the basis of friendship, or otherwise, here are J & K’s must haves for writers. J Note-taking is an essential part of being a writer. Inspiration may strike anytime, anywhere, making the ability to capture ideas quickly of the utmost importance. I’ve taken to using voice dictation on my phone to accomplish this, but for the traditionalists there’s no beating the classic Moleskine notebook. It’s the perfect size to fit in a pocketRead More →