Tag Archives: Terry Pratchett

A Book for These Times (Catherine’s Bookshelf)

In these challenging days of  political maneuvering, claims of “fake news” and uncertain futures, it’s a pleasure to read a book about integrity and truth, where the good guys triumph over seemingly overwhelming odds. And it’s funny too Set in Discworld, … Continue reading

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Humor in Fantasy (Catherine’s Book Shelf)

We’re going through some uncertain times in the United States right now  and, when things are stressful, one of the better things you can do for yourself is a good laugh. Try some of these Jim Butcher’s Harry Dresden series–  … Continue reading

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Exclamations, per Pratchett (Inspiration)

“Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind.” Terry Pratchett Catherine Kane 12/19/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, “Manifesting Something Better”, “The Psychic … Continue reading

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Exercise, per Pratchett (Inspiration)

“Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong. “ Terry Pratchett Catherine Kane 10/10/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, … Continue reading

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Lucky, per Pratchett (Inspiration)

“The harder I work, the luckier I become.” Terry Pratchett Catherine Kane 6/27/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, “Manifesting Something Better”, “The Psychic Power of … Continue reading

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Pens and Swords, per Pratchett (Inspiration)

“The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp.” Terry Pratchett Catherine Kane 5/9/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving … Continue reading

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The News, per Pratchett (Inspiration)

“You have to have really wide reading habits and pay attention to the news and just everything that’s going on in the world: you need to. If you get this right, then the writing is a piece of cake.”

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Tragic Relief, per Pratchett (Inspiration)

“You can’t build a plot out of jokes. You need tragic relief. And you need to let people know that when a lot of frightened people are running around with edged weaponry, there are deaths. Stupid deaths, usually. I’m not writing ‘The A-Team’ – if there’s a fight going on, people will get hurt. Not letting this happen would be a betrayal.”

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Fun, per Pratchett (Inspiration)

“Writing is the most fun you can have by yourself.”

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It’s Been a Rough Week…

…not only did we lose beloved actor Leonard Nimoy, but at the end of the week, brilliant and also beloved author Terry Pratchett took his last walk with Death across the black and endless desert sands…. Continue reading

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