For the past few days, my wife and I spent a lot of time photographing hummingbirds around the house. These beautiful, little birds can be mesmerizing and it is often surprising to watch just how inquisitive they are. Some of them are truly quite fearless. Since we’re using camera flashes in order to properly highlight the birds against the background,… Continue reading "A case of hummingbirds"
Month: September 2011
I am a huge fan of the Kindle. Always been. I owned a first-generation Kindle and in my mind, the Kindle was every bit as revolutionary a product as the iPhone. A game changer. However, as great as it is, even the Kindle is not perfect. I am not talking here about buttons being too small or somesuch thing. I… Continue reading "10 Things Amazon should correct in the Kindle"
Only now I realized that, despite posting about the preparations for the launch, I have never actually informed you that my middle-grade chapter book “Kitt Pirate: Snaggletooth’s Treasure” has actually been released. As I mentioned before, I have settled on the pen name Ben Oliver for this release, to create a bit of separation between the horror books I’ve been… Continue reading "Kitt Pirate has been released… and other children’s books"