Hawk has been busy creating new covers and formatting all of our free stories for smashwords. Firstly, you can read all of our stories here on hawkandyoung.com. You can leave a comment or review there. BUT if you want to read them on a device or share them with others, you might want to download... Continue Reading →
We'd be remiss not to mention the Atlas V launch yesterday. https://youtu.be/N8rZSSZfcSM The Atlas V EELV (Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle) was established by the U.S. Air Force to provide assured access to space for Department of Defense and other government payloads. The Atlas V rocket lifted off at 7:13 p.m. EDT (2313 GMT) from Space... Continue Reading →
Picture credit Today we lost Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind shaped modern cosmology. Science's Brightest Star Dies at age 76. His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake. But it's not empty. Think of it as a kind of vacuum energy permeating the fabric of spacetime that defies measure. Stephen Hawking, RIP 1942-2018.... Continue Reading →
Straight from the epic ending of an apocalyptic science fiction novel, or the beginning of a new planet terra-formed to host life, one planet is fried by a giant solar flare, or stellar flare as we call it when it is not OUR sun but some other star. After a re-analysis of data from March... Continue Reading →
Michael Varnum, a social psychologist at Arizona State University in Tempe had 500 volunteers answer a few online questions about aliens. He analyzed the responses for words indicating positive emotion, such as “nice,” and negative emotion, like “worried" as well as for reward- and risk-focused words, such as “benefit” and “danger.” People generally used more... Continue Reading →
Today one of my favorite authors of all time died. Ursula K. LeGuin was an amazing writer whose stories dragged me all over the water planet of Earthsea. Her short stories transformed the world around me. I would often emerge from her worlds and have to remind myself what year it was. Not only did... Continue Reading →
Just wanted to pop in to say Elsha Hawk was a winner this year! Now we can get you readers back to your regularly scheduled movie and book reviews, writing updates, and contest entries.
Every year November is set aside and held in hallowed esteem by writers across the globe as the month of writing. Carefree, careless, and deliberate words are added to documents and not edited for 30 days. https://nanowrimo.org The goal of National Novel Writing Month is to accumulate 50,000 words in 30 days. 1,667 words a... Continue Reading →