ON JUNE 23, 2000, the iron-ore carrier MV Treasure, en route from Brazil to China, foundered off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, spilling 1,300 tons of oil into the ocean and contaminating the habitat of 75,000 penguins. Realizing thJuneat 41 percent of the world’s population of African penguins could perish, local conservation officials immediately launched a massive rescue operation, and 12,500 volunteers from around the globe rushed t...

10/10

Citizenchip, by Wil Howitt, is a wonderfully witty look into life of a newborn AI and how she learns to interact with the slow, clumsy humans around her. Citizenship follows the life of Sam, a young AI, who is assigned to help humans in a variety of ways. She’s a “teenager” of sorts – full of knowledge and not always sure how to apply it properly. Along the way Sam comes to care for these meat-creatures she’s task...

The Great Penguin Rescue
Featured / April 25, 2018

ON JUNE 23, 2000, the iron-ore carrier MV Treasure, en route from Brazil to China, foundered off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, spilling 1,300 tons of oil into the ocean and contaminating the habitat of 75,000 penguins. Realizing thJuneat 41 percent of the world’s population of African penguins could perish, local conservation officials immediately launched a massive rescue operation, and 12,500 volunteers from around the glob...

Mused Literary Review
Literary Magazines / December 31, 2017

Happy New Year everyone! The latest edition of the Mused Literary Review is live in beautiful responsive design! We’d love feedback. PDF and Print versions are coming soon! http://www.bellaonline.com/review/index.html

Spring Issue of the Mused Literary Review
Literary Magazines / February 13, 2017

The Deadline for the Spring Issue of the Mused Literary Review is TODAY!! Get your poetry / short story / artwork / photography submitted by tonight for consideration for the upcoming Mused Spring issue! It’s free to submit! http://www.bellaonline.com/review/

Fantastic exploration of Culture
Books / January 10, 2017

New Release! Fantastic exploration of Culture from Ancient Rome to Greece to Germany to England and much more. Not that I’m biased, of course ;). Grab your copy today! Do you like reading about other cultures? Which is your favorite? https://www.amazon.com/World-Cultures-Analyzing-Pre-Industrial-Societies-ebook/dp/B01NBS8ZCI/

Book Cover design
Author Resources / December 26, 2016

What current Book Cover design makes your book stand out? Right now it’s all about hand done illustration – find out why – What type of cover are you currently drawn to?

free inspiring SciFi short story
Books / December 24, 2016

Free Ebook! Sit back and enjoy Christmas Eve with a free inspiring SciFi short story based on a true herbal puzzle! https://www.amazon.com/Chartreuse-Sci-Fi-Short-Story-Stories-ebook/dp/B00NCCF43G/

Happy Winter Solstice!
Literary Magazines / December 22, 2016

Happy Winter Solstice! The FREE 2016 winter issue of Mused is now live! The issue features short stories, poetry, photography, painting, essays, and more! Share the news! http://www.bellaonline.com/review/

Massachusetts Calling
Books / December 18, 2016

Just Released! Massachusetts Calling. 15 local authors share short stories, poetry, memoirs, histories, and more! All proceeds benefit local charities. Please spread the word! https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MQX8X2S/

May the Forth
Motivation / May 4, 2016

“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” No matter how long it takes keep at it. #MayThe4thBeWithYou #StarWarsDay #motivation