The Genealogy of The Redemption of Erâth

So, instead of writing recently I’ve been playing around with MacFamilyTree, which is a pretty neat genealogy application (I’m sure there are equivalents for Windows). Not only does it let you add in mothers, fathers, partners, brothers and sisters, but it then tells you the relationship between all these people, gives you plausibility warnings (e.g. if someone was married two years after they were born), and gives you the person’s age at time of death.

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What Should We Watch?

For a long time now, Little Satis and I (little … he’s nearly thirteen!) have had a tradition of watching a movie on Friday or Saturday night, something we like to call Movie Night. There was a time when I would write up reviews of what we watched, and I’d like to start doing this again. However, I need some help. After years of superhero and action/adventure movies, I’m looking to expand his horizons by introducing him to some other varieties—classics, thrillers, horror, etc. I’ve come up with a few categories that I’d like to expose him to: I’ll list these below with some example films from each. If you feel so inclined, I would love to know what film recommendations you have for a thirteen-year-old to watch with his dad.

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Back to the Drawing Board … or the Notepad

Now that NaNoWriMo is over (not that I succeeded even remotely in that endeavor), it’s time for me to focus on wrapping up book three of The Redemption of Erâth. I’ve got twenty-two chapters completed, which means I’ve only got three chapters left to write. The last couple of chapters have gone surprisingly well, and I’m looking forward to the culminating events of the last few.

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