This is why writing anything takes forever

Well, for me at least. I found this on the Writing About Writing Facebook group. On any given day when I sit down to write, this exact thing happens…

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Clocking into 2018

Happy Mid-Winter New Year! And soon it will be a Happy Lunar New Year as we enter The Year of the Dog on the Chinese Zodiac. I thought I’d talk a little about my closing projects as well as some upcoming writing projects. Well, the crazy season is finally over. I’d like to thank everyone…

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Shooting at Shadows: 011818 – Gallery 103

I’m delighted to announce that on Thursday January 18th, 2018, I’ll be at the opening of my photography exhibit “Shooting at Shadows: photography by Ridley McIntyre” at Gallery 103, 103 Baker Street, Maplewood NJ, which features a selection of the eerie digitally-manipulated photographs I have taken over the past 3 years. Feel free to stop…

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Coming Soon: Black Star

Last Thursday I completed the 3rd draft of my first full length novel, which has had a few working titles but is for now known as “Black Star”.   Two days later I spent a day at a local book fair in New Jersey promoting and signing copies of Year of the Rat. Man, that…

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Crisis Radio Podcast #5: No Fly Zone

This episode Nexus, our artificial DJ plays Boards of Canada, Shabazz Palaces, Carpenter Brut, Aphex Twin and more. Plus a news flash from Carla Alarma. This episode is brought you by Panasony Biotronics Cooperative of Kadoma, Japan.

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Can I get Woobi Play Mask to sponsor Crisis Radio?

This product sounds like the perfect fit for the future I’m building.

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If Artificial Intelligences can create their own languages how can we maintain control of them? Should we?

There are two types of intelligent computer systems outlined in my first book Year of the Rat: Digital Intelligences and Artificial Intelligences. The first, Digital Intelligences, are made up of the collected personalities and knowledge of selected persons – the smartest and brightest minds – imprinted digitally and housed in a single unit. Scientists around…

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Enter to win a signed copy of Year of the Rat

Hey everybody! Just a quick update this morning to let you know that I’ve partnered with Goodreads to give away signed copies of Year of the Rat to 3 lucky winners. This giveaway promotion ends on March 24, 2017, go please click on the link below and sign up today! While you’re waiting, why not…

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10 things I miss from the 1970s

10. Pan-Am and TWA Although these two airlines did start way back in the 30s and did continue beyond the 70s into the 90s, there’s something classically 70s about Pan Am and TWA that’s hard to pin down. Maybe it’s the funky logos and typefaces they used. Pan Am had a reputation of being a…

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A moment of gratitude… And a request in kind

It is a cold and windy day here in New Jersey. Last week’s snow has mostly melted and what is left is crunchy and sharp in places, like my Aquanetted hair back in the 1990s. It’s hard to believe that in all of this that I’m already starting to see some buds on the trees…

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