Starting tonight and for the next couple of weeks, I’m going to be posting a free short horror story. Stay tuned next Saturday night for another Halloween tale. As usual, comments, critiques and thrown tomatoes are welcome. http://masteranthonystevens.com/2012/10/06/free-read-statuary/
I just posted a rather long bit on spacecraft design for my new novel. A little side-trip in the development process is drawing my version of a Colonial Landing craft. You can see a more complete description of the process and my drawing here: http://masteranthonystevens.com/2012/09/22/a-peek-into-a-novel/
Okay. I’ve bit the bullet and have purchased a new Blue Yeti microphone from Guitar Center. That, and the Open Source program Audacity, are going to help me turn some of my stories into audiobooks. Over the next few weeks, I’ll share some of the trails and tribulations of this effort. Feel free in asking … More AudioBook
Contrary to popular opinion, Bram Stoker did not write the first English language vampire story. That credit goes to Lord Byron, in the 1820s. His epic poem, The Giaour, has some chilling vampiric scenes that later authors have applied to the legends. I have created a recording of my favorite excerpt from Lord Byron’s masterpiece. … More The First Vampire Tale
Statuary written by Anthony Stevens edited by Stephanie Q. McGrath It was with some trepidation that I accepted the key to the family mausoleum from my father. His usually cheerful expression was quite serious as he explained that upon the passing of my sixteenth year on this Earth, I was to learn more of our … More A Halloween Gift
Recently, I was griping to a friend about not being able to find a small part for my On30 module. I didn’t want to spend $7.50 on shipping and handling for a $6 part. He recommended a local hobby shop called The Moose Caboose. It’s located at 1341 West Liberty Road in Sykesville, Maryland. Their … More The Moose Caboose
Scroll down these images and prepare to be awed by this fellow’s modelling skills. http://www.finescalerr.com/smf/index.php?topic=1451.msg25937#msg25937 Please note that in the scale he’s working in, the cross-piece of the U-joint is about 1/8″ wide!