Month: May 2012

Of Magical Creatures: A Pre-Preview

You may have noticed the question or the requested comment that I’ve asked you, dear readers, to answer for me as part of this Bizarre Giveaway. What is your favorite magical creature? Dear Varla, why-ever do you want to know? I’ve been working on a series of e-book only books for my publisher, Weiser Books, …

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The Bizarre Book Giveaway, One Week Left

Well, technically a week and a day but that doesn’t make much of  a header now does it? Just a little reminder for those of you who haven’t entered the contest yet! It ends the 31st of May. How to Enter*: Subscribe to THE BLOG OF THE BIZARRE {+1 point} “Like” the Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC Facebook page (they …

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May Day! May Day!

Happy May Day! Often associated with the distress when a vessel or vehicle is in trouble, the call “mayday! mayday! mayday!” derives from the French word m’aider which means “come help me.” Lesser known is the call “pan-pan, pan-pan, pan-pan!” which means there is an urgent situation on board. Though one may think it is …

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