Author Archives: Side Quest Publications

2020 “Spring” Cleaning and Redecorating

A follow up to Daydreaming about Free Time, in which the beginning of the lockdown had me thinking about what I’d want to do (and what I’d probably do instead) if I ever found myself locked down. As it happens, … Continue reading

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Using free time to daydream about free time

Disclaimer: Two different mentions of desks, given the absence of any photos I could take for the purpose, link to relevant product pages on Amazon. Both links, located towards the end of the post where I’ve included other photos of … Continue reading

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Amazon Service: 3 months of Kindle Unlimited for 99 cents

Another year, another 3 months of Kindle Unlimited for 99 cents, and this time it looks like I’ve remembered to post just in time for this year’s promotion (the last day to sign up appears to be Dec 31). Or … Continue reading

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“Spring” Cleaning?

Otherwise known as the perpetual need to declutter. I couldn’t decide whether to write this one as a page or a post, and I’d originally uploaded it as a draft under my list of pages. In the end, I decided … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Digital Piracy

As if the fact that it exists isn’t trouble enough? 😦 Now, when I say “digital piracy,” I’m not including all of those content creators who willingly put their own work up on torrent sites (which sites, while frequently used … Continue reading

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Book Review: The One by John Marrs

The One by John Marrs can be found on Amazon as a Kindle Unlimited title (Amazon affiliate link included) Full disclaimer: I received for free an uncorrected proof of this book on Goodreads Giveaways. I am not obligated to write … Continue reading

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The Trouble with “Thoughts and Prayers”

Imagine, if you will, that you receive a phone call from the hospital asking you to come by because one of your loved ones has been in an accident. Pick your most likely reaction: Think “please, (name of deity of … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Clutter

via me.me You’re absolutely right, meme-makers. Nobody needs the negativity that comes so easily from misquoting and taking things out of context. (The actual recommendation is to get rid of things that do not bring you joy, and the ideal … Continue reading

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Perplexed About Amazon Customer Questions

Or virtually any site that allows customers to ask questions of random strangers. And what I find perplexing is…. the people who answer–specifically those whose answer can be summed up as “I don’t know”–seem to think that they’re required to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Petting Them Anthology

Petting Them: An Anthology of Claw-Ver Tails can be found on Amazon as a Kindle Unlimited title (Amazon affiliate link included) Before I begin my review, let me point out that I will not review books on my site if I … Continue reading

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