“If my doctor told me I only had six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster.”
Where do Ghosts go for Fun and Relaxation? (I guess they go sailing)
5″ x 7″ Watercolor
I loved our Halloween blog challenge last year. I’d like to invite
you all to play again. Paint, draw, write anything Halloweeny. It
doesn’t have to be scary. Last year I did cutsy. Remember Ryan’s portrait of us? I have a copy handy if any of you have forgotten. It was so fun! I have flies buzzing around my head. he he
Post your contribution to your own blog and comment here with your link. Let’s post on Friday, October 28th. I can’t wait!
Asimov was born (officially) January 2, 1920, in the
town of Petrovichi (pronounced peh-TRUV-ih-chee), then in the Russian
Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (czarist Russia no longer existed,
while the USSR hadn’t formed yet) and now in Russia. It can be found at
latitude 53°58′ N, longitude 32°10′ E, about 400 km. southwest of Moscow
and some 16 km east of the border between Belarus and Russia. Born to
Jews in the early days of the RSFSR, there are no accurate records,
however, and it is possible that he may have been born as early as
October 4, 1919.
By March 18, 1941, Isaac Asimov had written thirty-one stories, sold
seventeen, and fourteen had been published. At that time, he considered
himself nothing more than a third-rate writer. That evening, he sat down
to write his thirty-second story, based on an idea suggested by
Astounding editor John W. Campbell the day before. By April 8, he
finished the story, titled “Nightfall”, and on April 9 he took it to
Campbell. Two days later, he received this letter from Campbell, and the history of science fiction was changed forever. More….