Monthly Archives: October 2012

Month: October 2012 Chicago Fire – new TV drama – my rant

Oct. 28/2012 Chicago Fire, the new drama on TV, seen it?  Don’t.  I really don’t think there are any fire service consultants on the set.  Most Canadian fire services adopted the Command and Control structure from Americans. CF has no command structure (search & rescue, ventilation, recon, etc.) at emergencies that I can see, except a white-shirted chief does show

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Month: October 2012 Bookus Publishing for readers

Bookus Publishing has selected their big short story winner and has another smaller one going.  They’re also giving out monthly prizes to top readers/reviewers of their novel submissions.  If you like reading, this is the site for you.  They’ll take the highest rated and move it forward for publishing and marketing.  So far I’ve garnered 2 – 3 stars and

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Month: October 2012 Donnan Elem. school reading Oct. 4th

91 kids gr. 5.  I handed out bookmarks with my juvie story cover pix and asked which one looked most interesting.  RANSOM cover drew most interest.  I was amazed @  how many students had eReaders in the form of iPads.  Even though my juvies don’t have magic, or talking creatures, etc. the kids responded well and found them exciting all

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