A Different Type of Book Review: Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom: a colouring book adventure

Coloring in books are supposedly very therapeutic, mindful activity for ADULTS these days and this one is beautiful. Thanks for posting, Babus Ahmed!

Ajoobacats Blog

In May 2015 I bought a colouring book after I saw a number of posts about adult (nothing to do with x-rated stuff) colouring books and observed someone in the waiting room for a doctors appointment, colouring a rather complicated pattern book.

Perusing Amazon I found there really was a huge variety of colouring books and chose this one and some cheap pencils and pens to accompany it.


I am not comfortably artistic and I haven’t had a colouring book since Medical School (20 years ago) when I used colouring books to learn anatomy and biochemistry.

My first piece of work, I undertook tentatively and tried to keep it simple using pencils. I enjoyed it immensely and found it incredibly therapeutic.


The paper used to make this colouring book is thick and of good quality, so using felt tip pens is fine as there is no bleed through the page…

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Amazing Resource for People Who Are Transgender or Gender Expansive and Their Loved Ones

new publication titled _*Our Trans Loved Ones*_ : Excellent resource from #PFLAG (Parents and Friends of #Lesbians & #Gays) about #TRANS people of all ages, including children.

Raising My Rainbow

OTLO-Cover-ImageI recently had the honor of working with PFLAG on their new publication titled Our Trans Loved Ones. It’s an amazing resource for parents, families and friends of people who are transgender and gender expansive.

Our Trans Loved Ones is free and includes a wealth of information, first-person stories, expert input and more.

Download it, love it and share it.

‪#‎OurTransLovedOnes

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Cover Reveal: Nonlocal Science Fiction Magazine, Issue 2

2nd issue of new #scifi zine!

Nicholas C. Rossis

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksYou may remember the ground-breaking Nonlocal Science Fiction magazine from my February cover reveal, or from my interview with publisher Dan Dombrowski. Yes, the one that included “Shoot the Devil,” a short story by yours truly.

The second issue will be released on June 15th, and the cover art is now ready, once again designed by Bioblossom Creative.

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksThe Contents

The second issue contains the following short stories:

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books“Threshold” by James Pratt
Two engineers explore the interior of an ancient alien artifact that appears, from the outside, to be a box of nothing. It isn’t.

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books“The Pallbearers of the Light” by Bennen Neithercoat
The night sky is devoid of all stars. Two lonely travelers share their stories by the light of a waning moon.

From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books“Out of the Void” by Ian Broderick
A mining crew exits a wormhole near earth after a long trip home. At least, that was…

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