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J.M. Marcotte

New Year – New Work Goals

Happy New Year!! I really hope each and every one of you celebrating Christmas had a lovely holiday time and a very glorious New Year to follow. I also hope your days leading into 2018 have started off on the right foot. I wish you all a year of good…

Happy Holidays 2017

Christmastime? It’s funny, because on the inside our house looks very much like it did during December when we lived in Russia, Pittsburgh, and even Canada, but to step outside now is to feel temps of 28 celsius or higher, to feel the mugginess of thick humidity, and…

An Update on HAVOC – In Editing

Hello Again It’s September. I can’t even believe it. This year has not gone the way I thought it would. I’m sure there are a lot of people who can say that for a lot of different reasons. In Editing  I am, however, in…

Bali ~ Day 1 on the Island

Post is 1 of a series of 5 Bali Is… A fascinating religious practice visible in crumbling statues and towering stone edifices that have been carved with intricate details of pattern, and sit as shelves for figures with bulging eyes of maleficent intent or adoration. It is uneven steps…

A Page for Poetry

  I have been a writer of poetry since long before I tried my hand at novels. As such, I have quite a collection stored up. I was hoping to give these works an outlet and as I wanted to keep this website dedicated to the fantastical things of fantasy…

Singapore ~ By Night

Our first look at this stunning city was By Day (here) when the gardens were bathed in sunlight and the ships passing idle hours floating on the bay were visible to great distances. By night Singapore took on a multifaceted rainbow of light that made unicorn colors shun shadow, and…

Singapore ~ By Day

Singapore  This sovereign city is unique in aspects of cleanliness, promoting racial and religious harmony, low levels of unemployment and homelessness, and its death penalty. Its Green Plan aims to ensure sustainability in development while promoting a personal duty and commitment to the environment. The Gardens by the Bay and…

April Showers Bring

April Showers Bring… In Borneo just a whole lot of water. It doesn’t rain here. The sky saves up every little droplet it soaks up from the sea or rainforest, then drops it all at once over the heads of the poor people (who are only now…