¡La segunga edición en español ha llegado!

Portada y contraportada de la segunda edición
June 18, 2015

  Una espectacular ventana al universo: guía del observatorio astrofisico del Roque de los Muchachos por Sheila M. Crosby Texto en español corrigido por Anjara Rodríguez Hernández (Libro en rustica de no ficción, 148 páginas, A5) Bienvenido al Roque de Los Muchachos, donde 15 telescopios de 19 países aprovechan al máximo el mejor cielo nocturno de Europa para explorar el cosmos. Descubre lo que se siente al trabajar en este…

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European Week of Astronomy and Space Science

The banner for EWASS 2015
June 17, 2015

  Next week the European Astronomical Society (EAS) will be holding their annual meeting at the ‘Guajara Campus’ of the University of La Laguna (ULL) in La Laguna, Tenerife. This is the 23rd EWASS, and the first one in Tenerife. The organisers are expecting over 1,100 participants. I’ll be there on Wednesday from around 1 pm to 7 pm, to sell and sign my books (more details of exactly where…

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A Review of “The Seer’s Stone”

The front cover for 'The Seer's Stone'
June 10, 2015

I finally got a review on Amazon.co.uk, and it’s lovely. FROM 8 to 80 + By C. Fischer on 4 Jun. 2015 We bought Sheila Crosby’s book, The Seer’s Stone, for my daughter-in-law who occasionally works with children and the night sky. This book, with its enticing illustrations and title caught my eye. But mostly because I wanted to read it my self before I gave it up! I am…

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Amazon links

The front cover for 'A Breathtaking Window on the Universe'
May 15, 2015

Well, I finally got my books on sale. I would very, very much appreciate reviews. I’m not asking anyone to lie, but if you liked any of my books, please put in a review. And if you didn’t like it, you are, of course, completely entitled to your opinion, but perhaps you’d like a cup of tea instead? And if you see anything wrong with the listing, please, please tell…

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Books on Amazon

The front cover for 'A Breathtaking Window on the Universe'
May 13, 2015

At long, long last, I’ve put two of my books up on Amazon, although so far they’re only visible on Amazon.es. I’ve been meaning to do it for ages. Even after I’d worked out which program to use (Amazon marketplace) it was quite slow. They wanted to know my name and address (fair enough) and my nationality, date of birth and passport number (no, I’m not the Tuvalu mafia money…

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Hank Quense’s Kickstarter

I’ve enjoyed the pardoy novels of my friend, Hank Quense, for years. Now he’s launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to publish his next novel, Moxie’s Decision. Why? Hank says he has two reasons: because the world needs more parody stories and books are expensive to publish. (I can relate to both! I want to see how this goes too.) The Kickstarter Campaign will run from May 1 to…

May 2, 2015
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