Category Archives: Time Travel Tuesday

Arts degrees, fries, and memes

Okay, I’m going to be unpopular for a minute. I’ve never read Gabaldon’s books.* BUT. I think people are taking her “fries with that” comment WAY too… well, crazy, actually. But, that’s Twitter for ya. The main thing┬áthat made my … Continue reading

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Aeon 2.0

I just downloaded the new version of Aeon, the timeline software compatible with my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE software, Scrivener. I had the early version and gave up on it quickly, but that was my fault, not the fault of the software. … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Transparent Aluminum

I occasionally get sucked into the world of TV Tropes. Don’t do it, people. You’ll be there for hours. I’m glad I did it tonight, though. Did you know that there is actually a formula for Transparent Aluminum? I had … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in literature – Memoirs of the Twentieth Century

Memoirs of the Twentieth Century, by Samuel Madden I confess. I could not make it through the book. If I can find an easier copy to read, I will, but this – though free – is not an easy copy … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time travel in myth – Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle, courtesy of openlibrary.org. As with King Revata and Urashima, Rip Van Winkle’s travel through time is to the future. Luckily for him, it’s a not so distant future, and although some things are very distant, he is … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in myth – Kronos vs. Chronos

Kronos. Father of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, Hera, and Hestia. All of whom he swallowed at birth, or thought he did – Rhea swapped a stone for Zeus. Apparently it took five for her to get fed up with that … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in movies – Source Code

I finally got around to watching Source Code tonight. Spoilers abound, so don’t click if you haven’t seen it (or at least, if you don’t want the movie spoiled):

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Time Travel Tuesday: the Ontological Paradox

Wikibooks Intro to Philosophy, section on paradoxes Bootstrap paradox Wikipedia entry on time travel Sadly, those are the best sites I could find with┬áreferences to the ontological paradox (also called the bootstrap paradox). In one version of this paradox, you … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in myth – Urashima

Urashima As with King Revata, time travel for Urashima involves time passing much more quickly than he realizes. In this case, he also has been given a box, which he is not to open – like Pandora – and which, … Continue reading

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Time Travel Tuesday: Time Travel in movies – Somewhere in Time

When I first started writing The Damnation of Bronte Grey (and that was not the name of it), I thought it would be a romance. Then, when my brain began giving me dreams of new plots every other night, I … Continue reading

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