Wolf-men, and Beasts, Monsters in the Night – a True Tale of Halloween Pursuit
“Spooky,” Keith said. He was looking at the night too. “You shouldn’t have stayed so late.” “Hump. Ain’t nothing out here.” I glanced around the yard, saw no sign of the dog, then cupped my hands before my mouth and called for him. “Ahhhya. Ahhhya.”
MUTT, Monsters Under The Bed, Dealing with Bed-Wetting, Thumb-Sucking, and Other Trauma
Due to the alarming increase in bed-wetting, thumb-sucking, and other trauma related childhood incidents; sleepless and exasperated moms are determined to make an end to the ancient but irrational fear of the so-called “Monster-Under-The-Bed”.
Alien Warfare, The Orb - A Free To Read Science Fiction
Alien Warfare May Not At First Seem So Alien
In the following free to read science fiction tale of alien warfare, seven marines encounter something not quiet normal. Herein, I am not trying to craft a tale of awesome new technology, nor a tale of immense expanse into alien lifestyles. In fact, the people in this story are normal, marines for certain yet normal as go the ways of men and their activ …Continue reading →
As The World Burns - A Sci-Fi Short Story by Rm Harrington
As The World Burns, a sci-fi look at the effects of greed and bitterness even in the mists of complete and total world destruction. Will Toby help the world or just himself. How important are the needs of your loved ones, and how far will you go to ensure their lifestyle.
Excellent FREE Science Fiction, Fantasy Horror Short Stories
Free Science Fiction, Fantasy Horror Short Stories For Your Reading Pleasure
Where to find free science fiction, fantasy horror short stories. Presented by Rm Harrington Short Stories. Select free-to-read picks by authors I like. Exerts followed by links to the full story as well as the author website. From “The Janitor in Space” by Amber Sparks –
Free Science Fiction, Fantasy H …Continue reading →
Real Bats Flying All Around Our Head, Free to Read, Star Trek, Television
They say real bats are blind. I don’t believe it. I stood in there with the little sucker; it hanging on tiny clawed fingers from the curtain, and me pretending to be a man. If the bugger wasn’t looking at me, it was looking through me.
Chapter Ends, by Poul William Anderson: Free To Read Science Fiction
Herein is “The Chapter Ends,”
a Free To Read Poul William Anderson Novelette Science Fiction Story
The Chapter Ends is a Project Gutenberg EBook release. As such, this Poul William Anderson sci-fi short story is free to read, free to copy, give away or share, and free to re-use in accord with the terms of Project Gutenberg License as detailed on our Statement of Project Gutenberg Lice …Continue reading →
"Some Say There Are Worms In The Black," a FREE to Read RM Harrington Short Story
Worms In The Black
Worms in the Black is a free-to-read PDF science fiction short story offered by author Rm Harrington. If you should encounter “Some Say There Are Worms In The Black” on any other website, pleased contact this author at either of the following two links:
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Teleportation Devices, Unexpected Consequences - FREE Read Short Story
In this FREE to read Rm Harrington short story involving the unique aspects of teleportation devices, we meet Marianne, a disgruntled old lady, her husband and the unexpected consequences that sometimes occur in an out-of-the-way country store.
Unnecessary Warfare, An Incidental Reaction - Free To Read Short Sci-Fi
In crafting “Unnecessary Warfare, An Incidental Reaction,” I have purposed to run a series of war-focused science fiction, war in fantasy and war in horror. This free to read short sci-fi is my first entry toward full engagement.
Designing Web & Mobile Graphics provides foundational methodology for optimal use of graphics that begins with HTML and CSS, and delves into the worlds of typography, color, transparency, accessibility, imagery, and layout for optimal delivery on all the different devices people use today.
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Graphics are key to the user experience of online content, especially now that users are accessing that content on a multitude of devices: smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktops. This book provides foundational methodology for optimal use of graphics that begins with HTML and CSS, and delves into the worlds of typography, color, transparency, accessibility, imagery, and layout for optimal delivery on all the different devices people use today.It serves beginners and intermediate web builders alike with a complete foundation needed to create successful illustrative and navigational imagery for web and mobile. Coverage includes:
lessons on typography, icons, color, and images
the latest information on HTML5, CSS3, and other modern technologies
in-depth exploration of image formats: GIF, PNG, JPEG, and SVG
ways to employ adaptive strategies for responsive web design
If you're looking for a comprehensive guide to getting started with web design, this is it.
– Marc Grabanski, Founder of Frontend Masters Workshop Series
In his book, Designing Web & Mobile Graphics, Christopher Schmitt uses easy-to-understand language to guide you through the process of designing web and mobile experiences. This book is a fantastic way to learn the nuts and bolts that you can practically apply to create experiences both for the Web and for mobile devices.
– Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman, Co-Founder of Center Centre
If you're a designer trying to make sense of all the new breed of web technologies, this is the book for you.
– Chris Mills, Open Standards Evangelist and Editor of dev.opera
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About the Author
Christopher Schmitt is the founder of Heatvision.com, Inc., an Austin-based new media publishing and design firm. An award-winning web designer who has been working in the medium for twenty years, Christopher interned for both David Siegel and Lynda Weinman as an undergraduate at Florida State University. He has a Masters in Communication for Interactive and New Communication Technologies, and is the author of six books, Including CSS Cookbook, which was named Best Web Design Book of 2006.
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