Today on Project Gutenberg, we have... The Blood Covenant: A Primitive Rite and its Bearings on Scripture by H. Clay Trumbull Another educational text here. This was published in 1885 and based on a series of lectures that its author gave in June of that year. It starts out as an anthropological journey, focusing on … Continue reading Today on Project Gutenberg #5
I wanted to throw another story up on here since I haven't done that in a while. This one is actually from about three years ago, and it's kind of weird even for me. I wanted to write something that was based around a description of a creature, and I also tried experimenting with second-person … Continue reading Short Story: “Snapshot of an Apocalypse”
Today on Project Gutenberg we have... Han d'Islande by Victor Hugo At last, something I recognize! Sort of! We all know the author, at least. Before such towering works of fiction as The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables, Victor Hugo had to start somewhere. And he started here in 1821, with this novel … Continue reading Today on Project Gutenberg #4
Hello! Before we get started, I'd like to say a few words. Since posting the update on my first year statistics, I've gotten several new followers and had my best day yet for likes on this blog. I'm surprised and delighted, and I want to thank you all. Seeing people respond positively to this project … Continue reading Today on Project Gutenberg #3
Hello everyone! If you didn't know already, we recently passed the one-year anniversary of this blog. To celebrate, I'd like to share with you some of the statistics and achievements we've managed since June of last year: In its first year, HH gained a total of 17 followers!We published 29 posts in that timeframe!Of those … Continue reading Year One Stats!
And we're back! Today on Project Gutenberg, we have... Curiosities of Heat by Lyman Beecher Tefft This is a strange book. You might assume from the title that it's a purely scientific text, as I did. And eventually it does get there, giving us at the various properties and behaviors of heat. You've got heat … Continue reading Today on Project Gutenberg #2