Cover to Cover #328B: Technology, Unplugged

Mike Stackpole talks about a family fishing trip, in a location that doesn't even get cell reception. That in itself is fascinating... how do you find places to unplug? Be it for writing, drawing, painting, or whatever your passion, where do you go or what do you do to disconnect for a time?

Listener Review: Web Genii reviews The Element of Fire by Martha Wells, the first in her Ile-Rien series. The book is currently out-of-print, but is available POD in trade paperback format from, and available for free from her website and over at

The Library: New this week: Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie (Summer swoons); Key to Redemption by Talia Gryphon; After the Downfall by Harry Turtledove; Hunter's Prayer by Lilith Saintcrow; Dark Vengeance by Ed Greenwood; Wolfsbane and Mistletoe edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner; City of Jade by Dennis L. McKiernan; Crusade by Taylor Anderson.

Submitting Listener comments: If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know!

Link: Martha Wells -- Worlds of Fantasy


  1. I'm a big fan of yoga and ... sewing. Visualizing an object in 3 dimensions takes my brain in a totally different direction.