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So this is what happened in the last months

So this is what happened in the last months.  I guess many were already expecting the blog to be filled with book review after book review. However as you might have seen, there hasn't been a post in Januari regarding that. This is due to some foreseen and unforeseen factors. Let me elaborate on it a bit.  Firstly, late December 2015 I changed jobs, I worked for as a laboratory technician but got the chance to build a completely new marker laboratory this was a chance I couldn't pass out on. With this promotion there were a lot of things happening first and foremost was the decrease in sparetime. My current jobs isn't around the corner anymore. Anyway I got in the flow now, problem mostly sorted! Secondly and this is the biggest change that will happen this year is that I am going to be a father. Yes that is right. Expected date is around the 30th of April. We had to get the home ready for the baby and that was actually a bit tougher than I expected. But we got everyt

Author interview with Lawrence M. Schoen

Interview with Lawrence M. Schoen About the author Lawrence M. Schoen  holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology and psycholinguistics. He’s also one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Klingon language, and the publisher of a speculative fiction small press, Paper Golem. He’s been a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award, the Hugo Award, and the Nebula Award. Lawrence lives near Philadelphia. You can find him online at and @KlingonGuy. --------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi Lawrence, welcome over to The Book Plank and for taking your time to answer these few questions for us. LS: Thank you, it’s a great pleasure to be here. But enough about me, let’s talk about me! BP: First off, can you tell us w ho Lawrence M. Schoen is? What are your likes, dislikes and other hobbies besides writing? LS: The simplest answer to that is that I’m an author. I’m also a research psychologist, a small pres