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R. A. Andrade Books

R. A. Andrade Books

This is a R. A. Andrade books update post. Since I am a writer, I get to do this occasionally. The Field Trip The book printing industry has been in turmoil since mid-2018. Book releases at major publishers have been delayed, paper supply has been troublesome, and book printers have closed their doors as consolidation …

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Are Animals More Attracted to Some People? Revisited

Are Animals More Attracted to Some People? Revisited

This is an update to a previous post, Are Animals More Attracted to Some People? I tried finding scientific studies on whether or not some people attract stray animals with little success. Plenty of studies and opinions on attracting stray people, but not much on animals. But, after reading so many experiences by people, or …

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Choosing The Next President- Truth About The Electoral College

Choosing The Next President- Truth About The Electoral College

Over two years ago, a minority of voters put someone in the highest political position for our country. Nearly twenty years ago, a minority of voters put someone in the highest political position for our country. On six occasions in United States history, a minority of voters put someone in the highest political position for …

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Three Remain Cover Design

Three Remain Cover Design

Three Remain is a novel which will be published in 2019 and this post concerns the Three Remain cover design. I can best categorize the novel as a mystery thriller with traces of speculative fiction overtones. Since the first worthwhile manuscript draft, I envisioned the Three Remain cover design to represent the following scene from …

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Fog Is Both Wonder And Peril

Fog Is Both Wonder And Peril

The shroud of fog is both wonder and peril. Fog can provide opportunities to see our surroundings painted with a different face and to hear them in a new light. Although I grew up in an area with frequent occurrences of fog, the most surreal experience I remember, was being enveloped in fog walking the …

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Could The Blob Be Real?

Could The Blob Be Real?

Many of us wonder, “Could The Blob be real?” And then there are those who ask, “What’s the blob?” First, I’ll bring those in the dark about The Blob up to speed with those in the know. The Blob A different type of monster science fiction/horror movie reached theaters in 1958 which went on to …

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Book Offer to Subscribers

Book Offer to Subscribers

Occasionally I break from the typical themes of my posts for the topic of writing. This is one of them. I am making a book offer to subscribers of raandrade.com post notifications. The featured image above captured the publisher’s reaction to this idea. The Offer Selladore Press will send any subscriber to raandrade.com a free …

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Glory of the White Birch Tree

Glory of the White Birch Tree

Walks in the woods on a warm, sunny, fall days are some of my favorite experiences. If the trail winds through trees that include white birch, it transforms into the mystical realm. No words, photographs, video or other forms of art can capture the human perception using all your senses. The aroma of dry leaves, …

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