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When All The Doubts Are Crystal Clear

When are people going to learn? I try to avoid posting on current events in this blog unless there is a clear connection to the business of writing and publishing fiction. However, the latest FaceBook outrage has made me very … Continue reading

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Solar Freakin’ Ripoff

Okay. So the Solar Freakin’ Roadway video has been making the rounds for a while now, on Facebook and Twitter and such. I watched it and I got a good chuckle out of it. It’s in the style of videos … Continue reading

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This must happen.

It’s amazing what you stumble across on Twitter.  I wrote a tweet about Tim Powers, because I am reading The Bible Repairman and found out that Tim Powers feels the same way about Edna St. Vincent Millay that I do. … Continue reading

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…And Two To Reel Him In

There is a famous quote, sometimes attributed to P T Barnum, that reads, “There’s a sucker born every minute.”  Many sources leave it there, but others add the codicil, “…and two to reel him in.” I like the expanded version. … Continue reading

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Thinking about doing a character interview

As I said last night, I have some lifestyle related challenges to my creative process, and so I am considering playing around with some new techniques to inspire me. One thing that I have done a couple of times is … Continue reading

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To The Moon

Today I went to Circus Flora’s 2013 show, A Trip To The Moon. I’ve blogged about Circus Flora before, I think it’s a magnificent troupe and I strongly urge anyone who can to see the show and to support the troupe. … Continue reading

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Welcome To My Nightmare

Amazon’s recent announcement of the launch of Kindle Worlds has generated a lot of buzz, much of it hyperbolic verging on the eschatological, which is par for the course for Amazon. My understanding of the program, which I will admit is not informed by legal counsel, is … Continue reading

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Secret Project F

Okay, keep in mind that I have just worked two ten hour days digging the campus out from under five inches of snow, and I’m tired.  Probably too tired to be posting about a project that I want to do, … Continue reading

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Notes From All Over

I’ve had kind of rough week, health-wise, a sinus issue that has left me tired and achy and out of sorts, and has cut my productivity.  The famous schizo-effective Saint Louis weather hasn’t helped.  (Monday: sunny and fair, Tuesday: blizzard, … Continue reading

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Ain’t Too Proud To Beg

Okay, ladies and gentlemen and children of all ages, my Kickstarter project is now live.  I have until Halloween to convince a group of total strangers to give me $6,500. I must be insane. So here’s the begging part.  PLEASE check … Continue reading

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