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A Few Thoughts on Self Publishing

When I was in the 7th Grade my English Teacher gave me a paper bag filled with back issues of Fantasy and Science Fiction.  Great magazine.  Lots of great stories.  And lots of crap stories as well. Those below par

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Writing, Blogging

I used to write these long rambling letters to everyone I knew. Pages and pages of random thoughts and poems and photos and whatnot. I banged them out on an old typewriter and I still refer to the ‘Enter’ key

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Blogging, Writing, and Ginger

I wrote my first short story when I was in Middle School. It wasn’t very good, but I did have fun writing it. It was a bit of SciFi fluff about some colony meeting a bad end. It was followed

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Elephant Girl

“We’ve got two lives — one we’re given and the other one we make.” ― Mary Chapin Carpenter Jane Devin doesn’t agree with Mary Chapin Carpenter, she has a more deterministic view of the universe. Jane sees her life as

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That Was The Year That Was

This was the year that my blog got hacked and I got a bit discouraged about the whole thing.  I went from around 3,500 visitors in February to a low of about 10 visitors in April.  I have since leveled out

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Blogs I Wanna Be When I Grow Up

Last year I had a bit of luck and got a few hits on a couple of Popular Posts, well, for me anyway. These posts kept my daily visitors at around 1,000 and often over a 1,000 a day. I

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Big Plans for November

Among the normal stuff of my life-working, traveling, trying to make ends meet, and attempting to get my Voice Over Career a bit of a start-I have a few other projects I am working on in November. In fairly typical

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Blogging and Free Stuff

Seth Godin talks about freebies for bloggers in his book Meatball Sundae. He says that an office chair manufacturer send him an email saying they would like to send him a chair and ask that he review it-and give them

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A Week Without Blogging

Ok, maybe not quite a week, but pretty close to it. And I have been writing, just not blogging. My work moves me around and there are times when-shockingly-I don’t have the internet close at hand. Yes it is possible

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Follow This Blog with Blogger Followers

Blogger has always been my blog platform of choice, though the serious bloggers all say to get your own domain if you want to hit the big time. Maybe one of these days, but not just yet. The good people

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