I’m feeling quietly chuffed. 48534 words for Nanowrimo!
I never thought I’d manage that. The story is almost finished too in the sense that I’ve got it’s skeleton laid out, I just need to add some muscle and connective tissue and some glandular oomph – all the usual stuff including the bits whe...Read more of this blog post »
The news is daunting these days, but then–when isn’t the news daunting? The news thrives on being daunting, and as much as I believe a voting American has a duty to remain well informed about current affairs, I also believe the media has abdicated any sense of balance in favor of spewing a consta...Read more of this blog post »
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I know it’s been kind of quite around here. I’ve been working like mad on Ghosts, which comes out next fall. I hope it will be worth the wait! I have a few things to share with you guys about holiday items and promotions:
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We’re already on day eight of my12 Days of Christmas giveaway. Time certainly flies when you’re having fun! Answer a trivia question each day for the chance to win a copy ofofChristmas at Rose Hill Farmfor you and a friend! (Two will win each day.) Submit your best guess, your mailing address...Read more of this blog post »
I didn’t post last Sunday because I was returning for my favorite conference, the National Council of Teachers of English annual convention. It was great. I picked up some excellent free and cheap books and enough book recommendations to keep me busy for a long time.
NaNoWriMo is going well, word-...Read more of this blog post »
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This isanother special episode of The Tim Ferriss Show.Usually, when I talk about strategies for living a better life, I focus on effectiveness and efficiency. Both of these are important, but fine-tu...Read more of this blog post »
Star Trek is a pretty big part of my life. I’ve been a fan since I was a kid, I still watch the original series, and there’s that whole Next Generation thing I was part of for a little while when I was a teenage sweater enthusiast.
It wasn’t always awesome, but for the most part, it didn’t suck. I...Read more of this blog post »
Oliver is losing chunks of fur. There are big bald spots on the neck behind the ears, on the tail, etc. It’s not ringworm. The skin is completely clean, except for occasional tiny spots that look kind of like flea bites to me. I thought maybe he had a flea allergy and the topical treatm...Read more of this blog post »
Thanks for all your comments, cheers, and shares! The following students were chosen at random and are invited to send me one essay each. I will read and help focus your message. You can let me know if youd like help in a specific area such as Please help me reduce the word count to 600."
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