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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

Catching up…catching up… 50.  “Botanical Exercises for Curious Girls” by Kali Wallace (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2011) This was a good story.  It was beautifully written, the setting and characters unique and interesting, and I was … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

This past week has been difficult for me timewise.  At least it’s felt that way.  I’ll know for sure when I add up the numbers from the old work log.  Therefore and forthwith, tonight I turn to my current go-to … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

Keeping it short and sweet this week, guys.  I’ve got unfinished fiction screaming for attention on my desk, and it’s hurting my brain. 43.  “Fort Clay, Louisiana:  A Tragical History” by Albert E. Cowdrey (Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

It’s been a busy week for me, so it’s no surprise my short story selections are…well, short.  In trying to meet the deadline for my short story reading quota, I found myself scrolling down to check the length of a … Continue reading

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“RARE ROAST CHICKEN CAT JONESING FOR A GROOVY NEW CRASH PAD” … OR WHY WORD CHOICE IS SO IMPORTANT

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Today’s photo shoot for the new blog header had to be rescheduled as I was helping my mom with yard work. 🙂  So I thought this would be a good time to share with you the best ad copy I’ve … Continue reading

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BLOG OVERHAUL, DAY 5: MY WELCOME MAT

Today has been productive.  I got eight hours of sleep last night, and Mom’s got the little one for a couple of hours.  So here I am at Starbucks, bopping to Beats Antique and Lady Gaga — I know, odd … Continue reading

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BLOG OVERHAUL, DAY 4: THE “ABOUT ME” PAGE — TODAY WE MAKES A NEW ONE

Somebody kill me.  You’d think I was writing a press release for some politician caught in a hotel room with a dead hooker and a large trout instead of one little old “About Me” bio.  Really, it’s not that serious.  … Continue reading

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BLOG OVERHAUL, DAY 3: ALL “ABOUT ME”

The only thing that has survived from my old “About Me” bio is my name.  Everything else has been dragged outside and shamefully buried behind the shed before the stink gets too bad. Why on Earth is writing these things … Continue reading

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BLOG OVERHAUL, DAY 2: THE “ABOUT ME” PAGE — TODAY WE KILLS IT

So I discovered the Writing Show the other day, and I downloaded Andy Hayes’ excellent presentation, “Presenting Yourself on the Web.” One of the first things he says to ask yourself about your web site is whether it’s clear at … Continue reading

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BLOG OVERHAUL, DAY 1: LAYOUT

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All righty.  So first on today’s agenda was to select and install a new layout for the blog — or theme, as WordPress calls it.  So I moseyed on down to WordPress’s Theme Showcase to order up a new theme. … Continue reading

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