Category Archive: Writing and Books

Top-level category for writing-related posts.

Jul 17 2015

Chapter 10 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 10, Meditation: Worth. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. Restarting my Clarion West Write-a-thon project for 2015! Please sponsor me.

Jul 09 2015

Another year, another Clarion West Writeathon

Yeah, it’s happening again. The Clarion West Writeathon. A major fund raiser for Clarion West every year; where writers set goals and you help to support Clarion West by sponsoring those writers. As always, the list of participating writers is long, but in it you will find some famous names and more than a few not so …

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Jul 08 2015

Chapter 9 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 9, Like the turning of the night. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. Restarting my Clarion West Write-a-thon project for 2015! Please sponsor me.

Jun 27 2015

Publishing, Copyright, and the Economics of Abundance

If you love books you should read this long article on publishing by Richard Nash: ‘What is the Business of Literature’. In it, Nash postulates that publishing was the first industry in the world to confront the realities of post-scarcity economics, due to advances in printing presses lowering the cost of entry. Nash says: “Advances in printing …

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Jun 21 2015

Campfire Stories

Two of my grandkids have been staying with me for the last few days. Friday night I started a fire outside and we looked at the stars when it got dark. (Seeing the moon, Jupiter, and Venus all in the same part of the sky right before sunset was really cool!) I didn’t have any …

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Jun 18 2015

Chapter 8 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 8, Remembrance: Sully. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. Restarting my Clarion West Write-a-thon project for 2015! Please sponsor me. I’m delivering this chapter one scene a day over the next week. I might miss a day, but I’ll try not to.

Jul 26 2014

Chapter 7 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 7, The coldest of us. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. And that makes another 2400 words of my Clarion West Write-a-thon project! Please sponsor me I also made a bunch of updates to the CtC title page, including a blurb and a writer’s preface.

Jul 14 2014

Chapter 6 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 6, Meditation: Beauty. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. And that makes another 1300 words of my Clarion West Write-a-thon project! Please sponsor me!

Jul 07 2014

Chapter 5 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 5, To walk among the fallen. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. And that makes another 1700 words of my Clarion West Write-a-thon project! Please sponsor me!

Jul 01 2014

Chapter 4 of ‘Closing the Circuit’

Chapter 4, Remembrance: Battle. If you aren’t already reading CtC, start with Chapter 1, First steps are the hardest. And that makes another 1500 words of my Clarion West Write-a-thon project! Please sponsor me!

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