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  • 15
  • Jun
  • 2012

Blog Post: part-time assistant position. Please RT

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I am posting this on my blog just once, in order to see what kind of response I get.  If I don’t get the kind of applications I’m looking for, I may repost this in other places. [This blog post has been updated 6-16] Job Description:  Writer’s assistant (5-10 hours a week) Become a writer’s […]


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  • 20
  • May
  • 2012

Blog Post: Help me celebrate my birthday by donating books to your local library. Please RT

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My 50th birthday is on May 29th, and it’s getting close fast!  Like last year, I would like celebrate my birthday in true hobbit fashion by giving things away. I hope you will help me celebrate.  For any of you that donate your gently used books to your local library, I would be happy to […]


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  • 3
  • May
  • 2012

Blog Post: Brenda Novak’s Annual Auction for the Cure of Diabetes

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I learned of Brenda Novak’s Annual Auction for the Cure of Diabetes this year from people on Twitter, and Thursday morning I emailed them and offered to donate something for next year’s auction. Much to my surprise, Brenda’s fast and proactive assistant Anna replied almost immediately to me.  She told me it was not too […]


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  • 2
  • May
  • 2012

Blog post: final piece to my treadmill desk

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The final piece to my homemade treadmill desk arrived from Amazon today.  This is the end result: The laptop holder is a Surf Shelf I bought from Amazon.  Because the packaging was damaged, I got mine for $35. With the materials to build the keyboard shelf, the whole thing (NOT counting the treadmill) cost me […]


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  • 26
  • Apr
  • 2012

Blog Post: A Treadmill Desk–Of a Sort

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I’ll confess:  I am a most reluctant DIYer.  My ultimate goal is to make a salary where I can pay someone else to put things together or fix things for me. I suppose I don’t mind buying a kit of something to put together, although I’m a bit burned out on that with my recent […]


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  • 21
  • Apr
  • 2012

Blog post: A Tale of Two Saturdays

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This is a tale of two Saturdays—the Saturday I expected to have and the Saturday that actually occurred. This morning, around 11:15 am, I was lounging in my pajamas and drinking coffee when I received a phone call.  It was from the Barnes and Noble bookstore in Thornton.  A very nice manager asked me if […]


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  • 9
  • Apr
  • 2012

Blog Post: I’ve Been Tagged For Lucky 7’s

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Whee, authors are tagging each other to post 7 lines from page 77 of our latest book or current manuscript, starting after the 7th sentence. I’ve been tagged by Laurie London, so here’s my excerpt from DEVIL’S GATE, my third novella in the Elder Races series, which I am just finishing tonight and should be […]


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  • 6
  • Apr
  • 2012

Blog Post: Love Beyond All Reason

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With a blog post title like that, perhaps you might be looking for me to make a big announcement about an engagement (no), or a title of a new book sale (no). Instead, today I’m writing about creating my new living space.  It is an interesting experience to get rid of all one’s possessions, which […]


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  • 17
  • Mar
  • 2012

New Natural Evil downloadable art by Angela Waters!

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Okay, I can’t keep this back any longer.  This is the free downloadable Natural Evil art, which was created by the talented digital artist Angela Waters! This is going to have a home on my Fan Page, with the other download pictures, but I wanted share it with you now, because it’s just too cool […]


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  • 17
  • Mar
  • 2012

The Store at Cafe Press is now open!

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You can look at the products that are currently available now at Cafe Press !!  Stop by and have a look around. This is only a beginning store, so things will change and evolve over time.  And it WILL be added to the website, so you will be able to access it from here soon!  […]


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