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Print, digital, or both? A very short survey…

Just four questions: Do you like to read print books at all? Do you prefer print books over digital? If you prefer print books over digital, what are some of the reasons for that preference? If you prefer digital over … Continue reading

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Reading, Writing, and Real Life in November, 2018

Don’t worry; I do intend to blog soon about something other than grammar… There are a few novels I’ve read (or tried to read) recently, and I want to tell you about them. (Of course, part of that will be … Continue reading

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“The One True Millennial…”

My brother told me to write this post (so it’s sort of his fault). Backstory: A few days ago, Paul was re-reading a novel whose title I can’t tell you here because of… well, let’s say easily confused proper nouns. … Continue reading

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Birds, Books, and “Punk Rock Girl”

Admit it: you’d soon miss ’em if I ever just stopped posting these blathers on various strange topics. 🙂  So here’s the latest glimpse into what goes on in my mind: A pair of barn swallows (they’re adorable) built a … Continue reading

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Author Bitz, a site for authors and readers

Says Lucinda Moebius, the site’s creator, about Author Bitz: We are building the membership to our new social media site, Author Bitz (www.authorbitz.com). The site is in beta mode right now, but we will be upgrading to a full functioning … Continue reading

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…more popular than “populace”…

(Alternative title: “Sometimes, he has many, many complaints about a novel and some concerns about reviewing it.”) Remember when, several weeks ago, I shared a short poem by Robert Frost, along with an explanation of the difference between populous and … Continue reading

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Copyediting nightmares can happen to trad-published authors, too.

‘I don’t have to edit my manuscript or hire a copyeditor, the publisher will have someone do that for me.’ I hear (read) this a lot. First of all, friends, you may have noticed that traditional publishers (the smaller presses … Continue reading

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