Category Archives: Authoring

Podcast Pickup

The stars have aligned recently in my personal universe allowing me to enjoy audio podcasts once again.  Years ago, I used to listen to them via my laptop, a web site or perhaps my Palm Pilot (yeah, remember those)?  I … Continue reading

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Grist for the Mill: What America’s Next Top Model Can Teach You About Publishing – http://www.kameronhurley.com/grist-for-the-mill-what-americas-next-top-model-can-teach-you-about-your-publishing-career/ Words of wisdom for young and old, models, actors and writers. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. … Continue reading

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Big Read Wrap-Up

The Lansing Community Library completed a successful Big Read of O’Brien’s The Things They Carried with a writing memoir workshop led by the same professor who moderated the panel discussion back in December.  I took copious notes, but sadly no … Continue reading

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The Current Economics of E-Books « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2015/01/16/the-current-economics-of-e-books/ For my aspiring and published author friends: observations on the ebook market by Modesitt Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Happy Birthday Aunt Jan and C.S. Lewis!

“Happy Birthday” to my Aunt Jan in Ohio.  She’s shown between her two older brothers in the photo below taken a couple of years ago at my dad’s 70th birthday bash: Incidentally, all of the above are born in the … Continue reading

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Living in the Spirit Cover Reveal

Originally posted on As a Matter of Fancy:
Just heard from CrossBooks that my Bible study on Paul’s letter to the Romans is ready to go live. The result of a two-year effort, this book was developed and published in…

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The Eccentric Polish Count Who Influenced Classic SF’s Greatest Writers

http://io9.com/the-eccentric-polish-count-who-influenced-classic-sfs-g-1631001935?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow Korzybski coined the well-known slogan, “The map is not the territory,” to sum up this idea. An essay on the most famous SF author you’ve never read or heard of.  Golden Age of SF era. Think Heinlein and Campbell. … Continue reading

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