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Ender’s Game Essay Available for A Free Read At SmartPop Books!

My essay from Ender’s World, “If the Formics Love Their Children, Too,” is available to read for free until 10/29 over at the SmartPop site.  I was a latecomer to…
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Update from the Hope Mine at the Edge of the World

Howdy folks!  Time for a brief update HYMN is coming along nicely and I aim to be finished by the end of November.  Life is life so it could roll…
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PTSD Tips and Tricks Number Thirty Eight

As I said in an earlier post, I’m trying to be more vocal about my experiences with C-PTSD.  Here’s a trick that I picked up — I can’t remember where…
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Dipping My Toes in Sasquan River….

So last week I attended (as a ghost) my first Worldcon since 2011, when I had the honor of MCing the Hugo Awards with Jay in Reno.  LIfe events, PTSD…
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Resisting the Resistance: A Meandering Trailer Boy Talk on Writer’s Block, Part 2

Several weeks…okay maybe a few months…back, I started this meandering talk on writer’s block…ahem…excuse me…writer’s resistance.  Calling it a block let’s us off the hook too easily.  Oops.  We can’t go…
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Because Lord I Can’t Go Home This A-Way…

Our song of the day must surely be… I recently picked up Dylan’s No Direction Home, Volume 7 of his Bootleg series.  I’d never heard this song before today —…
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