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Archive for June 2011

Happy Belated Birthday, Big Brother

Yesterday was my oldest brother’s birthday.  I tried all day to get this post up, but I had outpatient surgery on Monday, and apparently Percocet does not inspire creativity, or even the ability to sling words together.  For me, mostly it involves falling asleep.  After trying all day, I only got as far as “Happy Birthday, Big Brother”.  Today, I’m writing this before the Percocet kicks in. B was born […]

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Pitch Prep – One Sentence Elevator Pitch

For the last week or so, I’ve been working to capture the flavor of my novel in one sentence.  Since I have yet to be able to describe the various levels of the novel and in particular the cosmology and mythology running behind it, this felt like a daunting task.  And I’ll admit, it has consumed me a little. Okay, a LOT.  Here’s why: In essence, the one-sentence pitch is […]

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Update about my Feline Minions

I recently changed the position of my desk in the office so that it is up against the wall facing my 5-foot-wide window.  It was partly a defensive move. I have a lot of work to do in the coming couple of months, and I want to be able to use my desk to do it, which means giving the cats another option for sitting or sprawling, within direct view […]

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