Category Archives: Writing

ROW80 check-ins back on the website!

Hi folks. I haven’t been writing progress reports because I’d fallen off the blogging wagon since ROW80 moved primarily to Facebook. FB is a useful place but I honestly don’t hang out there much so I’ve been out of touch. … Continue reading

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I did actually finish one

Well, here I am checking in for the last time as this Round of Words in 80 Days is ending. I had some progress and then at the end quit doing ROW80 work entirely and instead worked on my summer … Continue reading

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For the love of spreadsheets

I love spreadsheets. I know this is an unusual thing, but it’s true. Maybe it’s because in the distant past I spent some years doing accounting of one type or another for various cooperative businesses I was involved with. Back … Continue reading

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Never gonna stop

This is my final check-in for the first iteration of Round of Words 2016. My plan is to continue with my current five-day-a-week work goal during the ROW80 break, and I will still check-in here on Monday mornings. For me, … Continue reading

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A thing I learned this week

While working on an illustration this past week, I had an odd experience. The picture I’m working on has been going well. It’s the first illustration that will have color in it, as it’s meant to be part of a … Continue reading

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Much better

I am happy to report that my cold has passed on, my hands are in good shape, and I reached all my main goals last week. The artwork is fun to do, and absorbing. This is my first protracted foray … Continue reading

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Holding Steady

This will be short, but all is well here in my office. I met all my goals last week, and even a bit more, though some of that was web site work which I don’t usually count as actual book … Continue reading

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RSI attacks! – #ROW80

I had a bit of a setback last week when my thumb exploded with enormous pain from RSI (repetitive stress injury). This is a problem I’ve had in my hands on and off for years, mostly because I’ve spent so … Continue reading

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Third week of solid progress – #ROW80

Last week went very well. I made all five days of my ROW80 goal time: Go me! I completely finished one sketch and started on a far more complicated piece that I hope will end up as the eventual cover. … Continue reading

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An enjoyable week – ROW80 report

I hit about 95% of my goal time last week, most of it on artwork. Still not quite to goal, but very close. And the best news is that I found the work very enjoyable, and I’m happy with the … Continue reading

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