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Truth

The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s … Continue reading

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Truth

No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft. – attributed to H.G. Wells Yes, the story is off to Mr. J to edit. He so loves getting his hands on one of my … Continue reading

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Checking in

Feeling pretty unhappy with the world, and mourning with all around good guy John Cole who lost his marvelous cat, Tunch, unexpectedly this weekend. In Tunch’s honor, everyone is encouraged to donate to MARC, an animal rescue resource. And it … Continue reading

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Today

Why yes, I’ve been messing around with the web site. How could you tell? Anyway, the background is a picture of clary sage, Salvia sclarea, the plant I named my publishing company after. The photo is by Nicolas Shan, from … Continue reading

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Out to lunch

Nothing is happening this week, writing-wise, because my time is taken up with travel and family plans. So, back next week to pick it up again. In the meantime, I recommend this blog post by Jim Hines, What is rape … Continue reading

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Truth

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” ― Stephen King, On Writing

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Escape from Jesus Island

My friend Shawn French is a writer and artist. His best known effort was creating a (hard core) indie-produced horror film named The Wrong House. Currently he’s involved in writing and organizing a graphic novel called Escape from Jesus Island, … Continue reading

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People who are beginners…

David Shiyang Liu took a snippet of a talk by Ira Glass for Current.tv and turned it into a video which he published on Vimeo. The talk was about storytelling and the entire talk is worth listening to. But this … Continue reading

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Looking good

The work continues. Cabinets go in this weekend. Wish us luck.

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About Jamey…

I don’t want to repost what I said over on Fierce Planet, but did want to note here that last week, suddenly and without warning, our cat Jamey passed away from cardiomyopathy. Basically his heart had a genetic problem and … Continue reading

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