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Back to work

My trip to the Monte Vista Crane Festival was a wonderful experience. I plan to write more on a few subjects that came up for me, but I’ll do that over at Fierce Planet, my politics blog. Greater Sandhill Cranes … Continue reading

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This week there will be Cranes!

Last week went fine, as I continued to work on my cover art. I seem to have gotten past that sense of eternal disappointment I have with everything I create. So while it was finicky work with lines and nodes, … 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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Progress – ROW80 Week One

Last week I completed about 90% of my goal time. Still not perfect, but a good start. Fridays are clearly the hardest for me, since Mr. J gets off early and the urge to goof off is strong then. But … Continue reading

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Jumping in again

Since giving up on word counts, I’ve continued to work in a fiddly sort of way, writing bits and pieces and keeping lots of notes. But I haven’t made sustained progress for some time. So, hello, Round of Words people! … Continue reading

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