Monthly Archives: December 2009

Goodreads – Read in 2009

One of the largest recommendations other authors mention about writing is to not forget to read. I have found Goodreads to be a great site to track and collect what books I read.  My user page can be found here.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Pics

Christmas was a bit different this year.  Originally we had planned on heading down to the Twin Cities to visit family.  However with the blizzard rolling in, we made the call to stay here in Jamestown.  Shane and his family … Continue reading

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Battlestar Rhapsody

Now I have been feeling a bit of the BSG shakes lately.  You know, Friday night withdrawal.  (Still hoping to get my hands on the BSG Box Set with all seasons.) Caprica is coming out soon and the Extended Pilot … Continue reading

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Writing Short Stories

I find myself having difficulty writing short stories. At first this kind of surprised me. Why when I am managing to write a 80k novel am I having difficulty getting a decent story mapped out that is around 6k words … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone!  I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday. Safe travels to all of those moving about the country.

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Christmas Reading – The Fort at River’s Bend

I just received from paperbackswap.com the 5th book in Jack Whyte’s “The Camulod Chronicles” called “The Fort at River’s Bend.”  This is what I plan on curling up with over the Christmas weekend.  Depending on what this storm hitting the … Continue reading

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Freelance Writing

I am currently trying out TextBrokers.com.  The site came up on a freelance writing site that I subscribe to and I looked like it might be worth giving a shot. First impression is that while it is possible to make … Continue reading

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Home for the holidays or not

Well the weather was just looking too questionable, so Jennie and I made the call to not head to MN for Christmas.  For those who don’t know, both of our families live in Minnesota.  This tends to make things interesting … Continue reading

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KoD December Update

KoD stands for The Kingdom of Dragmar. KoD is the fantasy novel I am working on. While it is technically a NaNo novel (meaning the bulk of it was written during a NaNoWriMo event), I am taking the time with … Continue reading

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Mac vs PC

The Mac vs PC debate is an interesting one.  PC dominates the market place, so why is there such strong opinions?  Often times it seems people prefer which ever they started on.  Although in cases like mine, that isn’t really … Continue reading

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