Zing assignment day 2

Here is the thing: I have to be looking for zing. If I’m not, it’s hard to go back through the day to find it. 1. There’s nothing you can do that can’t be done, Nothing you can sing that can’t be sung, Nothing you can say but you can ...

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Bill Gates

I have liked Bill Gates for quite a while now. He was a true geek: excited about what he did. Occasionally stepped on some toes. But when he really grew up and then found himself a billionaire he started doing what we all wish we could do. This stunt was ...

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Guilty reading, Ysabel, and Ender in Exile.

My fiction reading life recently has been conducted nostalgically under the auspices of guilt. Many of my moments were stolen from time I should have been dedicating to the book I was writing. And yet, I think they were part of what kept me sane. I’m far less burnt out ...

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New ways to read

I’ve been paying a bit of attention to the e-reader market. There are so many reasons why this is an awesome idea. Saving trees just for one. Saving space is another. There is no shipping involved, simply downloads, so e-readers will have a smaller impact on the environment. And last, ...

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Wife Writer Mom

***news flash!!!*** I finished. I turned in the manuscript for my book yesterday. I was approached less than five months ago to write it, and now it’s done! What a ride! Well, there are things to do. The book’s website to finish. I need to pitch some articles to magazines ...

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Book status

Taking care of some artwork details for my book, Vue 7 From the Ground Up, I realized that I was doing the activities of an editor. We recruited a handful of artists to showcase for opening images of the book, and I’m busy gathering both their artwork, their information, and ...

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Want to try Vue?

Vue 7 Pioneer Beta is now available for free on e-on software’s website. Now you can try out the software I’m writing the book about for yourself. The Pioneer version is a smaller version of what I work with, but there is still plenty that can be done. Be careful. ...

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Social thoughts

Something happened in the store Saturday with some individuals who’d been stressed out, gotten angry at each other. My first reaction was to go home and tell my husband about the situation in detail. And then on the way back I started to wonder why. Why did I feel like ...

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