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Monthly Archives: January 2012
Few people seek out conflict. Most of us, by nature, want to get along. We prefer our lives free of fighting, anger, and the kind of people who prevent us from reaching our goals. Except where fiction is concerned. Good … Continue reading
It’s been a while since the last installment of “Life Tips from Tesla,” in which I share my teenage son’s unusual view of the world at large. Last weekend Tesla and I went out for breakfast at a coffee shop … Continue reading
Central Connecticut State University has released its annual list of the “Ten Most Literate Cities in America.” For the second year in a row, Washington D.C. tops the chart (and Sacramento receives a no-show, though San Francisco appears at #9). … Continue reading
Welcome to another installment of Writing Wednesday, the blog’s weekly spotlight on publishing law. The information appearing in this post also appears on Twitter under the #PubLaw hashtag. Today’s topic: termination of publishing contracts. Generally speaking, publishing contracts have an … Continue reading
January 24, 2012 is official “Compliment Day” here in the USA. Studies show that it takes many compliments to make up for one negative comment, and personal experience (read: the mistakes I make on a daily basis) shows that we … Continue reading
Those of you who read last week’s Seahorse Courtship post probably guessed that my little male, Ghillie, was pregnant. (Seahorses are one of the few species exhibiting true male pregnancies.) Note use of the past tense, “was.” Because this morning … Continue reading
*Note: this post was originally scheduled to appear on Wednesday, as part of the usual Writing Wednesday/#PubLaw series, but was deferred to make way for yesterday’s SOPA/PIPA post. The accompanying tweets did go out yesterday, however, and can be located … Continue reading
By now, you may have noticed that this site did not join the SOPA/PIPA protest blackout. It was a conscious decision, though not necessarily an easy one. I am a strong supporter of copyright and creators’ rights, both as an … Continue reading
Although originally acquired as a mate for my large male seahorse, Cygnus, the little female we named Ceti took a shine to the smaller male (Ghillie) instead. This wasn’t entirely accidental. Cygnus regarded the tank’s new additions as “buddies” to … Continue reading