Monthly Archives: November 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

In America we celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday which means just that. Time to be thankful for all things great and small. I’m thankful to have been published three times this year in Rock&Gem magazine. Right now I’m working on two … Continue reading

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Blogging at Another Website

I’m adding industry news to a site I developed (external link) to support my book proposal on Nevada agriculture. My original thought was that NevadaAg.com would be a simple site, just a skeleton to show a perspective co-author (internal link) … Continue reading

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More From Stanton Delaplane

Dog walking in New York City. Stanton Deplane’s (internal link) spritely writing brings it alive. This gentle humorist won the Pulitzer Prize for reporting and worked for the San Francisco Chronicle for over fifty years. I think his writing on … Continue reading

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Point of View

“So much for Objective Journalism. Don’t bother to look for it here – not under any byline of mine; or anyone else I can think of. With the possible exception of things like box scores, race results, and stock market … Continue reading

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More on Deleting Commas

Adding or deleting commas is a good way to vary your writing. I’ve written on this before. (internal link)  First drafts have too many commas. Revise. Be aware, though, of any change in emphasis (see below). Remember, too, that despite our desire to add or … Continue reading

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Another Literary Magazine Rejection

The creative nonfiction essay (internal link) I’ve been submitting to publishers has been rejected for a third time. I’ll keep trying. I’m not tailoring the piece to each magazine, consequently, it takes little effort to submit the work to another … Continue reading

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HistoryNet.com Accepting Submissions

HistoryNet.com (external link) is a magazine portal and information hub. Its proprietors publish nine hardcopy magazines and the site itself features articles covering a vast swath of American and international history. The site is now accepting short articles on almost any history subject. … Continue reading

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