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Learning to Drone Part IV

Here’s a few seconds of recent drone footage that I made near Goldfield, Nevada. The first video came out well but is too short. The second video shows how I need practice as a new drone pilot. I needed to … Continue reading

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Back From Esmeralda County, Nevada and Elsewhere

The Last Supper. By Poland-born Belgian sculptor Albert Szukalski, in the ghost town of Rhyolite, on the road to Death Valley. Ghost Rider by Szukalski.

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Turning Down Work

For the first time I am turning down work. To get my book proposal done I can not accept any new assignments. Has this problem happened to you? It is a very uncomfortable position to be in. The group I … Continue reading

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Book Publishing Point of View From a Small Press

Interesting article from RealPants.com (external link) regarding book publishing at a small press. Most interesting is the idea of paying authors in copies, so that they can go about selling the titles themselves. Here’s a quote: Instead, the royalty model … Continue reading

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Battling Through a Cold – Working on A TOC

After I got back from Atlanta a week ago I developed a bad cold. It lingers still. I want to get a book proposal (internal link) done by January 2d and I fear I may not make it. Aside from … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Them In The Right Order

The Monty Python’s Matching Tie and Handkerchief has long been a favorite record of mine. Side two was unusual in that it had two record tracks or grooves paralleling each other. Depending on where you first placed the phonograph needle, … Continue reading

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Typewriter Art?

AIGA is the professional association for design. It first stood for the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and is now known simply as AIGA. At this link is a fascinating article (external link) on people who have rendered graphic art … Continue reading

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