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Radioactive Cows and Operation Haylift

I’ve added two new posts to NevadaAg.com (external link). One post describes the experimental dairy farm at the Nevada Test Site in Nye County. The other details Operation Haylift, which saw the United State’s Air Force dropping tons of alfalfa … Continue reading

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Updating My Book Proposal At NevadaAg.com

02/12/2017 Update: Revisions completed! Original post: Five months ago I constructed a website (external link) to support a book proposal on Nevada agriculture. That site needs updating and I’m doing that this week. The sample chapter I have in .pdf needs the most work. In … Continue reading

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Nothing Means No at Chronicle Books

“We are not able to personally respond to unsolicited submissions unless we’re interested in publishing them.” Despite this warning, I sent four polite inquiries to Chronicle Books after waiting four months for them to consider my Stanton Delaplane anthology book … Continue reading

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News and Notes to Start The Year

Quartzsite Coming Up Next week I’ll travel to Quartzsite, Arizona (external link) to see what’s been called the world’s largest flea market. Most notably, at the so called QIA POW WOW show, some five hundred vendors will be selling rocks, gems, … Continue reading

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Book Proposal Questions

“We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.” Henry James, The Middle Years … Continue reading

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Developing A Table of Contents

I’m having trouble working up a T.O.C. for my book proposal. (internal link) The reporter I’m writing about penned pieces on countless topics over fifty years. Everything from  marriage to sending free books to Nikita Khrushchev. How should one organize such a … Continue reading

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