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News and Notes

Poetry and Fiction Course Dropped After due deliberation (internal link), I have dropped my poetry and fiction class. I just have too much to do at the moment. Perhaps I can come back to personal enrichment at another time. Newsmastering … Continue reading

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Update on My Book Proposals

My Stanton Delaplane (internal link) book proposal has now been turned down twice. I think that’s just getting started for most writers; two proposals barely a beginning. I do think, though, that I am going to reorient my proposal. Instead of a … Continue reading

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Tracking Queries With Google’s Calendar

I’m now using Google’s Calendar feature (external link) to keep track of queries. I wish I used it before. It’s a free service with a Google account. You already have it if you use Gmail. The calendar is pretty straight … Continue reading

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Trying to Find a Private Foundation

There hasn’t been enough interest in my Nevada agriculture book proposal so I am turning to private foundations for help. This is unexplored territory for me. I know that foundations and large corporations are run by boards of directors. These boards meet … Continue reading

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Musings on Book Proposals

On Saturday I went to my favorite used bookstore in Las Vegas, Amber Unicorn Books.(external link) As always, the same thought kept coming back to me as I looked over their heavily discounted book section: what publisher could have possibly approved … Continue reading

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A New Venture — Seeking a Co-Writer

For my book on Nevada agriculture I’ll need a qualified co-writer. I want to approach the University of Nevada Press but I am a non-academic and I have no college degree. What to do? I prepared a working sample chapter. … Continue reading

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The Rest of The Year

How have you been? I’ve been sick a week with a yet unidentified non-infectious virus. No writing done but lots of thoughts on same. As I struggle to get back to the keyboard, this timeline presents itself: August 25, 2016: Submit anthology … Continue reading

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