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  • I am allergic to money

    News from the Surrey International Writer’s Conference: It has been a busy couple of days in the vendor hall and I still have one more to go. I have had a wonderful time encouraging writers, sharing information, and generally basking in the cumulative affect of having this many truly creative individuals in one place. I…

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  • Wants and Needs

    There is a lot of talk about what is wrong with the economy. Personally, I think the root of the matter is a problem with the English language. Language is such a fluid concept, and words can change their meanings over time. Culturally, we’ve lost our understanding of two words: want and need. Those words…

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  • The Season of Apples

    When my boys were little, we lived in California. Every autumn, we’d drive to a local farm. A hay ride would take us to a barn heated by a huge wood stove, where we’d listen to stories of Johnny Appleseed while sipping fresh cider. The van would be heavy with boxes on the drive home,…

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  • Finding a Host

    So, you’ve found a domain name you like. Now you have to make some decisions about where that domain is going to live. Every website actually exists as a physical file sitting on a computer that is constantly attached to the internet…somewhere. Like Domain Name Registrars, Hosting Companies are around every corner. Some are good,…

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  • Domain Name

    Your first introduction to the internet may seem like a language lesson. I have found over the years that computers and computer people speak a foreign language. Translation services are often required. DomainName — many people actually buy a domain name before they start designing a website. This is one of the areas where I…

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  • Revenge of the Blog – Julie Weathers

    I have been featured and mentioned a couple of times lately in the blog of my (hopefully still after this) dear friend Julie Weathers. I’ve known this wonderful lady through my on-line writers’ group for…a long time, and I’ve only ever found one thing wrong with her: she could use a bit more self-confidence. So,…

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