Category Archives: Books

Of shoes and ships and sealing-wax

Originally posted on Of Dreams and Swords:
This is going to be a long post. This “artist’s statement” was supposed to be a lot shorter, but you know how that goes. I even tried to abridge it and then found…

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Recent reading (II)

In spite of working forty hours a week with at least an hour a day spent driving, and STOML waving its tentacles in the air and doing other odd things, I’ve actually gotten quite a bit of leisure reading done … Continue reading

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General update

Christus surrexit! (I keep forgetting to put this in my posts, though I’d like to.) A lot seems to have happened in the last few days. On Saturday, I finished the Two-Legged League, and yesterday I finished a small nonfiction … Continue reading

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Having run out of witty titles

The silence last week was quite accidental. We’re approaching the end of the orchestra season (concert on Saturday! Anyone want to come?) and I’ve actually worked a little bit, and am not too far behind on Camp NaNo, although the stats … Continue reading

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Guest post by Jack

As part of promoting Through A Glass Darkly before it comes out, Jack Lewis Baillot offered to do a guest post on my blog. So, since we don’t know each other terribly well and haven’t a lot of formality to get through … Continue reading

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Book recommendations!

I have strong and stubborn objections to e-books, for various reasons, but I raise the ban on them in the case of Project Gutenberg. They take out-of-print and no longer copyrighted books and send them out into the world for … Continue reading

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Writing update

“She had written what she felt herself called upon to write; and, though she was beginning to feel that she might perhaps do this thing better, she had no doubt that the thing itself was the right thing for her. … Continue reading

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