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Birch Bay Public Market

Friday, May 10 through the end of summer, Cathy and I will be selling her hand-made soaps, lotions, and toiletries, along with my photography, note cards, calenders, books, etc.

Come see us!

Across the street from the C Shop

4825 Alderson Road, Birch Bay, Washington 98230


I had an automated blogroll here, powered by Google Reader, but Google, in its near-infinite lack of wisdom, killed Google Reader. Prior to this murder, all I had to do to put a blog on my blogroll (or to take it off) was to place it in a Reader folder called, appropriately enough, "blogroll" (or, of course, to remove it). I use The Old Reader now for following blogs, but it seems to have no way to something similar regarding the blogroll. If you know of a way to do this, please let me know.

Ebook Formatting at Appealize.com

I’ve been saying for some time that a whole new breed of publishers is coming.

A breed of business based on a whole new model, which is actually an old business model, in which the writer (or perhaps a rich patron) purchases various publishing services from the publishers. You know, like the old days, when you

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Storytelling – It’s NOT All About the Words

Pop quiz:

Question one: What’s this?

Question two: What’s this?


The moral of the story? It’s not all about the words.

You know what the top picture is, what it means, where you might encounter it, and what to do with it. The second picture is a lot less meaningful, and yet what is it lacking,

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