Monthly Archives: January 2011

Into Thy Hands I Commend My Book–No, Wait!

I did it. I finally did it. I uploaded my manuscript (my MSS? doesn’t that sound swell?) to IUniverse. And immediately realized I’d omitted vital parts, like the dedication, the acknowledgments, table of contents, etc. Let me take it back! … Continue reading

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Poor Sports After All?

I was thinking about our stop by the Dead Sea, or “any old stupid pond” as Liz put it, and recalled one of Ruth’s days in the Holy Land in comparison. How could ours be so grueling and theirs ever … Continue reading

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The Dead Sea, or Any Old Stupid Pond

So I’m now at the point where I’m just about ready to shovel this whole steaming pile into IUniverse’s lap. There are undoubtedly going to be times where there simply isn’t anything to report. But–I can try to keep you … Continue reading

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The Cover Story

So the meta tags have been decided upon (for what good that will do). On to the final major piece of work: the cover. Now, one can just send his or her writing to IUniverse and put the issue of … Continue reading

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Schmoozin’/On a Sunday Afternoon . . .

Actually, we started in the afternoon but it was more like the evening by the time we got to South San Francisco. This was an event for Kiva volunteer editors and translators at this delicious Senegalese restaurant. I do editing … Continue reading

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Passing the Baton A Century Later

Funny how despite the year or the century, private musings can be much the same in tone and expression–at least if you’re comparing your thoughts with those of a relation. I guess it’s a genetic thing. Yesterday I included an … Continue reading

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A Very Scary Thing To Do

In the matter of 24 hours I’ve gotten two messages with essentially the same idea: why don’t I put an excerpt from the book in my blog every now and then? Then readers would know something of the caliber of … Continue reading

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