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Fun With Easter Eggs

While they are fun, this blog is not about the coloring hard-boiled ova from hens.  Instead, this is about clever hidden references that directors and authors sometimes plant inside creative works.  For example, in my most recent novel The Hounds … Continue reading

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Notes from the Catbox

Meow. My name is Dinger, and I’m taking control of my pet human Max’s blog this morning. My pet Max is kinda dumb, even for a human. Sometimes he can’t even remember my name and calls me Nonobadcat. I mean, … Continue reading

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Listing Lists of Lists

It’s amazing what you can find on the internet. I recently wanted to find a list of positive words in order to construct an acronym from the word “nice” — see “Standards Based Learning and Contests” . What I came up … Continue reading

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Notes From the Cat Box

Max is busy writing today, so we have a guest blogger.  His name is Erwin Schrodinger the Cat, or Mr. Dinger for short.     Notes from the Cat Box  November 27, 2013 My pet human, Max, is pretty weird.  … Continue reading

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Five Bad Movies I Liked

Five Bad Movies I Liked When my daughter entered first grade, we started a family tradition. I would take off work early on Friday, and we’d all go to a matinee. We did this every week until she went to … Continue reading

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Top2Bottom Reviews

Check out Top 2 Bottom Reviews.  This week they are featuring five Dreamspinner Press authors, and I’ll be in the spotlight on Thursday!!!  They’ll also be reviewing “Seeking Hyde,” my latest release.  If you leave a comment on their blog, … Continue reading

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Building a Computer, Part Four

Okay.  So far, we’ve got the motherboard, the processor, the memory, and the power supply.  Along the way, I mentioned an after-market fan for the CPU.  In this post, I’ll go over the other elements I put inside the case. … Continue reading

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Building a Computer, Part Three

I’ve been a bit delayed with this series.  Life has this way of intervening.  On the plus side, there have been galley proofs to read for Seeking Hyde.  On the not-so-plus side has been a root canal treatment.  That turned … Continue reading

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Building A Computer, Part Two

The Motherboard In many ways, the motherboard is the most important choice you will make. All of your other hardware plugs into your motherboard, one way or another, and so it determines almost everything you’ll eventually be able to do … Continue reading

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The Turing Test

Will computers ever become more human?  How smart are computers, anyway? I don’t know about yours, but mine computer’s pretty dumb.  I mean, if I want to count something, like the balance in my checkbook or the scores in my … Continue reading

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