Tag Archives: blogging

Edge Induced Cohesion: 2017 In Review

In contrast to previous years [1][ where I wrote at considerable length about the posts that were popular during the course of the year, I wish to shorten things considerably this year.  Generally, the same few posts are viewed every … Continue reading

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Edge Induced Cohesion: 2016 In Review

Since it appears that WordPress has decided not to do its usual annual review post this year for my blog [1], I figured it was necessary to continue my own series of annual reviews about the state of my blog … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crafting The Personal Essay

Crafting The Personal Essay:  A Guide For Writing And Publishing Creative Nonfiction, by Dinty W. Moore When a writer has been given or has chosen for himself the name of a tasty can of beef stew, there is little choice … Continue reading

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You Are Who You Thought They Were

It is said that success has a hundred fathers but failure is an orphan.  Although the wise course of action would be to restrain from bragging too much about one’s successes and being gracious to others to allow more people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Creative Blogging

Creative Blogging:  Your First Steps To A Successful Blog, by Heather Wright-Porto If you are a budding blogger and you want some practical tips on how to create a blog on several platforms and work on ways to monetize your … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: How To Publish Your Book

Great Courses:  How To Publish Your Book, by Jane Friedman Being a fan of the Great Courses in general [1], and being a fan of book publishing given my avocational interests as a writer [2], this class was obviously a … Continue reading

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Book Review: 25,000 Mornings

25,000 Mornings, by Fay Rowe [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] This book promises ancient wisdom for contemporary life, and while this book does not precisely deliver on that … Continue reading

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It’s No Sacrifice At All

Today the gentleman who gave the sermonette said something that caught my attention in one of the most effective ways ever, by talking how a blogger went to jail for criticizing a religious tradition, in this case the Muslim tradition … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Super Bowl 50

9:15AM (all times are in Pacific Standard Time): So, although I tried a liveblogging experiment fairly recently where I discovered that I do not enjoy liveblogging from my phone [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to attempt the experiment … Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted

This morning when I arrived at work, I saw the challenge in my inbox. As it happens, thanks to some prior explorations into downtown Portland, I signed up for PASS, a professional society designed to propagate the knowledge and practice … Continue reading

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