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RIP Apostrophe

Grammar of the Day – Apostrophe The Apostrophe Protection Society website was created in 2001, and it looks like it. Never mind. It’s the content that matters, not the style. Right? That’s how it used to be, anyway. In the … Continue reading

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Seasons #2

On a lighted porch, autumn watches you leave. rjb

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The Prime Audiobook Available in Stores

The Prime audiobook is showing up in stores. It will be available for purchase December 1, 2019. (Link to the ebook) I’ll use this post to keep a running list of them. Go ahead and shop around for the best … Continue reading

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Dollar Street

I’ve just finished reading the book Factfulness by Hans Rosling. It’s a lesson in how wrong we are about the state of the world, and an attempt to teach us how to be more right about it. Rosling spent his … Continue reading

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Green Comet goes to University

At the Universidad de Costa Rica they have been studying Green Comet, the first novel in my Green Comet trilogy. As a result a student, Monica Feng Wu, an undergraduate in English as a Second Language, has written an essay … Continue reading

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Cometa Verde

Hola. The Green Comet trilogy might be getting a Spanish translation. If it works out, we should see it next spring. David, at Artifacs Libros, has contacted me through the Green Comet website and asked my permission to undertake the … Continue reading

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Drought Over

It’s quite a change from last spring when streams and rivers were running low and we were being warned of drought conditions. Now the map is almost all green, indicating “normal” conditions. A wet September — more than 25% over … Continue reading

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The Prime Available in Stores

The Prime is showing up in stores. I’ll use this post to keep a running list of them. Go ahead and shop around for the best deal. Or go post a few reviews. Book store availability Kobo Books StreetLib Barnes&Noble … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner Audiobook Available in Stores

The Plainsrunner audiobook is showing up in stores. (Link to the ebook) I’ll use this post to keep a running list of them. Go ahead and shop around for the best deal. Or go post a few reviews. Book store … Continue reading

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Neologisms by Year

Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary site has a tool that you can use to find out which words were first used in print in the year you were born. Of course, you can use it to find out which words were first … Continue reading

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