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Tales from the Before Time: Finding Fandom

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
The internet, as usual, has changed everything. These days, any young sf/fantasy reader or watcher with access to a computer can connect with other likeminded souls in a matter of minutes, if not…

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Springtime Seasonal Special

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
It’s time again for my traditional springtime special offer: Yes.  From today through the 16th of April, my usual rate of $1500 for a line-edit and critique on a typical 80,000-100,00 word novel…

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Why Authors Go Mad, Reason Number I’ve-Lost-Track-By-Now

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
Author Seanan McGuire (who is also Mira Grant and I think somebody else I’ve forgotten) has just received — on a tight deadline, of course — a beyond-the-copyedit-from-hell copyedit: The copyeditor did a…

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Albacon, Upcoming

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
Himself and I will be at Albacon in Albany NY this weekend — it’s at the western edge of our traveling periphery, and it’s a small, low-key convention that we’ve always enjoyed whenever…

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Serial Comma Yes!

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
At least, with regards to labor disputes in the state of Maine, where delivery drivers for Oakhurst Dairies have won their case for overtime pay, based on the absence of a serial comma…

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Fairness for Politicians

Congress wants to take away health insurance from Americans?  Cool.  Let’s take away government-subsidized heath insurance from Congress and their families.  They’re all millionaires; they can afford to buy insurance on the economy. Sign the Petition.    

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Why So Much Online Discourse Sucks: My Theory

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
It’s simply this: In order for local standards of civility (whether those be vanilla-custard bland or three-chili-pepper strong, it matters not) to be maintained, what’s required is vigorous, hands-on, and visible moderation. Simply…

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We Sing It and Chant It

A celebration of early music featuring our chorale in collaboration with the Music Institute Recorder Orchestra, and the Music Institute Viola da Gamba Ensemble.      

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Business Cards, I Have Them

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
Now all I have to do is figure out the most effective way to deploy them. Do I press them into the hands of all I meet? Do I save them for giving…

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Consider This an Unsolicited Recommendation

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
I have successfully obtained a refund for a piece of software that was on the netbook I don’t use any more. I had thought that when I purchased a year’s subscription that I…

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