Book Review: Creatures of Light and Darkness

Creatures Of Light And Darkness

Creatures Of Light And Darkness

Where to start.

OK. I liked this book. A lot. It’s on my regular re-read list.

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NaNoWriMo – Hitting the Hump

A lot of people never finish NaNoWriMo. They hit the hump, and don’t know what to do.

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Computer Industry Numbers

Commodore 8296 Personal Computer

Commodore 8296 Personal Computer

There’s some interesting numbers coming out of the computer industry. Let’s take a look at them.

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NaNoWriMo – Knowledge or Write What you Know

Knowledge? Bet you’re wondering what I’m talking about :)

First I’m going to quote a Billy Joel song:

I’ve been stranded in the combat zone
I walked through Bedford Stuy alone
Even rode my motorcycle in the rain
And you told me not to drive
But I made it home alive
So you said that only proves that I’m insane

Now you’re probably really wondering where I’m going. I do have a point though…

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NaNoWriMo – Outlining

Someone posted a question about Outlining on Facebook. I answered them, and then realized that other people may want to know how to do it too, so….

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EBooks vs Paper Books

There’s been a lot of discussion about EBooks and Paper books. A lot of the arguments have been anecdotal. Let’s look at some numbers.

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Writing Inspiration

Hardy Boys Boat

Hardy Boys Boat

Was in Haileybury yesterday, and had my camera with me. The boat above is supposed to have been the boat owned by Leslie McFarlane, who wrote the early Hardy Boys novels. He spent a good part of his youth living near my home, and one of his early jobs was reporter on the local newspaper, the Cobalt Daily Nugget for the princely sum of $8.00 per week.

The point? Anyone can be a writer. Even someone from a small town in the far north.

Yes, the books do say Franklin W. Dixon on the spine. Franklin W. Dixon was a collective pseudonym used by a group of writers hired to write the Hardy Boys series.

Leslie McFarlane is a local hero.

Regards

Wayne Borean

Sunday September 28, 2014

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