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Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-23-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By flashgordon
I mostly rock climb and trail run in the summer....

I mostly rock climb and trail run in the summer. Lots of good stone to play on and miles and miles of trails to run near my house. If I was living somewhere else, I guess I would pick up different...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-14-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,815
Posted By flashgordon
I used to have a couple movies that I "liked"...

I used to have a couple movies that I "liked" more then others, but now I am much more interested in seeing any movie that I have not already seen. So my favorites are those that I have yet to watch.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-14-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,295
Posted By flashgordon
I don't really have summer goals, but rather a...

I don't really have summer goals, but rather a continuing list of things I want to get done. Right now it involves getting a bunch of print books converted to ebooks, finishing a ton of articles and...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-08-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By flashgordon
For me, yes. My background, and my childhood...

For me, yes. My background, and my childhood especially, are what drove me through college and are now what I spend most of my time writing about. I think about it all the time, how I would be a...
Forum: The Notice Board 05-02-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,309
Posted By flashgordon
Well done! I like the cover... keep on moving.

Well done! I like the cover... keep on moving.
Forum: The Library 04-25-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By flashgordon
I read some Kerouac but could never get into the...

I read some Kerouac but could never get into the Beats. I understand the movement and its place within American literature, but it was way too "stream of consciousness" for my liking. But I also like...
Forum: Board Games 04-18-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,290
Posted By flashgordon
Scary but Random Fact: One of the leading causes...

Scary but Random Fact: One of the leading causes for the destruction of rainforests around the world is to plant soybeans or palm oil plants for the growing biofuel industry in the West. Not as...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-18-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By flashgordon
Not directly, but I have written a few pieces on...

Not directly, but I have written a few pieces on indigenous peoples and impacts to them from various development projects, which are the byproduct of the "war on terror". For them, the "war" has been...
Forum: Introductions 04-18-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
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Views: 746
Posted By flashgordon
Welcome to the forum Jahna, glad Google led you...

Welcome to the forum Jahna, glad Google led you here.
Forum: Introductions 04-18-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,559
Posted By flashgordon
Welcome to the forum, this is a great place.

Welcome to the forum, this is a great place.
Forum: Writing Markets 04-09-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 875
Posted By flashgordon
Call for Authors on History of Civil War Era

Here is a recent call for writers:

Legal History of the Civil War Era: Call for Authors (http://newgreatbooks.blogspot.com/2009/04/call-for-writers-new-book-series-on.html)
Forum: Introductions 04-09-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By flashgordon
Welcome back. So the whole family is on the...

Welcome back. So the whole family is on the forum? Cool!
Forum: Introductions 04-09-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By flashgordon
Welcome to the forum, this is a great place with...

Welcome to the forum, this is a great place with lots of friendly folks.
Forum: Writing Markets 04-02-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 827
Posted By flashgordon
History Press Seeking Authors

Here is a call from History Press looking for local historians and authors. Could be an opening for any historians on the forum

Local Historians and Writers Needed in the Midwest...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 04-02-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By flashgordon
Let your publisher worry about that. It is based...

Let your publisher worry about that. It is based primarily on the BASIC categories that are used by the Library of Congress anyways. Just leave it at Young Adult Fiction for now.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-26-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By flashgordon
I'm a fan of the older style vampire tales....

I'm a fan of the older style vampire tales. Dracula is one, The House of the Vampire is another. Ones that delve into the moral and religious side get me more excited then teen romance versions.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-26-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,342
Posted By flashgordon
My cosmology entails a much larger physical...

My cosmology entails a much larger physical reality then currently embraced by science. I don't require empiricism, only phenomenology. As such, for me ghosts are real. If you have a more restricted...
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-12-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,458
Posted By flashgordon
Always backup your writing or manuscript.

Always backup your writing or manuscript.
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 03-12-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,515
Posted By flashgordon
Most of mine comes from my day-to-day experiences...

Most of mine comes from my day-to-day experiences and from articles and magazines.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-26-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,372
Posted By flashgordon
Kindle is Amazon's proprietary eReader and...

Kindle is Amazon's proprietary eReader and accompanying software. Converting a word.doc to Kindle is not easy. The online conversion process that Amazon has set up has many bugs, and most publishers...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-19-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,874
Posted By flashgordon
Only after several fine scotches do I smoke a...

Only after several fine scotches do I smoke a nice Nat Sherman. Otherwise, no! Something about the peat in the scotch...
Forum: Publishing 02-12-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,758
Posted By flashgordon
I've sent out three books on the Book Crossing...

I've sent out three books on the Book Crossing network. I have no idea what happened to them (I guess I'll log in and see). Thought it was a fun little promo idea, but like Lin, that is how I find...
Forum: Classifieds 02-05-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,982
Posted By flashgordon
As C.F. has noted, you ARE allowed to copy and...

As C.F. has noted, you ARE allowed to copy and reuse these types of articles, as long as you include the author resource box (which she did). When one submits their articles to article marketing...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-29-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By flashgordon
My friend just closed his magazine and went 100%...

My friend just closed his magazine and went 100% online. Ad sales for the magazine dried up so he couldn't afford the printing. Of course, he never really tried to get quality content so that might...
Forum: Writing Markets 01-29-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,915
Posted By flashgordon
Ebooks are roughly 9% of the entire book market....

Ebooks are roughly 9% of the entire book market. Of those, 90% are niche non-fiction books, and the other 10% are fiction books. I don't think anyone has official numbers on how that last 10% do in...
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