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Monthly Archives: December 2018
2018 in Retrospect Plus Here Comes 2019: Ever Onward, Ever Hopeful, Ever Joyful
There’s only one day left of this year in which to reflect upon it, and one thing I’ve been urging students to do is sit down and reckon up some of their accomplishments as well as planning out next year’s goals. So here I am, practicing what I preach.
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Rambo Academy Sale Through December 31
News and More Stuff from Chez Rambo Happy end of the year to all of you! UPDATE: This went so well and everyone was so grateful that I went ahead and extended the sale through the end of the year. … Continue reading
Posted in classes & workshops Tagged classes, online writing workshops 1 Comment
Guest Post: The Knight With Two Swords and The Women of Arthurian Lore
My love of Arthurian lore definitely began with a trio of books my aunt lent me as a kid, Mary Stewart’s Merlin Trilogy, The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills, and The Last Enchantment. I knew only a little about King … Continue reading
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On Writing Process: A Dissection (of sorts) of “Rappacinni’s Crow”
Someone mentioned this as one of their favorite stories of mine, and I wanted, for selfish and egotistical reasons, to use it for the subject of a blog post, but I hope that I can in pulling it apart and … Continue reading
Guest Post: Bitterballen – Carleton Chinner Presents The Tastiest Snack You’ve Never Heard Of
Far further back than I care to admit, the large newspaper I worked for sent me to Amsterdam to attend a trade show. In among the many adventures I had on that trip, I discovered the incredible variety of cuisines … Continue reading
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Guest Post: J.D. Moyer on Writer’s Workshops with Kim Stanley Robinson
I recently attended a writing workshop with Kim Stanley Robinson via the Locus Writers Workshop series. The workshop was in Oakland, California (where I live), near the Locus offices, and Kim Stanley Robinson is one of my favorite authors. Signing … Continue reading
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Alas Poor Ginger, Wherefore Art Thou: Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Covered Ginger
I’m very fond of crystallized ginger, and accordingly I am substantially less fond of the Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Covered Ginger, whose ginger to “rich dark chocolate” ratio is weighted in chocolate’s favor to the point that the ginger is … Continue reading