April 2007

Save Net Radio

April 30, 2007

The future of Internet radio is in danger. I am not sure what I can do to save it, except announce why I value Internet radio and ask you to join me in my support of the “Internet Radio Equality Act,” introduced by Reps. Jay Inslee [Keep Reading]

Words Spoken are not Premeditated

April 27, 2007

Have you ever been surprised by what you said? Of course—but that would be impossible if you knew in advance what you were going to say.This is a small quotation from Robert J. Sawyer’s Mindscan. I must say that I am really enjoying this book. [Keep Reading]

Intensity

April 26, 2007

A friend told me today that I can be intense and that it sometimes seems like I put across a “my way or the highway” attitude. As soon as he said it, I could see where he was coming from. I am intense. I do like things my way but I don’t play [Keep Reading]

How Can Words Be Property?

April 25, 2007

I just can’t put down this book by Robert J. Sawyer. Mindscan is a great read that actually touches on some interesting issues concerned with the act of writing. It is an entertaining book and fun to read but it keeps giving me things to think [Keep Reading]

Recognizing Talent

April 24, 2007

On the weekend, I saw a television show called Songwriter’s Circle. It featured Chantal Kreviazuk and a few other musicians. It was an interesting to show to watch because every song that she sang I recognized. I haven’t really paid any [Keep Reading]

Digital Revolution

April 23, 2007

We are in the midst of a digital revolution and quite frankly it is scary. We are truly treading into new and untested waters. People might say that we have already gone through this but I don’t think that it truthful. Sure cassette tapes changed [Keep Reading]

Fiction Writing – Where Does It Come From?

April 20, 2007

I just finished writing Chapter 12 of my novel and I introduced a new character in it. I wasn’t planning on having this character in my story. In my mind, I had a rough idea of where I was going with the story and I had already introduced the [Keep Reading]

Secret Origins

April 19, 2007

When I was a teenager I got a spiral notebook in a dollar store. I paid for it myself and deliberately picked it out because it was divided into three subjects or sections. One section was to be for poetry, one was to be for rough notes, and the [Keep Reading]

Global Warming Myth

April 18, 2007

We need myths to help us understand things that we are not meant to understand. Myths serve a real purpose. It doesn’t bother me that myths exist that run contrary to what I believe. Anything that helps another person make sense of their life and [Keep Reading]

Radio Theatre

April 17, 2007

Last night was a first for me and for my students as well. We went to the community radio station and took over the airwaves for an hour. It was a great experience that started from a small idea earlier in the year. I tried doing reader’s theatre [Keep Reading]
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