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Sunday February 11, 2018

Am here.

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Audience

——————————————————————– Find your reader (again) Who do I write for?  Other people or myself?  Do I give myself problems to solve and work out ingenious solutions for my personal amusement?.  Do i really care when readers don’t understand?  — these … Continue reading

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Shibboleths for writers: 7

Know your audience  A while back I posted some remarks on “Hard books” [28 Feb 2014] Part of the undertext there was the question of whether you should modify your writing when some people who might have been your readers … Continue reading

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The amateur

As a book artist I’m an amateur. Meaning I’ve never been through a book arts program, or any visual art degree at all. I did do an MFA in creative writing, but artists books are generally not novels. I had … Continue reading

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Books your book club won’t read (1)

  To be published October 31, 2013 The Figure of the Detective: A History and Analysis. →And from Ocotillo Arts, new printed and e-books ————————————————————————————- I want to re-think this blog. You out there — if you are reading this … Continue reading

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Indie World (Friday May 24, 2013)

   Moving On To be published October 31, 2013 The Figure of the Detective: A History and Analysis. →And from Ocotillo Arts, new printed and electronic books ——————————————————————————————-  I’m a book artist. A rather conservative one — I make these … Continue reading

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Information III

To be published October 31, 2013 The Figure of the Detective: A History and Analysis.→E-books from Ocotillo Arts Kindles and Nooks    Information ecology The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment has been released. (The online versions http://www.millenniumassessment.org provide draft synthesis reports and a data … Continue reading

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Information II

To be published October 31, 2013 The Figure of the Detective: A History and Analysis. →E-books from Ocotillo Arts Kindles and Nooks    Information as food At a meeting of the American Society for Information Science I went to a suggestion was … Continue reading

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Information

→E-books from Ocotillo Arts Kindles and Nooks    Information  Why do libraries limit themselves to collecting words? Or it might be said: text-bearing objects. Discourse. Especially in these electronic times we librarians are uncomfortable with that, as if we might be … Continue reading

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Marge

→E-books from Ocotillo Arts Kindles and Nooks   Marge  When I was a boy my best friend’s mother was named Marge. She taught economics and her house was full of art books and translucent red Dixieland records. She listened to Tom … Continue reading

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