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Cyndi Pauwels
Works at Clark State Community College
Attended Antioch University McGregor
Lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio
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Yes. This. Absolutely. 

I've argued against gratuitous violence in writing (novels, TV, movies...) for years.
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Keep searching.
Do not go upon what has been acquired by repeated hearing; nor tradition; nor rumor; nor what is in a scripture; nor surmise; nor axiom; nor specious reasoning; nor bias towards one's beliefs; nor upon another's seeming ability; nor upon the consideration, 'The monk is our teacher.
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Things I learned working the polls at yesterday’s special election, where our precinct’s turnout was barely 5%:

- Humans can catch leprosy from armadillos.
- More than 75% of 18-34-year-olds who take the military basic entrance exam do not pass the test.
- Far too many people don’t accurately read information on a public website.
- To pass the first level test for a ham radio operator’s license, you have to send/receive Morse code at 3 words per minute.
- There are scientific research programs that focus specifically on vocal cords.
- Our government stipend for the 15+ hour election day breaks down to $6.66 (gasp!) per hour. No wonder they call us “volunteers.”
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Morse Code is no longer a requirement for any level of Amateur Radio licensing in the US (http://www.arrl.org/getting-licensed).  With that said, the mode has enjoyed a significant increase in popularity in recent years.  Thanks for volunteering your time.
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And this how a classy author responds to uninformed, racist "fan" mail.
I knew it would happen eventually, I would get my first “fan” mail. I perhaps was misguided and thought that the first experience would be more positive. And I know the common wisdom to not engage the internet trolls, but thi...
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Yet more reasons to love (and be amazed by!) Neil deGrasse Tyson and his brain.
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I've said this before (probably), but if you're not following Anne R. Allen, you should be:
by Anne R. Allen Having a popular blog has helped me feel a lot of empathy with agents and publishers. That's because Ruth and I get a ton of queries, too. Most of ours are from authors or publicists who want a blog tour prom...
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“As men have often forsaken the plow and the anvil at the summons of war, let women now leave all that may be left of home for a great and earnest day of counsel…In the name of womanhood and humanity, I earnestly ask that a general congress of women, without limit of nationality, may be appointed and held at some place deemed most convenient.”

Better than a Hallmark holiday any day (and buy Mom flowers on some day besides an arbitrary calendar date - she'll appreciate it more!)
The now Hallmark holiday wasn't supposed to be about frilly cards and flowers
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Yes, please (as I surf far too long into my writing time...)

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“Blessed are you, reader, if you do not belong to the sex of those who are deprived”
Two scholars argue that historians of philosophy should acknowledge the influence of long-neglected female voices.
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Overcoming decision fatigue - it's not writer's block!
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Writer
Employment
  • Clark State Community College
    adjunct faculty, 2012 - present
  • self employed
    writer, present
  • Antioch University Midwest
    adjunct faculty, 2012 - 2012
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Currently
Yellow Springs, Ohio
Previously
Greater Toledo, Ohio - Ohio, Wyoming
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Writer, reader, seeker of truth
Introduction
I am a writer living in idyllic Yellow Springs, Ohio. My debut novel FORTY & OUT will be released into the wild in September 2014.
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NaNoWriMo 2005, 2006, 2011
Education
  • Antioch University McGregor
    Creative Writing, 2008 - 2010
  • Antioch University McGregor
    Humanities, 2006 - 2008
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Female
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