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A quick comparison of ergonomic keyboards.
Regular keyboards give me a pain — a pain in the wrist, specifically. It makes a huge difference when you're typing a lot for emails, blog posts, proposals, articles ... and novels. I tried a numbe...
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Inspiration is infectious!
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Traditional Publishing or Indie Publishing: Pros and Cons

After months or years of writing and rewriting, editing and revising, reworking and polishing, you’ve finally done it—you’ve completed your novel! You have your manuscript in hand, substantial in heft, ready for the next step. Now what? What is an author…
After months or years of writing and rewriting, editing and revising, reworking and polishing, you've finally done it—you've completed your novel! You have your manuscript in hand, substantial in h...
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This is not really a post about food.
Some of my favorite foods are gumbo. Note that I did not say, "One of my favorite foods is gumbo"; gumbo is not a singular dish, but more a genre of dishes following a general form: Roux Vegetables...
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G is for Grindstone

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K is for Keyboard

Regular keyboards give me a pain — a pain in the wrist, specifically. I tried a number of keyboards.     How I am happy.
Regular keyboards give me a pain — a pain in the wrist, specifically. I tried a number of keyboards.     How I am happy.
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As a writer, how do you address the expectations of a genre?
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Some of my favorite foods are gumbo. Note that I did not say, “One of my favorite foods is gumbo”; gumbo is not a singular dish, but more a genre of dishes following a general form: Roux Vegetables Stock Spices Meat (or other) Everyone who makes gumbo…
Some of my favorite foods are gumbo. Note that I did not say, "One of my favorite foods is gumbo"; gumbo is not a singular dish, but more a genre of dishes following a general form: Roux Vegetables...
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E is for Education

“The problem with the School of Hard Knocks,” they say, “is that the final exam comes first, and then the lesson comes after.” I am a student of this school. No, don’t ask for an ID card. No cards are necessary in this school. We enroll ourselves, and if…
"The problem with the School of Hard Knocks," they say, "is that the final exam comes first, and then the lesson comes after." I am a student of this school. No, don't ask for an ID card. No cards ...
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designer, strategist, architect
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design, video, Drupal, css, html5, writing, photography
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  • Pingv
    Co-Founder + CEO, 2009 - present
  • Drupal Association
    Advisory Board. Formerly Board of Directors, General Assembly, 2008 - present
  • Freelance web designer
    Web designer, 1995 - 2005
  • Freelance designer
    Art Director, Graphic Designer, 1999 - 2005
  • pingV
    Drupal Consultant, 2005 - 2006
  • freelance video
    Editor, 1995 - 2006
  • pingVision
    President, 2006 - 2009
  • BlogHer
    Contributing Editor, 2006 - 2011
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Exploring life in this world we're creating, and loving it!

I'm Co-founder of Pingv, an interaction design and online strategy studio with expertise in Drupal. I've been doing Drupal since 2004. Drupal Association Advisory Board and active participant in the Drupal community.

I live and work in Boulder, Colorado. I sometimes ride a recumbent bicycles (Rans Stratus + HP Velotechnik). I love cooking, exploring, racing cars, creating apps, doodling, photography, hanging with friends, fine wines and quality beers.

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K is for Keyboard
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I is for Inspired
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Wow… Some conversations are just huge, multi-faceted, nuanced, raw, beneficial, enlightening and above all, inspiring. I had one such conver

"I" is for Imagination
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What if? What if I had super powers, could fly, and bullets would bounce off of me? What if I solved crimes that stumped the police? What if

"G" is for genre
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A genre is an expectation. Certain things are supposed to happen. Take the romance genre--there's suppose to be love, lust, and seduction, a

G is for Gumbo
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Some of my favorite foods are gumbo. Note that I did not say, "One of my favorite foods is gumbo"; gumbo is not a singular dish, but more a

The Four Steps Required to Keep Monsanto Out of Your Garden
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The four steps required to keep Monsanto out of your garden for good.

C is for Cromulent
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So often our language can become so bland it feels like it's been diluted with chicken milk. Or expelled from one's dupa. It's enough to mak

"E" is for Elegance
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"E" could be for English, which is a language of elegance. In one sense, English is my third language, as it was the third language I learne

E is for eBooks
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For decades, the music industry believed that what they sold were albums (on vinyl and then on CD). When mp3s became a standard electronic f

B is for Bookstores
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We love bookstores. The smell. The richness. We browse through, hoping for discovery, open to serendipity. What other kind of store carries

B is for Blocked
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What do you do when you’re blocked? I freewrite. That’s what I am doing here. I just keep my fingers going, typing on the keyboard, spitting

A is for Amazon
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There's no getting around it. Amazon is the biggest retailer for independent publishers. Amazon is pretty much it. This is both pretty excit

A to Z is for Audacity to Zen
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When your days are not your own, it's just a little bit audacious to take on a daily blogging challenge. But you only live once. I've decide

As I was tweeting to St. Ives
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Seven years ago I signed up for Twitter. It was different back then, not the spammy marketing-dominated firehose it has become today. Back t

Experts on Publishing
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I saw this article, Self-Publishing and Community Experts: Are We Getting The Balance Right?, and was entertained by the author's skewering

The traditional publishing option, just by the numbers
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What kind of money can you make from a book you've written? Is traditional publishing or self-publishing the better way to go? The numbers i

Antonia Hurst
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"Binge viewing"? It's called "watching"
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When Netflix published the entire first season of the Americanized “House of Cards”, it was considered a radical act. Netflix has recognized

The Report – Author Earnings
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The Report. Published: 2/12/2014. Written by: Hugh Howey. It's no great secret that the world of publishing is changing. What is a secret is

Oh Dear: SFWA Bulletin Petition
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David Truesdale has written and circulated a petition (this was received directly from David Truesdale)--and gotten a number of SFWA members