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Charles Self
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Attended State Univ. of NY at Albany
Lives in Bedford, VA
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A large part of keeping interest in a series of photos of a vehicle involves the shots of details, those close-up, but not macro, shots of such items as spindles, headlights, taillights, door handles and a host of other car p...
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After over a year of mostly being an invalid, I'm stumbling along in a slightly more active manner these days. I'm updating a book I wrote nine years ago, for Fox Chapel Publishing. That's a tight deadline I probably won't ma...
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I sure want to be there. If my leg agrees, it will happen. Right now, I'm awaiting fitting for an ortho shoe to make up for the 1" the surgeons removed when messing up by installing an infected knee prosthesis: ended up with three surgeries, each less fun than the one before.
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The best laid plans seem to go off the track more often for me than for many others. My expectations for 2013 left out the possibility of massive problems. Massive problems hit. My knee surgery on January 27th went well, but ...
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These days, I’m not sure anyone who started freelancing when I did—1968—can really offer much useful advice, but I'll try. Keep in mind that until recently, I had no interest at all in writing fiction. I wrote, and still writ...
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The best laid plans seem to go off track more often for me than for many others. My expectations for 2013 left out the possibility of surgical missteps. A knee replacement on the left side over a year earlier hod worked very ...
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I'm watching the snow--intermittently, because there's no window in my office--while thinking of the next step in my current work. With winter upon us, outdoor projects have ceased. Actually, they'd s...
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photography and writing
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  • freelance
    photography and writing, present
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Bedford, VA
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Westchester County, NY - Over much of the U.S., mostly NY and VA
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Former Marine, long time freelance writer and photographer.
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  • State Univ. of NY at Albany
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