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William D. Richards
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A writer of stories, a rider of motorcycles, a paddler of kayaks and photographer of things that catch my eye…
A writer of stories, a rider of motorcycles, a paddler of kayaks and photographer of things that catch my eye…

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Politics
It is just past noon and Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. A president who rode his way into office on a platform of bigotry, ignorance, and falsehood—one who holds the truth in such contempt that he would contradict...

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William D. Richards commented on a post on Blogger.
Yes, I'm supposed to be working on the book today instead of blogging. But this is important. We're just four days away from finding out which direction the US is going to go: onward to rebuilding itself or to becoming a third-world derelict.

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VOTE!
There are two things that are wrong with American politics and what is so wrong with this entire election: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/jason-chaffetz-vote-defend-endorse-trump Read the above article. If you don’t, then nothing I say below will mak...

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Definition of Success
Claude Fortehomme recently penned this blog entry making the claim that Amazon stated “ only 40 self-published writers are a success .” In her definition, “success” means having sold more than a million copies. She further states that there are “hundreds of...

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Goodbye to a Friend
“It was good to see you, Bill. Catch you later!” Those were my last words to a friend. Days later—yesterday—he was gone. It was sudden and fast. A car crash. His car struck another. Something that made no sense to me. Bill was not the reckless type. Then, f...

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A cardinal fighting illness on my birdfeeder.

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Had some deer prancing around in my backyard this morning.

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Reviewed! (Maybe)
British author Mark Lawrence put out a challenge: have self-published fantasy authors submit their books to be reviewed by highly respected bloggers who write about fantasy and review books. The structure of the challenge is to have ten reviewers be assigne...

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Readers Rejecting Ebooks? Not Quite…
“DIGITAL NATIVES PREFER READING IN PRINT!” Or so the headline claims. It’s a good article. Read it. But keep in mind there are some very misleading points in the article. The headline should have been: “ Today’s College Students Prefer Printed Textbooks Ove...

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