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Sandra Almazan
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QA by day, SF/fantasy writer by night
QA by day, SF/fantasy writer by night

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Science of the Week, 2/24/17
This week's most exciting science news has to be the discovery of seven exoplanets, of which three could potentially support life. Here's NASA's (non-rogue) article .  Here are some of the other interesting science news articles I read this week: Researcher...

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Storage Locations: Flash Drive vs. Cloud
Normally I like to write or edit on my lunch hour, but I used my time yesterday to write this blog post instead. That's because although I remembered to bring my netbook, I forgot to bring the flash drive where I store current versions of all my important d...

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Editing Quotas
Although I have a new story in progress, I'm actually spending most of my writing time editing Summon the Seasons and the Young Seasons short story collection. It's hard to gauge progress when you're editing. While you can aim for a consistent number of new...

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Science of the Week, 2/17/17
Here are some of the most interesting science news articles I read this week: Now you can "build your own bio-bot" Will androids dream of quantum sheep? How eating less can slow the aging process How untreated water is making our kids sick New method to det...

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The 1000 Day MFA
Have you ever wanted a do-it-yourself MFA degree? Shaunta Grimes, who helped organize the Instagram book giveaway I participated in last November, has taken some of Ray Bradbury's advice and come up with a three-year (or so) program you can do at home. It i...

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Excerpt from Letters to Psyche
Since Valentine's Day is on a Tuesday this year, my husband and I plan to celebrate the holiday late. However, I thought I'd share with you an excerpt from my short story, "Letters to Psyche." It's about Cupid's attempts to unite the houses of Montague and ...

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Science of the Week, 2/10/17
Here are some of the most interesting science news articles I read this week: Changes in astronaut's gut bacteria attributed to spaceflight Protecting quantum computing networks against hacking threats Less is more: exposure to stimuli for overcoming phobia...

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Cloud Library
It's been a long time since I checked out an eBook from my local library. I don't remember all of the steps in the process, but I remember having to go through Amazon to get the book. This weekend, I wanted to read Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to get more b...

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Writing in Difficult Times
If you're interested in making a long-term career out of writing, it pays to follow Kristine Kathryn Rusch's blog. Although her latest Business Musings blog post, "Writing in Difficult Times ," was inspired by the current political uncertainties in many par...

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Science of the Week, 2/3/17
Here are some of the most interesting science news articles I read this week: Dogs share food with other dogs even in complex situations Engineers create artificial skin that "feels" temperature changes We dislike hypocrites because they deceive us Meek no ...
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