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These were taken in the spring of 2011 when L and I drove through New Mexico on our way from San Francisco to Austin.

More transcendent than the desert skies were the silences we found there. Except in Roswell, but how could we not make a detour for aliens.

Photos: New Mexico These were taken in the spring of 2011 when L and I drove through New Mexico on our way from San Francisco to Austin.

Navarro Beach is located on the mouth of the Navarro River at the end of Route 128 in Mendocino County, California.

Photos: Navarro Beach Navarro Beach is located on the mouth of the Navarro River at the end of Route 128 in Mendocino County, California.

Two New Online Social Spaces for Complex Identities

New Post! Two Online Social Spaces for Complex Identities —

In my last post, I was fairly critical of the social space on the Internet which is dominated by two or three big players who insist that identity is simple:

One name. One identity. One profile.

Building social spaces on a simplistic definition of identity is problematic. People assume names that are different than the names on their drivers licenses for a variety of reasons. Some of them are…

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The Sutro Baths look like they’re thousands of years old, but they’re actually the remains of a skating rink in San Francisco that burned down in 1966.

Photos: Sutro Baths The Sutro Baths look like they’re thousands of years old, but they’re actually the remains of a skating rink in San Francisco that burned down in 1966.

Some of these photos appeared in Ghost Hunting in Gold Country on my other blog.

Photos: Pioneer Cemetery, Sutter’s Mill Some of these photos appeared in Ghost Hunting in Gold Country on my other blog.
Prismatic Identity and Character CreationI have a love/hate relationship with writing advice. I’m an editor. Even though I promise myself…View Post

Prismatic Identity and Character Creation

I have a love/hate relationship with writing advice. I’m an editor. Even though I promise myself…

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Portfolios: Why Every Writer Should Have One

Some people call them portfolios. Some people call them personal sites. Other people call them author pages. No matter what you call them, the first thing I do when I accept a submission is look for one. I’m always looking for people to interview, and…

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When Blogging Means Making A Terrible Choice

When Blogging Means Making A Terrible Choice —

I grew up on the Internet. I made my first website when I was eleven or twelve and started blogging on LiveJournal in 1999 when I was fourteen. I don’t say this to brag but only so that you understand what it means when I say that the Internet feels like…

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New Post! Creativity, Energy and Time —View Post

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