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Another gratuitious swipe at the online vampiric community

I don’t usually read mundane advice columns. I’m always suspicious of the veracity of the letters and the advice generally ranges from “calculated to preserve the conventional status quo” to downright dangerous and bad. For example, I’ve seen people in … Continue reading

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Oh, look, someone chewed me out!

When ignorant little young people write to me and chew me out, I’m going to post their letters here on this blog, with my comments. Here is an e-mail I just received, reproduced exactly: Shame on you! {Hello to you, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sundays with Vlad

Paul Bibeau, Sundays with Vlad (978-0-307352778-1)Three Rivers Press, 2007Paperback, 292 pages, $13.95Available on Amazon.com and in bookstores One thing I can confidently say about Sundays with Vlad is that it is completely unpretentious. Author Paul Bibeau’s previous published writing consists … Continue reading

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"Paper Sang" posting on YouTube

I discovered via the VCMB messageboard that a person going by the name of LilyCerise is posting a series of short, very simple videos (they’re sort of like animated Power Point presentations really–the author does not appear in them) about … Continue reading

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Mortal Touch, the first novel from By Light Unseen Media, has just “hit the street” as they say in the biz–well, it’s hit my kitchen floor, anyway, five boxes full, many of which are now going out for reviews, complimentary … Continue reading

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From Shadowed Shelves bookstore has been updated for the summer–we are now up to an incredible 552 titles, even without subsidy press books, “Buffy” tie-in books, gaming books and YA or juvenile fiction. I remain mystified at the drop-off in … Continue reading

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Bookstore updated for the holiday season

I’ve completed an update of the From Shadowed Shelves online bookstore, just in time for the holiday season. I caught a few errors and typos left over from the major re-design I did at the beginning of September, and I … Continue reading

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I should have continued making posts here, but I’ve been more in an information-collecting stage–and the holidays have intervened. I’m doing a lot of research and information-gathering for the articles which will be the next major additions to the website … Continue reading

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I lied…

…now I’ve got the flippin’ template straightened out. I’ve revised the site banner, so if anyone reading this has a copy of it on their site for a banner list or exchange, you’ll need to download the new version. I’ll … Continue reading

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I finally got the template straightened out–it’s probably working better than I deserve, given the seat-of-the-pants hatchet job I did slapping it together. I do appreciate the flexibility that Blogger.com gives users in customizing their blogs. Other blog servers make … Continue reading

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