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It’s That Time Again

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
Yes, it’s time for my annual Springtime Services Sale! From now through April 21, 2019 (that’s Easter Sunday, for those of you who celebrate), all edits on novel-length manuscripts will be 30% off…

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What We’re Planning

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
(Unless something horrible and unexpected leaps out of the bushes at us beforehand — which has, alas, been known to happen.) Anyway. We’re going down to be attending the Heliosphere sf/fantasy convention in…

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Talk About Your Toxic Work Environments

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
Back when I was first writing for publication, Jim Macdonald and I wrote a number of YA novels, mostly for book packagers (that was one of the entry points back then, before packagers…

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Featuring My Glorious Sister

Music Institute of Chicago Musicinst.org 847.905.1500 Joseph Haydn’s “The Creation” for soloists, choir, and chamber ensemble adapted by D. Wallenberg Sunday, March 17th, 3:00 pm Nichols Concert Hall 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL $15 adults | $10 seniors | $7 … Continue reading

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Peeve of the Day (or, Not Just Grammar Makes Me Peevish)

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
There’s a special kind of irritation I feel whenever somebody starts trying — earnestly and urgently — to tell me about some New! Amazing! and Probably Subversive! thing that I already know. It’s…

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Arisia, and What We Came Home To

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
It was a good Arisia, despite the many and varied problems the con experienced heading in to the occasion. Returning to the Park Plaza for a year was an exercise in nostalgia (was…

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The Unified Doyle and Macdonald Arisia Schedule

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
Or, where we’ll be and what we’ll be doing this coming weekend, while we’re attending the Arisia Science Fiction Convention at the Boston Park Plaza. My Panels: The Sidekick Lounge Cambridge     Sat 11:30…

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Kitchen Archaeology; or, The Return of the Lost Recipe

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
In our current quest to organize the kitchen, the other day I ordered a baker’s rack from Amazon†, and today we moved it into place. This involved relocating the bookshelf full of cookbooks…

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One More Day

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
A reminder:  My annual holiday sale of editorial and critique services ends at midnight on January 5th, 2019. (For the purposes of this sale, “midnight” is 2400 hours in either my time zone…

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2018 Is Drawing to a Close

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
And my annual holiday edit-and-critique sale has five more days to run.  From now through Twelfth Night (5 January 2019) , my usual rate for a standard-sized novel goes down from $1500 to…

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