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Convention Basics for Authors

Going to a convention for the first time as a vendor can be intimidating for an author. What do you bring? How will you take payment? How many books? What should the table look like? Signage? After attending about fifteen … Continue reading

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Half-Life HEV Suit Cosplay- Part 4

Please check out my other blogs on this project for more info and helpful stuff! Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Also do not forget to check out my YouTube channel where I will have more videos and info … Continue reading

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Half-Life HEV Suit Cosplay- Part 3

Please check out my other blogs on this project for more info and helpful stuff! Part 1, Part 2. Also do not forget to check out my YouTube channel where I will have way more videos and info on this … Continue reading

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Half-Life HEV Suit Cosplay- Part 2

Moving on from the research phase, and now entering production phase! Here is a video on my first missteps with the whole process. I also wanted to use these blogs as a way to post useful information and links for you … Continue reading

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Half-Life HEV Suit Cosplay- Part 1

I love Half-Life. When I was a girl, I’d watch my uncle play Half-Life and be mesmerized by it. Later, we’d play Half-Life 2 together. Then I played it myself, and all the episodes. I believe it to be an … Continue reading

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i can’t read good: how to respond to someone’s writing

If someone asked you to read something they wrote, a likely follow-up question is how you liked it or what you thought. “I liked it” or “I didn’t like it” is a popular, but horrifically inadequate response. If you’re even … Continue reading

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The Comedian: Suspenders, Holsters & Guns

Oh jeez, it’s Wednesday already!? As I sit here I realize I’ve been trying to do a blog once a week and, alas, today I had nothing profound or confrontational to write about. Then I decided you really wanted to … Continue reading

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The Blurb as a Passionate Kiss

I’m not an expert on writing my own blurbs (synopsis/ book description), so don’t expect to read mine and be wowed. However, my position as a reader of blurbs and critic of them, has instigated a few thoughts on how … Continue reading

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