This is the third in a series of posts about republishing works in the public domain. In the first post, “Respect the Work: Republishing Public Domain Works,” I described aspects of the process of republishing works in the public domain. In “Respect the Work: Shortcuts Used to Republish Public Domain Works” I described steps in, Read More

For 2012 NaNoWriMo, I signed up for NaNo Swap, where you agree to send small care packages to fellow WriMos. I got two swap buddies, both of whom won NaNo and both of whom sent endearing care packages. As part of the package I sent to them, I created a finger labyrinth with some, Read More

The first post of this series, “Respect the Work: Republishing Public Domain Works” called for those who republish materials in the public domain to honor the original author with an authentic, faithful reproduction of their work. The post was prompted by the controversy that arose over the inappropriate choice of cover model used in, Read More

A child of about eleven, garbed in a very short, tight, very ugly dress of yellowish-gray wincey. She wore a faded brown sailor hat and beneath the hat, extending down her back, were two braids of very thick, decidedly red hair.  (The reader first meets Anne Shirley, in Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy, Read More

From my facebook page, March 22, 2012: Dear Friends and Family, thank you all for your warm birthday greetings! I especially appreciate them this year. Not only is today my birthday, it is the first day of a new direction in my career. I am leaving the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and taking advantage, Read More

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