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The joy of primary sources

If you’ve done research, you’re familiar with primary sources. Reading first-hand accounts, viewing artifacts, and visiting the places you write about can help you bring a story to life. As I cleaned out our garage recently, I came across some of my old Amiga stuff. One was an issue of Amiga World magazine that published a …

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Technology and “adult entertainment”

The following post contains adult themes and links to NSFW content. When I went to my first CES in 1984, I heard stories of an “Adult Entertainment Pavilion.” I didn’t go because I had booth duty and mixed feelings about “adult entertainment” because of my father. My hornier coworkers came back with excited tales of …

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The latest, latest on Amiga

I admit that I’ve been wishy-washy about how I want to publish Amiga. I believe in independent publishing, but I also seek the validation of being selected by a publisher. So, I submitted Amiga to a publisher. A rejection? OK, I’ll publish it myself. Wait, another publisher is accepting submissions? OK, I’ll submit it to them. No …

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Commerce or art?

As I prepare Amiga to publish independently, I’ve been watching videos and reading articles to learn the best way to make a book marketable. At the same time, I’m crafting Amiga into a work I can be proud of. It’s my expression of the history of the computer industry and how I see the world today. …

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What’s new with Amiga

First, thanks to all of you who read and reviewed Amiga in the Inkitt novel writing contest. I got good feedback and learned a lot from the experience. My goal is to get Amiga in the hands of everyone who wants to read it. (Of course, royalties are nice.) So, I’m looking for other opportunities to …

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