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Ask me a question

I like to ask questions. (In fact, you can buy a book with 500 of them and follow my Twitter feed to get a daily Table Topics question.) Now, I’d like to get questions from you. Ask me anything about the subjects in my blog, including my books, independent publishing, technical and creative writing, communications, …

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So, what happened to your Web site?

I’ll let my hosting company explain why my Web site hasn’t been available the past few days: Your…webspace has been attacked by criminals. As a consequence of this attack, your webspace has been misused to send Spam. Just as criminals like these have made lots of things nowadays inconvenient or frustrating, I had to make …

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All Apologies

UPDATE: It looks like I fixed the 404 problem. Please let me know if you encounter any broken links. And a tip for you WordPress Webmasters, when you set permissions for .htaccess, use octal 777 instead of 666. And back up your files before you change them. <facepalm/> Thanks to the posters on the WordPress.org …

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Two years as a Little League President

The following is a guest column I wrote for my brother Randy’s blog, The Heirloom. After two years as a Little League president, I look at baseball from a different viewpoint. When I see the grounds crew dragging the fields at Angel Stadium, I think about how many bags of Turface we had to order …

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2010 Parody: Playing Farmville

Time again for me to write a year-end parody. Here’s my taken on 2010…