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New York City is Not for Me

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As I sat down to write this, my first inclination was to trash New York City. “I hate it here!” I’d say. Then I remembered that’s ridiculous. I’ve barely been out of Manhattan in the five or six times that I’ve been here for Affiliate Summit East (as I am now). Okay, then. “I hate Manhattan! I’m over it!” I’d say. Then I remembered that I’ve barely been out of Times Square, really.

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New in the Library: Ocean Mist of the Mountain

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“What you have to understand is that fairies don’t want to hurt anyone.”

One fairy decides that might not be the best policy. New in the library is a short story, just over a thousand words, starring a fairy called Ocean Mist who lives on a mountain. This young fairy worries that she’ll lose her tree when the big folk get too near. She doesn’t want to lose her home, thank-you-very-much, and decides to take rather unfairy-like measures.

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Three Weeks With the Fire HD 8 (7th Generation)

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As I’ve resolved to write more frequently, so have I resolved to read more frequently. And I’ve done something that only a few years ago, I would have sworn I’d never do: I bought a Kindle. That’s it, right there in the picture. I’ve owned it for nearly three weeks now. Specifically, it’s the Fire HD 8, which I understand is not technically a “Kindle”, but bear with me. I have my reasons.

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Neil Gaiman in Houston: He Speaks as Well as He Writes

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This is not a review. For one thing, I’m not a reviewer; I do not review things (at least, not well). For another, reviewers get their reviews out on the evening of an event or the day following. Neil Gaiman, in Houston, spoke to a crowd of 2,600 at the Brown Theater at the Wortham Center last Saturday, and today is not Sunday.

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Twitter Changed… I Just Don’t Know Exactly When

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I quit Twitter in 2013. Right around the same time that I stopped podcasting and blogging, I ditched the social network. I’d been using it almost religiously since May 2007. I had racked up more than 14,500 tweets. A couple of months ago, guilted into it by The Bossman, I started using it again. Only… something was different. Twitter changed when I wasn’t looking.