Year: 2012

David Baker’s Guide to What Gun People Believe

Much has been said about guns and gun laws in the United States since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The Obama administration is already accelerating its plans for tightening gun laws on a federal

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Chum for the Shark

If you’ve never heard of “Query Shark,” don’t be surprised. It’s a blog with a readership that’s limited to hopeful authors who want to get published. Unpublished writers send their book queries, and the “shark” (as well as readers) provide

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The Energy Argument

My friend Doran Barton posted the following link on his Facebook page: http://justonly.com/physci/ps107/pdfs/LLNLUSEnergy2010.pdf One of his friends, who is very obviously a liberal, made the following comment: “Let’s move away from stupid, dirty energy resources that were first developed over

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70,000 Big Ones

Well, not BIG ONES. Words, actually. Some of them are small, while others are a bit longer. Just passed the 70,000 word mark on the current novel in progress. The draft is currently just over 250 pages, double-spaced in 12-point

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Robo-Nipples and My Buddy JB

Last Thursday I drove from Phoenix to Salt Lake City. Early in the trip, I noticed that my manual transmission was getting harder and harder to shift. I would have to use some real muscle to go from 5th to

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