Monthly Archives: February 2010

Fear of Reading?!?!? -by Izaakmak

This blog has evolved dramatically from what I was attempting to create when I transferred my blog from Blogger to WordPress just about a year ago. And at the risk of scaring off all my new readers who come here … Continue reading

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Should a Freelance Writer Provide his SSN to Clients?

While it’s normal to want writers to provide addresses or SSNs for tax purposes, you shouldn’t have to provide your Driver’s License ID number, bank details (unless you’re being paid by Direct Deposit), names of the members of your family, … Continue reading

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Writers Beware Program

These folks are wizards when it comes to digging up the dirt. Let’s all team up to support the Writers Beware Program and catch the plagiarists. -

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The Plato on-line Group at FaceBook

I have just created the Plato on-line Group at FaceBook and I invite everyone who’s interested in social media and writing to join me. I’m sure to give you great tips on the subjects. Thank you.

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Physical Anthropology/Human Bones in Forensics

One will notice that in crime fiction, forensics is always about human body parts, textile (including carpet) fibers, and just everything about what the victim or criminal touched. In Aaron Elkins’ “Icy Clutches”, it was specifically about human bones. In … Continue reading

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