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Magebane marketing

New American Library (under whose umbrella my publisher DAW Books falls) has distributed its catalogue to booksellers for its October releases, which include Magebane. This image shows the relevant page. The text reads: Four centuries ago, Magic was banished from the land… that May be about to change. Four centures ago, the world changed. A …

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The saga of WD-40

[podcast]https://edwardwillett.com/wp-content/upLoads//2009/07/WD-40.mp3[/podcast] For as long as I can remember, we’ve had WD-40 around our house, and I’m quite sure I’m not alone in that experience: most houses contain a can somewhere. But I’d never really thought about it, or even why it was called what it’s called, until this week, when I read the New York …

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Download the audio version.Get my science column weekly as a podcast. *** There’s been a lot of attention paid to the movies this past week due to the various awards handed out between old clips of previous awards being handed out that aired on TV Sunday night. Which got me thinking about the food that …

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Is today a good day to ask for a raise?

Download the audio version.Get my science column weekly as a podcast. **** As a full-time freelancer, I’m in the enviable position of being on intimate terms with my employer. “I need a raise,” I tell myself. “Sure,” I always reply. Of course, then I get all heavy-handed and I’m-in-charge-here and say hurtful things like “So …

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I are a group

No, not a groupie–a group. Specifically, a Facebook group. In my ongoing quest to try to get anyone, anyone at all, to buy any (or all) of my books, I’ve decided to try setting up a Facebook group to which I’ll post writing news. Yeah, I know, that’s what I do here, but I have …

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