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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Theodor Seuss Geisel, more affectionately known as Dr. Seuss, was born on March 2, 1904. According to one biography, it was The Cat in the Hat, written as a children’s primer containing 220 vocabulary words, that made Dr. Seuss a household name. But like … Continue reading

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The Easy Way to Use Word 2016

Using Word 2016? Perhaps you’ve watched videos to learn how to set tab stops, create tables, and format a Word document. Maybe you’ve even taken a class where you muddled through the 1,000+ page textbook. You’ve mastered the skills and … Continue reading

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Dorothy Parker

I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to Dorothy Parker through a private collection that is being put up for sale. Parker (1893 – 1967) came to fame in the 1920s writing book reviews, poetry, and short fiction for The New … Continue reading

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Playbills Anyone?

I am listing a private collection which includes 200 or so Playbills from 1935 – 1990. I will eventually add several to my Bookstore page listings, but I am happy to answer individual inquiries. If you or someone you know is a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Pi

Pi (π) is the circumference of a circle divided by its diameter. This ratio is always the same, for every circle of every size. And it has an infinite number of decimal places. π is used for calculations involving diameter, volumes … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Suess!

Theodor Suess Geisel, more affectionately known as Dr. Suess, was born on March 2, 1904. According to one biography, it was The Cat in the Hat, written as a children’s primer containing 220 vocabulary words, that made Dr. Suess a household name. But like … Continue reading

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Johannes Gutenberg

The cover for A Guide to Self-Publishing for CreateSpace On-Demand and Kindle eBook features a lines art rendering of the Gutenberg Press. The idea of using such an image came to mind as soon as I began contemplating the cover design for my upcoming … Continue reading

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Some Interesting New Stats About the Publishing World

“…The rosy dawn of self-publishing is over – it’s now a serious business and we are in competition with traditional industry professionals who won’t necessarily play fair. They see themselves as the legitimate land-owners and ourselves as the barbarian hordes.” … Continue reading

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The Jadeite Cat

NASA is accepting applications from companies that want to mine the moon (phys.org). Moon mining consists of extracting minerals, helium 3 (rare on Earth but great for the production of cleaner energy), and other rare earth elements, especially those used for electronics. Similarly, … Continue reading

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THREADS Pinterest Page

THREADS is now on Pinterest. Its pins show some of the inspiration behind the book. Hope you enjoy!  

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