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Bibliography appears below the book trailers.  Bibliography Selected awards & honors The Swing: Poems of Fatherhood: Uncial Press, 2008 EPIC winner for Best Poetry Collection. “Contact is Everything”: Honorable mention in Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror 19. “Magic”: Best of the Net selection, 2006.

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Dick Claassen, author/musician Under the direction of master flautist and instructor Dick Claassen, PlayFolkInstruments.com is dedicated to increasing  accessability to the Native American flute. Dick has penned several instruction books on learning and playing the Native American flute, banjo, and ukulele, the

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Put my experience to work for you! With four decades of experience in every facet of the publishing industry—writing, editing, layout, design, finished product—I can assist you in making your current project the best it can be. If you need

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Great reading, good music ~ no more, no less   Five-time Year’s Best short fiction Four-time Year’s Best “honorable mention” short fiction EPIC Year’s Best Poetry Collection Now Available:  Native American Flute Craft, an in-depth, workbench manual for crafting the Native American flute in all its forms, perfect

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The Depressing, Suicidal Days of Winter—Really?

The days grow dim and nights stretch long. Ads inundate the airwaves with buy, buy, buy, home-for-the-holidays, and expectations of family gatherings. No one escapes the bombardment of images and the 483,231 versions of “I’ll be Home for Christmas.” No

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Samuel Montgomery-Blinn is the publisher/editor of the extraordinary magazine Bull Spec. Recently, I contributed to the magazine’s web-column, The Hardest Part, where authors contribute articles on the “hardest part” in bringing their latest books to publication. Contributing to the column

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“I’ll be Fine”: Empathy through Experience

The cashier’s eyes widen as a faint, embarrassed smile blossoms. Even though she won’t ask the obvious question, she can’t stop looking. Outside, the guy passing us on the sidewalk rubbernecks for a full view. And the two women in

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