I self-publish as a means to teach myself new skills and topics. The following is an expansion on one section of that mission statement, organized around the mistakes I made and how I fixed them. My self-publishing began in 1979. Most of those items are lost. My mistake with the work from 1979 to the beginning [...]
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Welcome to the Easter Challenge! Our panel of experts – Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and our Mystery Guest – have two thousand years to give consistent answer to simple questions about the resurrection of Christ. No proof is required, only consistent answers. Our questions are prepared by Dan Baker, author of Losing Faith in Faith. [...]
[This review of OVO 20 JUVEN(a/i)LIA is reprinted with permission from Good Reads.] I started mail networking in the fall of 1978 when I was 25. I’d gotten a list of names & addresses from my friend Cathy Gayhardt wch I later realized had been at least partially provided to her by “Blaster” Al Ackerman. [...]
Lisa Loving: ‘Portland Memorials’ Lists City Histories Depicted in Park Benches, Fountains, and More
Portland writer Trevor Blake’s book, Portland Memorials, is a compilation of historical markers to be found by walking through the downtown area. Sound simple? Consider that the author must at some points have practically crawled on his hands and knees to transcribe dates and names from the thousands of “plaques, buildings, statues, benches and fountains” [...]
Rev. Stang: Dr. Onan Canobite sent two self-published books, one a best-of from his OVO zine and one about the monuments and plaques of Portland Oregon, his town, which he loves, having grown up in Knoxville TN. See also: Church of the SubGenius.