Staff blogs

  • ALongLook

    Web Matters

    By ALongLook in The Write Stuff

    There are hundreds, probably thousands, of web sites geared toward writers. They offer everything from writing tips, to insights into the publishing industry, to ways to quit procrastinating. All of them have free content and some offer expanded content for ...

  • WesBloomquist

    Rockets open preseason

    By WesBloomquist in The Spiral

    Although the television is snowy and I've been taking volleyball calls throughout the game, the Houston Rockets aren't looking too bad in their first preseason game of the year. From what I've seen Luis Scola looks to be the real ...

  • PEbner

    Sorenstam shows grace

    By PEbner in The world of golf

    Annika Sorenstam made a bold move this past week when she put her sport ahead of herself. How many other professional athletes in football, baseball or basketball would do that? Sorenstam did what she thought was best for the LPGA ...

  • AllisonMiles

    Patterned Paper Paranoia

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    You can't build a house without a foundation, and the same goes for scrapping. There's no way to build a page without having the paper to lay it out on. And while this might sound easy enough, it can sometimes be overwhelming. I've ...

  • ChrisCobler

    How should we moderate our online forums and blogs?

    By ChrisCobler in Your Advocate: an editor's blog

    We're thrilled by how you've responded to the changes on our Web site. Our primary goal was to make it easier to engage you in the site. Thank you for how you've responded. As we launch on this exciting experiment, ...

  • AllisonMiles

    Living in the past can be fun

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    I'll be the first to admit that I start sentences with "I remember..." much too often. I pour over photo albums and have been told on multiple occasions by one of my best friends that I live in the past. ...

  • AprillBrandon

    They tried to make me go to rehab

    By AprillBrandon in Pop Goes the Culture

    Although I feel I have accomplished a lot in my 26 years (not everyone can say they are the third runner up in the King of the Wing eating contest), apparently I am far behind in my achievements when compared to ...

  • mikeforman

    Another Crazy Day

    By mikeforman in Forman Flashes

    The craziness continues in college football. Hard to believe Stanford beat Southern Cal. LSU's proved it should be No. 1 by rallying to beat Flordia. Oklahoma overcame penalties and its special teams to beat Texas and Texas A&M saved Dennis ...

  • cjcastillo

    Geological discovery in Canyon Lake now open to the public

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Canyon Lake has been a popular Hill Country destination for many in Texas. Looks like it's about to get even more popular thanks to the opening of the Canyon Gorge today. With a waiting list of six months, it's going ...

  • AllisonMiles

    Time for a cool down

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    It's a question I've been asking myself since I decided on my blog topic: can crafts be young and cool? That's a separate question from whether I can be cool ... that verdict came back a long time ago and ...

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