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The Road to Becoming a Published Author

When I tell people I’m a published author I get a lot of questions. Some are the most common are about how to pursue publishing a novel. 801 more words

I'm Just a Mail Order Bride: On Querying Agents

Sometimes being an author rules–I can show up for work in my play clothes, take a dance break when my brain gets tired, and go to the bathroom whenever I want. 399 more words


Optimizing Vertica Queries (part 1)

Below is a typical Query :


FROM drvr_table1 Tx

JOIN event_data ent ON ent.acct_id = Tx.acct_id

JOIN drvr_table2 ON UPPER(ent. prfx_cd) =    UPPER(drvr_table2.1_key_txt) 638 more words


PowerCLI: SAN Usage Report

Okay, today I have been tasked to find out where all of our storage has gone and because this SAN LUN is shared between a multiple of systems I have decided to generate the report based on Folder size within the LUN. 172 more words


Review of the 8.55 Query Class

I’ve recently recieved the Oracle Query Reporting 8.55 Course to prep so thought I would share what’s new and what’s different.

  • The course is now 3 days and just deals with the Query tool (at 8.53 there was one day introducing…
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Fail like a M*F* boss

I finally heard back from an agent who had my manuscript. Rejected. The bottle of Moet and Chandon must wait for another day to be popped. 392 more words


The Blessing of Form Rejections #amquerying

I recently started to query agents seeking representation for a novel I wrote (sorry, no details right now). While new to the querying process, I’m not new to writing or, thus, rejection. 412 more words