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Find duplicate records with a query

Duplicate data often creeps in when multiple users add data to the database at the same time or if the database wasn’t designed to check for duplicates. 122 more words


State of the Querying Union

So I woke up this morning to the best news of my life – a full request from one of the best literary agents in the industry, someone who I never in my wildest dreams would imagine being granted the pleasure of sending my materials too.   576 more words

Creative Writing

When Authorial Intentions Go Awry

I’m actively trying to find a home for my second novel, Dead Muse Wake. So far, I’ve had two requests for the full manuscript and one request for a partial. 328 more words


Grappling with the Tease

Where Words Live

We are editing Women of the Oak Savannahs. I’ll miss the syntactical twists that must be removed, the favorite phrase that has to go. 208 more words


What is a black hole?

A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not get out. The gravity is so strong because matter has been squeezed into a tiny space. 52 more words


Compiled Elevator Pitches

Happy Saturday evening everyone! Tonight I’ve compiled my elevator pitches for the four novel manuscripts that I’ve written thus far in my writing career. I thought I would open up tonight with a discussion about each one and ask for your thoughts and opinions. 333 more words

Young Adult

All About the Story

Imagine you’re 15 and your undocumented immigrant mother has told you that the family is running away, again. You shove everything into a trash bag, and help your little sister do the same. 191 more words