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writer (13 books and counting), editor, college professor, and Democratic Town Committee member in New England. Most recent books are fantasy novels The Green Lion and The Golden Thorns ( and

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Diaries published: 26 (2632 days since last diary on Wed Mar 12, 2008 at 10:13 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 699 (1486 days since last comment on Mon May 02, 2011 at 09:03 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 594

Total Comment Ratings: 2543

Most Recommended Diary: A Kossack's Guide to Book Publishing - part 2 [updated], 71 comments, 45 recommends

People Following Swordsmith: 178

Swordsmith's Most Recent Diaries:

As many of you know(or used to before the Publishing for Kossacks series went on hiatus), I'm a writer and editor, but I'm also a regular program participant and sometime organizer ...
by Swordsmith
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2008 at 10:13 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
I'm a member of a Democratic Town Committee in rural northeast Connecticut. (Yes, I know that sounds like the opening to a Penthouse Letter, but please bear with me.) By last month, we finally hit a ...
by Swordsmith
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2007 at 11:22 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I posted another version of this a few weeks ago, but since the convention is coming up in just a couple of weeks I wanted to remind people. Hopefully I'll see lots of you there at the meet & ...
by Swordsmith
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Mar 03, 2007 at 04:03 PM PST with 15 Recommends
As many of you know, I'm a writer and editor, but for the last five years I've also volunteered to run the program at Lunacon , the New York ...
by Swordsmith
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri Feb 02, 2007 at 10:30 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Dialogue We’re all talkers, right? Most of us are, anyway. We know what a conversation should sound like, even if there’s no sound involved. (As the Gallaudet students recently ...
by Swordsmith
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Dec 26, 2006 at 01:48 PM PST with 38 Recommends
by Swordsmith
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Nov 04, 2006 at 04:54 PM PST with 17 Recommends

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