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255 (January 2003)

"ANYONE WHO EVER MISSED LUNCH KNOWS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO CROSS SYRTIS MAJOR WITHOUT PROVISIONS AND OTHER EXTRAPOLATIONS" by Mark J. McGarry
"A POST MODERN EDITOR CRITIQUES THE BIBLE" by Richard Fielding
"MY PLOT TRIALS" by Alan Bradbury
"Writing Tip : Winter '02/'03 BADGE AND HANDCUFFS: WRITING WITH AUTHORITY" by Hilari Bell
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--TALKING IT AWAY VS. SEARCH TALK" by Varda One
"UNICORNS Part 4: Abyrne Deor" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"QUEENS PRIESTESSES AND PHARAOHS, WOMEN OF ANCIENT EGYPT VIII" by Karen L. Kobylarz
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--LIVING ALOUD" by Varda One
"DATA BANK -- Flight - Ancient and Future" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter

256 (February 2003)

"A WEEK AT VIABLE PARADISE: A WORKSHOP DIARY, DAY ONE" by Barbara Friend Ish
"WILL'S SURE-FIRE, GUARANTEED, EASY-TO-FOLLOW, FOUR-STEP METHOD TO WRITING YOUR VERY OWN SCIENCE FICTION OR FANTASY NOVEL" by Will Kalif
"FIVE GOOD REASONS FOR A PSEUDONYM" by Deborah Fredericks
"EXOSOLAR PLANETS AND YOU" by Ron Vitale
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--FLO = FOR LOVE ONLY" by Varda One
"THE ICE PICK (review of WRITING AS ADVENTURE: A WRITER'S COMPANION, by Varda One)" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"E-MAIL: KEEP IT SIMPLE NOT ALL E-MAIL PROGRAMS ARE BILINGUAL" by Deborah J. Lightfoot
"DATA BANK -- T. Rex Information" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter

257 (March 2003):

"WHAT WORKS IN SCIENCE FICTION WRITING" by G. Miki Hayden
"NO EXPERIENCE, NO PUBLICATION -- NO PUBLICATIONS, NO EXPERIENCE: SUGGESTIONS FOR OVERCOMING THIS CATCH-22" by Hildy Silverman
"VIABLE PARADISE: A WORKSHOP DIARY, DAY TWO" by Barbara Friend Ish
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--MINIMUM SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR WRITERS" by Varda One
"DATA BANK -- Many Moons" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter
"THE ICE PICK (review of SPACE TRAVEL, by Ben Bova with Anthony R. Lewis)" by Diana Carolyn Ice

258 (April 2003):

"THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR 1: Different Calendars Used" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"VIABLE PARADISE: A WORKSHOP DIARY, DAY THREE" by Barbara Friend Ish
"ODYSSEY & WRITING WORKSHOPS" by Paula Guran
"Writing Tip : Spring '03 BEATING THE EVIL TV: The Most Valuable Tip I'll Ever Give You--and It's Short, Too!" by Hilari Bell
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--MINIMUM SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR WRITERS, Part 2" by Varda One
"WRITING TECHNIQUES" by Gerald Childers
"THE ICE PICK (review of HOW FICTION WORKS : THE LAST WORD ON WRITING FICTION FROM BASICS TO FINE POINTS, by Oakley Hall)" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"DATA BANK -- Stars Non-Hollywood Types" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter

259 (May 2003):

"WHY SCIENCE FICTION PROS ATTEND THE CONS" by G. Miki Hayden
"THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR Part 2: Celebrating" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"VIABLE PARADISE: A WORKSHOP DIARY DAY FOUR" by Barbara Friend Ish
"I BROKE THE ICE: MY FIRST SALE" by Timothy B. Brommer
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--EDITORS: FUN TO PLAY WITH" by Varda One
"DATA BANK -- Rule, Britannia" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter

260 (June 2003):

"MY YEAR IN A CYBERGROUP" by Fran B. Giuffre
"VIABLE PARADISE: A WORKSHOP DIARY DAY FIVE" by Barbara Friend Ish
"THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR Part 3: New Year's Day to Palm Sunday" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--QUANTITY AND CONSISTENCY" by Varda One
"THE INTERNET IS MIGHTIER THAN THE PEN" by J. D. Carroll
"DATA BANK -- Tidal Wave!" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter

261 (July 2003):

"ANATOMY OF A HARP" by Phyllis Fishbein
"VIABLE PARADISE: A WORKSHOP DIARY DAY SIX" by Barbara Friend Ish
"THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR Part 4: Maundy Thursday to Easter" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"WRITING TIP : SUMMER '03 Writing the Other: writing from the viewpoint of the opposite gender" by Hilari Bell
"TAKING STOCK: REJECTION AND HOPE" by Ron Vitale
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--ATTRACTION, NOT PROMOTION" by Varda One/V.M./V.R.M./Anonymous, et.al
"THE ICE PICK (review of WORLDS OF WONDER: HOW TO WRITE SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY, by David Gerrold)" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"THE REFERENCE SHELF (review of THE COMIC TOOLBOX: HOW TO BE FUNNY EVEN IF YOU'RE NOT, by John Vorhaus)" by Andrew Rey

262 (August 2003):

"FINDING AN AGENT" by S.R.Howen
"AMATEUR NEED NOT EQUAL UNPROFESSIONAL" by Hildy Silverman
"THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR Part 5: Hock-day to Holy Rood Day (May 3)" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"PRESERVING THE PEARLS" by J. D. Carroll
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--UNCOMMON WORDS" by Varda One
"DATA BANK -- Tidbits" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter

263 (September 2003):

"The Writing of STAR DRAGON" by Mike Brotherton
"THOUGHTS ON COLLABORATING, EDITING, AND CRITIQUING" by Julie Czerneda
"THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR Part 6: Rogation Sunday to Corpus Christi" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"ON FIREWALLS" by Bob Blumenfeld
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--ORIGINALITY: PART 1" by Varda One
"THE ICE PICK (review of SOMETIMES THE MAGIC WORKS: LESSONS FROM A WRITING LIFE, by Terry Brooks)" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"DATA BANK -- Potpourri" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter

264 (October 2003):

"The Selling of STAR DRAGON" by Mike Brotherton
"HOW TO USE FICTION TO EXPLAIN ABSTRACT CONCEPTS" by Richard Fielding
"THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR Part 7: St. Barnabas’ Day to Lammas (June 11-Aug. 1)" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--ORIGINALITY 2: MIDNIGHT LUNCH" by Varda One
"BOYS: NOT EVEN HUMAN" by Alan Bradbury
"DATA BANK -- How's the Weather Up There?" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter

265 (November 2003):

"THE LEAST YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT OUTLINING YOUR STORY, Outlining before you begin writing may make the difference between a powerful story with depth, or a mediocre tale; a paycheck, or a rejection letter" by Joe Massucci
"BOUNCING BACK" by Andrew Rey
"WORLD BUILDING: MAPS = PLOT" by Timothy B. Brommer
"THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR Part 8: St. Laurence’s Day to Michaelmas (Aug. 10-Sept. 29)" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--FEAR OF FAILING" by Varda One
"WHY WE WRITE" by M. T. McPherson

266 (December 2003):

"THE MEDIEVAL CALENDAR Part 9: St. Faith's Day to Martinmas (Oct. 6-Nov. 11)" by Diana Carolyn Ice
"WRITING TIP : FALL '03 THE ART AND NECESSITY OF CRITIQUE: Part 1--How to Find (or Create) a Writers' Critique Group" by Hilari Bell
"ADVENTURES IN MARKETING--MY WAY" by Varda One
"DATA BANK -- Extreme Weather" by Bob Blumenfeld and David Carter

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