Monthly Archives: October 2008

Happy Halloween! Stories for the Wee Folk from the D.O.A. Vault

From deep in the D.O.A. kiddie book vault (I’ve kept all of my son’s kids books, except for a very few–shhh don’t tell him–that were torturous to read aloud–ack its one thing to read a great book 100 plus times, … Continue reading

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D.O.A. Recommends All the Sad Words by Bill Crider

I’m always looking for a good new series, and I will sometimes read the latest one, then if I like the characters, I’ll go back and start the series with book one, methodically reading them in order. Reading book fifteen … Continue reading

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Who are you? The Jung Typology Test

In keeping with my Test Day Theme (Star Wars Characters on my games blog and What Flower are you on the garden blog…so many blogs, so little time!) here is a test which says it is based on Carl Jung’s … Continue reading

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D.O.A.’s Current Reading Pile

Now that I’m done with my class I can return to my nice pile of to-be-read books (in no order, except I’m three fourths of the way through Of all sad words): Of all sad words by Bill CriderHow to … Continue reading

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D.O.A.’s Mystery Class Part Two: Out on the Web

Part two of the mystery class used Novelist and What do I Read Next as well as local and national sites that will help lead readers to new mystery authors. Here, in their rough hewn form, are the class notes: … Continue reading

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D.O.A.’s Mystery Class Outline

By some miracle I successfully gave a mystery class last week that has taken up all my loose grey cells, thus no posts. I’m including the outline here because I think it could be easily adapted to other mystery sub-genres … Continue reading

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Skull a day keeps the boredom away

Thanks to Carol the Reader for catching Martha Stewarts show yesterday and getting the scoop on the Skull-a-day web site! Talk about D.O.A. Skeletal Heaven. They have skull t-shirts, 3-D Puzzles, Skull song and art contests, a dance contest with … Continue reading

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