City of Writers: A Weekly Newsletter

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The Seduction of Francesca Miller

My short story won third place at the Modesto Junior College Celebration of the Humanities Festival in May 2003. This is the first time I…

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The basics of enterprise blockchain

The distinctions between public and enterprise blockchain matter. Gain insight into those differences and what to consider when implementing the distributed ledger technology.

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10 blockchain quiz questions: Test your understanding

IT leaders are learning how to implement blockchain, a distributed ledger technology, within their organizations. Use this blockchain quiz to test the depth of your…

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3 disruption planning ideas CIOs can use

Discover how a focus on three areas -- cybersecurity, employee experience and proactive management -- can help CIOs plan for and better manage disruptions.

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Life is a Highway

Marcel Proust once wrote, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” I originally wrote this as…

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Red Rock Canyon

The Joshua trees are brown now, the color of the grains of sand that rise up to meet their fibrous skeletons. Red Rock Canyon, my…

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Come Together (2011)

I directed the short film Come Together for Atomic Cocktail Entertainment. It's a romantic comedy/satire highlighting technology and social media's overuse in today's world. We…

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StorySLAM: Home

A “StorySLAM” is a celebration of words and experiences that shape and define who we are. Las Vegas community members were invited to share their…

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Raconteuse Radio: A Creative Writing Podcast

Raconteuse Radio is a podcast that celebrates the oral delivery of the written word. We celebrate creative writing in all of its forms.

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Las sergas de Esplandián

I won a special staff selection for my poem - Las sergas de Esplandián - at the 2019 Helen Stewart Poetry Contest. Edward Everett Hale…

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Little Lady Love: A Moving Storyboard

I submitted Little Lady Love: A Moving Storyboard as my final project for Women and Literature. I retold the story of "The Bloody Chamber" by…

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Seven Sins of the Sisters

I created Seven Sins of the Sisters as my final creative project for Outlaw Genres: U.S. Third World Women's Autobiography. It combined photography and music…

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