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Cover design process for Heartwood: a personal woodcarver’s reference

Heartwood: a personal woodcarver’s reference  is the first book in the Homeostasis Press catalog which was solely my responsibility. Our Dad, Ted Merrill, as patriarchal publisher, had a say in all the other books, even Lessons from Pond Scum, published … Continue reading

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It’s a Cover Reveal! The latest from Homeostasis Press

My father’s last book is finally making its way into the world. This work had its start in the 1970s when our family moved to Vermont and Ted Merrill had access to an abundant supply of local hardwoods for the … Continue reading

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Grateful: Opportunity, Gift and Celebration

We almost lost my Dad at Thanksgiving in 2006. A blown heart valve left undetected during a bypass surgery the year before was in full failure mode and he was given a 30% chance of survival into the next month. … Continue reading

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Grateful: Bounty

I’ve been writing – quite a lot – until this past week, when some publishing business and some family business took me away from the manuscript for a bit. What has happened in that time out and about is so … Continue reading

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Grateful: a new adventure

I’ve talked a fair amount on this blog about the publishing company my Dad established several years ago. After his death last year, it became mine, but not all at once, and not without quite a lot of work on … Continue reading

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