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I finally got around to researching and setting prices for all of the things I need/want to sell. These prices are as-is or best reasonable offer. I’m dealing locally only, unless I have known you for years or once lived near you. If you want pictures of the items, go to my Flickr account and click on the Selling Set. Below is the list:

Home Furnishings

Curtain Rods – 3 for $1

Three-Leg Table – $8

Picnic Basket w Plates – $10

Black TV Table – $5

Picture Frame – $8

Desklamp – $3

Music Equipment

Guitar Bag – $5

Tri-pod Mic Stand – $10

Fender Pro 185 AMP – $150

Fender Pro 185 Footswitch – $40

Ibanez G10 Bass – $180

Electronics

MAG 13in CRT – $10

Playstation 1 (Might Not Work/Was Replaced with another unit) – $5

Intel Pro 100 Adapter Network Card – $2

Elsa Gladiac MX AGP 32MB – $15

Diamond Stealth III S540 PCI 32MB – $10

Sound Blaster ISA Model CT 41701 – $10

2x256MB PC100 RAM – $30

Matrox G550 – $10

3x 64 MB RAM Micron Infineon – $15

Sound Blaster Live Drive – $5

3X 128MB RAM Centon2 NoName – $40

Books

Modern Classics of Fantasy by Gardner Dozois – $3

Storm Breaking by Mercedes Lackey – $3

Nancy Drew The Strange Message in the Parchment by Carolyn Keene -$3

The Hardy Boys Night of the Werewolf by Franklin W Dixon – $3

Nine Inch Nails by Martin Huxley – $3

Tell No One by Harlan Coben – $1

Brain Powered (VHS) – $1

Interactive English Writing – $25

Garage Band Cookbook by Dan Titus – $5

The Encyclopedia of Picture Chords by Leonard Vogler – $3

The Musicians Guide to Home Recording by Peter Mclan and Larry Wichman – $6

Jamsa CC++ Programmers Bible by Kris Jamsa – $10

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Digital Photography – $5

The Touring Musician by Hal Galper – $10

How to Make It in the Music Business by Robert Wolff – $7

El Sid by David Dalton – $3

3D Programming with C++ by John DeGoes – $40

Windows 98 Programming from the Ground up by Herbert Schildt – $1

The Book of Wizardry by Cornelius Rumstuckle – $1

Elven Blood by Andre Norton and Mercedes Lackey – $1

Mordred’s Curse by Ian McDowell – $1

Eldest by Christopher Paolini – $5

If you like something, leave a comment with your email in it. I moderate my comments, so I’ll grab your email and delete the comment so your email address isn’t published. Thanks.

Disclaimer: All items are provided AS-IS. I am not liable for any damage they may cause to your person or your equipment. No refunds, no returns. When coming to purchase, bring any equipment you need to test out the item. To the best of my knowledge, all items work, unless specifically noted otherwise, and I will disclose any problems with items when contacted.
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It’s been awhile since I’ve done anything with my WordPress blog. I’ve been so busy lately that my time on the computer is really only limited to working on projects and responding to email. I haven’t even gotten around to doing some of the things I’ve been meaning to do.Freelance Work

On Monday, I purchased the first game I’m reviewing and spent the last week playing through it, taking notes, and everything else needed to review it. I’m pretty satisfied with my review process but, like everything else, I’ll revise my method as I continue.

I spent a lot of my time this time around just taking notes on anything that popped up. I’ll revise that into a different approach for next time and note things in steps: Controls/Interface first, Story next, Graphics/Sound/Overall Polish last. Doing it this way will give me time to focus on the first thing you’ll notice when you play (besides graphics, which is how it plays), so on and so forth. We’ll see how that method works and revise it accordingly.

I feared that I wouldn’t have any time when I started doing freelance work but I find that there are more hours in my day than before. I think it’s mainly because I cut out all of the fat and stay focused on my projects, instead of drifting off and doing random things. I may be able to take on a few more freelance projects as I get further into freelancing as a career.

Comic Books

I’ve also been hard at work on my comic book series. I don’t know whether to say they’re comics or graphic novels or what have you but… visual storybook is too cumbersome. Whatever you want to call them, I’ve been devoting at least a far chunk of my time to writing.

Awhile back I decided to abandon writing out the panels and focus strictly on the dialogue. Once the dialogue is done, I’ll go back and do the panels. Thus far, Chapter 1 is complete and I’m taking a short break to let it mature. I’ll come back to it and revise what I’ve written and start fleshing out the panels the rest of the way.

This is definitely a story I’ll have to do in chunks, though, because of how large it is. I’d like to do 2 chapters per book (if it’s a graphic novel), as the first chapter in the arc will be the “gear up” and the second will be the climax. Either way, nothing will be set in stone or decided until I snag an artist interested in drawing for me… and that won’t happen until at least the second chapter is finished and ready to be paneled.

Other Projects

At the moment, I’m waiting on responses on “Ascendant Dream”, my first Crystalline Beauty novel. Until then, I’m not doing anything major with the series. Jen Lightfoot is working on Randel Gaylin’s portrait and I’m excited to see how that turns out. I might make some Emeraldwind wallpapers or icons.

I have a few short stories that I’m interested in writing and now that I’m done with the first chapter of the E.N.T.I.T.Y.O.X1 series, I’ll finish two of those before working on anything else. I’m pretty excited about them and I’m considering submitting them to magazines and podcasts, in the hopes of making a small bit of cash and getting some exposure. Of course, sharing the story is the ultimate ambition, but who wants to talk about that when FAME and FORTUNE are in the picture?

Other Real Life Matters

Taxes, taxes, taxes. I’m probably not getting as much back as I’d like to this year, unfortunately. I wasn’t really letting Uncle Sam have anymore than I’d let him take from me. I needed that money, and it helped us out a lot. I am excited about the rebate though. If it comes early enough, I might be able to start working on my office with some of the money.

I need to get around to actually selling this stuff that’s sitting in my storage area. I already photographed it and researched some of it… I just haven’t had any time to actually set up a craigslist listing for any of it. Not enough hours in the day and too many people/things that want my full attention for hours at a time. Maybe sometime this week I can whittle this list down without adding anything else to it.

Other than that, there’s not much else going on. Just trying to stay as productive as possible and not lose my mind. Well, I’m off to work on my review.

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By the end of this week, I’m going to post up a list (with pictures) of things I’m looking to sell. It’s time to clean house, so we’re getting rid of all the things we can think of that we don’t need or use. These sales are local only, but I may look at doing some shipping for the computer parts. If you’re in the Cincinnati area and you like what you see once I’ve put some things up, send me your phone number so I can give you a call and we can deal.

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