James "J" Mills

James "J" Mills

Freelance Writer - Business Consult

Writer, Editor, Photographer, Adventurer - Diverse background in travel, recreation & business mgmt, development, and marketing - F & NF Author - writes under the pen name James McV.

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Dredging Program Covers New Ground for MRA Regional Training

Article with photos published in Marina Dock Age magazine September/October 2016 edition

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Handling Electricity in a Marine Environment

Article with photos was published in Marina Dock Age magazine July/August 2016 edition

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First Annual 'California Boating Congress' Convenes at State Capital

Article with photos was published in Marina Dock Age magazine May/June 2016 edition

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"What's Hot & New" products review by J. Mills . . . May 2016 issue

As the EDITOR of Bay & Delta Yachtsman magazine, I also write the monthly New Products review column

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Marina Dock Age - 2015 MRA Conference

Article with photos covering the 2015 Marine Recreation Conference was published in Marina Dock Age magazine December 2015 edition

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It's Not Too Late to Attend the "California Boating Congress" Being Held in Sacramento on March 8, 2016

Another Press Release produced for the MRA in 2016

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Bay & Delta Yachtsman magazine

My first edition (February 2016) as the new EDITOR of the Bay & Delta Yachtsman magazine . . .

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MRA Announces NEW Name and Expanded Identity at 44th Annual Conference...

One of twelve Press Releases and Photos produced during my freelance coverage of the 2015 MRA Conference

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The MacGuffin


"Blizzard" is a fictional short story published in September 2015 under my pen name, James McV . . . An excerpt from the story published in the summer edition 2015 Vol. XXXI no. 3 of The MacGuffin, literary journal is included here...

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Winter Branches

My first published poem..... March 2015 in the Las Positas College Anthology, "Impressions"

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Greetings from San Blas

After a thirty hour single-handed voyage across the Sea of Cortez I arrived in the mainland Mexico village of San Blas.....

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Stockton Downtown Marina Grand Opening

The NEW Stockton Downtown Marina offers all of the best marina facilities and amenities on the California Delta....

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Are Business Principles and Politics Incompatible?

Originally published in "Writing from the Edge" Blog - November 2014

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Sustainable Marketing Begins and Ends with Product

Originally published in Park & Recreation Trades Magazine - August 2014 .......Developing and implementing an effective marketing strategy for park and recreation operations involves far more than just budgeting, designing, and planning your brochure printing, on-line media, and other advertising campaigns.

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Taxpayers Ripped-Off Again by GM IPO

Originally published in "Writing from the Edge" Blog - November 2010