Monthly Archives: July 2015

Marketing 103

This is a short post to record my decision to go with Amazon’s Marketing Sevices version of Google’s adwords. At any rate, that’s how I think about it. Blogging is a strange activity; you’re communicating with no  one in particular, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Free Book Reviews

Got your attention, did I? What got me thinking about this topic was the recent flap over Amazon’s rejection of a book review. There even appears to be a petition asking Amazon to change their policy in this regard. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , ,

The Font of Confusion

To begin, a definition — font : a receptacle for the water used in a baptism; a fount or source; a set of type of one particular face and size. One of the most difficult things for me as a self-published … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

Marketing 102

Beginning with a shameless plug for my book, not out yet but awaiting final approval — The Obeahman’s Dagger. You’ll understand that I had to do that. What’s a self-published writer with no marketing budget to do? But I have to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Sleepy Robots

Are we preparing the ground for the robotic takeover? We work impossible hours trying to keep up with the virtual city that literally never sleeps. Only a robot could cope with that schedule. I’m a science fiction writer mostly because … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , ,

Book Review: Blackbird Rising – A novel of the American Spirit

On June 17th 2015, nine people were shot dead in a church in Charleston, S.C.. The shooter was a young man who claimed that he was motivated by ethnic prejudice. Though it was first published six years ago, my reading … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,