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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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