Down the Cell Hole

Blackberry for a good number of years was an industry giant,  owning the market for businesses because of their simple interface and dominating the email needs.  Then the giant went to sleep.  Choosing not to fight against Apple's iPhone or the newest androids, Blackberry rolled over and showed it's belly. This was a sad day [...]

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Imitation and Flattery: The Myth

I've been stewing.  The best way for an author to work things out is to write.  So here I am.  There are many categories of authors out there.  Today I'd like to talk about two of them. There are authors that are in this for vanity; recognition, money, attention, etc. And there are authors that [...]

Get Right The Hell Out

I'm sorry up front for the adult rating of this post.  I'm preparing everyone now of my near ballistic rant.  Exit stage left if this isn't your cup of tea. Gwyneth Paltrow endorses a 15k gold sex toy.  Are you (bleep)ing kidding me?  This is the same woman that couldn't last on her challenge to [...]

Stop Putting Your Books On The Dollar Menu

There's nothing more frustrating than seeing an author in so much angst to get readers, they price all their work for 99 cents.  All of it.  Or they price it for way below market value.  I cannot stress this enough so please pay attention. If you don't put value in your own work, what do [...]