Category Archives: WTFO?

Monday Musings: On Writing

If this is a writers Blog, why don’t you write about writing? So goes the sixty-four thousand dollar question, which I was asked over this past weekend for about the sixty-four thousandth time. Simple answer? I’m too busy…. and that really … Continue reading

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Just My Pure Dumb Luck

“We’re playing Author Tag, and you’re it.”  My reaction? Yeah, right… like I have time to play when my world is crumbling and crashing down around me. When the fate of the free world, not to mention several deadlines are … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Is A Stinker

Chapter 2: Redo Fphen, Scriptmistress The bell in the city watch tower began to toll seven when Redo Fphen took her place, laying before her an array of pinned pages. She took a drink from a large mug with the … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Goes Social

There’s been a lot of talk lately about where the partition lies between personal and professional communication.  Social Media has blurred the lines, and for better or worse, Facebook has become the testing ground. A union representing employees at a New York … Continue reading

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Mondays Musings

A recent article on eWeek about Google paying for well-researched problems with its Chrome browser got me thinking about the appalling state of eBooks these days. From their atrocious spelling and grammatical errors to the kluged-together plots, to story-lines that seem cut and pasted from a half-dozen different … Continue reading

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Friday Fish Wrap: What They Say, What They Mean

Welcome to the return of The Friday Fish Wrap. In case you haven’t seen the new Google Service Agreement, it states: “Our Services display some content that is not Google’s. This content is the sole responsibility of the entity that makes it … Continue reading

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The State-Of-The-State-Of-The-Industry: A Year In Turmoil

From the viewpoint of writers, agents and publishers, 2011 could honesty be defined as A Year in Turmoil! It was definitely the year that electronic books (eBooks) came into-their-own as a successful commercial media format. It was also the year … Continue reading

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