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Monday Musings: Baked And Overloaded

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again:   The problem with self-publishing is: too many books are published too soon. Count my voice as just one amongst many across the publishing world that continue to advise self-publishers to … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: And Another Thing

The Gods We Pray To? Writers tend to invoke a variety of deities, and not just “the one, all seeing, almighty” during the course of a writing day. We pray for Wisdom, to know what to write that will get … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap: Fails The Turing Test

Touring Turing Take a spin around the World Wide Web today and tomorrow and you’ll see many different posts about the amazing yet far too short life of Alan Mathison Turing. The Alan Turing Year: 2012 marks the celebration of the life … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap: May Be Hazardous To Your Health

Words To Live By There are a lot of words that, by themselves mean nothing, but in conjunction with other words can gain you followers… and some of them might be unwanted.   There is a list of keywords that … Continue reading

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Terrible Tuesday: Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back.

A long time ago, when someone learned a trade they had to first learn to make the tools of their trade before they could apprentice with a master craftsman. As a tradesman learned to use those tools in the pursuit … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Returns With A Boatload

Happy Friday, dear friends and followers, and welcome to another edition of The Friday Fishwrap. There’s been a lot of noise about the validity of Amazon Reviews. It comes down to ‘professional’ Critic .vs. Public Feedback. Critics say readers are … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: Once Upon A Monday Dreary

“It’s quarter to three, and there’s no one in this place, except you and me….” Since we’re not in a bar, you’ll have to chose your own libation of choice. This past Friday, the argument between The Authors Guild and … Continue reading

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