Monthly Archives: October 2012

Take this, Print Publishers!

You know, I was thinking this morning that I could not be happier that eBook publishing has taken off like it has and that the print publishers are, as we used to say on the farm, “Sucking hind tit.” They … Continue reading

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Stop Writing! Become a Dentist!

I just went to the dentist. It was not an implant, not a crown, not a cosmetic symptom, it was just a simple chip off a tooth that needed smoothing. I was in the office for exactly twenty minutes. My … Continue reading

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How to Price your Book!

As a writer do you ever visit the Amazon “forum?” In addition to wasting time “chatting about writing” (instead of writing) many of the comments are about pricing the author’s work on Amazon. One person said, and I am paraphrasing … Continue reading

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Not everything on TV is TRUE!

You’ve all seen those “no fault” insurance ads on TV which assure you that they believe strongly in “accident forgiveness.” I worked in television from 1954 until 1996 and I can assure you that all you see on TV is … Continue reading

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Texting the night (or day) Away!

I was in the doctor’s office the other morning (an ENT – I’m recording an audio book and having a bit of throat irritation) and two middle-aged and, to me, unattractive women came in and sat down. They immediately pulled … Continue reading

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TIME is the only thing we have of Value!

Once, back in the mid ‘90s I wrote a novel with the premise of a popular TV news anchorman who is kidnapped by a psychopathic couple. It was never published although I had a literary agent pushing it at the … Continue reading

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Hey, I’m excited!

After publishing two “Jack Stevens” Caribbean adventures and a collection of medium to long “short” stories called “Cloudy McCoy,” I am about to embark on a project that I have wanted to do for a long time. I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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