Category Archives: Writing

National Poetry Month ’22

Welcome to April, and to National Poetry Month. First established in 1996, it is a time to both read and write more poetry as an overall appreciation of the craft. I want to take this chance to mention two things. One is to ask that you head over to the “My Books” section of this …

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Less Than Medium

I have written several essays over on Medium over the last year or two. None of them have gone viral. Disappointing, but the price one pays sometimes for not being well connected already. I was, however, willing to accept the possibility of the right person reading my work on the site, and guiding it to …

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The Writer’s Traffic Circle

The blogging portion of this website perfectly illustrates the title concept of this post. We all know how the driving circle works. (Hopefully, so nobody gets hurt out there.) When clear, one enters the circle, and drives around it, until reaching the road they need, at which point they exit and continue on their way. …

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Rowling and Ownership of Fiction

So, J.K. Rowling has pissed off a lot of people lately. If you have somehow not heard about her recent unfortunate comments regarding transgender people, (as well as her equally unfortunate attempts to “clarify” them a day later) clink on the above link. Suffice to say, people in and allied with the transgender community are …

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Bad Business

I have major changes to announce pertaining to the business side of my author life. Until further notice, all of my books, current, and any I will publish in the foreseeable future, will be free in e-book form, outside of Amazon. As my blog has often mentioned, Amazon will not allow an author to give away his …

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