blogging, Writing

Blogtober: The fine art of blogging

I blog. I blog a lot. Excessively on my other blog. I have two blogs and that should really show my pathology, I mean, my passion. Yes, passion. There is an art to blogging. A fine art. A craft really. An unpaid skill. I do many things well, unfortunately, none of them pay. Hahahahaaha *gently… Continue reading Blogtober: The fine art of blogging

blogging, Writing

Blogtober: How to sell a book

Blogtober day 5 and I'm still surviving! Now I do not sell a lot of books. And marketing is harder than writing for me. But I have a pretty clear idea now on how to sell books. And I will share this vast knowledge with you for the price of a like. How to sell… Continue reading Blogtober: How to sell a book

random, Random opinions, Writing

Intelligence and belief

Why do we believe weird things? As smart as we can be, why do we believe weird things? I am reminded of Michael Shermer’s view, when he’s asked why smart people believe weird things, like creationism, ghosts and (as with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) fairies: “Smart people are very good at rationalizing things they came… Continue reading Intelligence and belief

fantasy fiction, Short pieces, Writing

A short: Dreamscape

This is a story of possible alternate world, sleeping meds, and insomnia “It’s sleep paralysis. I Googled it,” I said. “I value your internet skills, but remember I am the doctor,” Dr. Smythe told me dryly. I got the impression he was mocking my self-researching abilities. “I’m just saying, sounds like it to me.” Dr.… Continue reading A short: Dreamscape


‘Cocky’ and all the words I want to own

Faleena Hopkins, who I have never heard of, is a romance writer. A real cocky romance writer who has decided it is in her best interests to Trademark the word 'Cocky'. And then is allegedly demanding other romance writers with the word in their titles change them or she will sue. Read all about #cockygate… Continue reading ‘Cocky’ and all the words I want to own