Category: Wit without Wisdom

On Being a Terrible Blogger

They say—and honestly, I don’t know who “they” are, but everyone seems to think “they” are wise—that as a writer, your blog should have both purpose and formula. In other words, as the writer/blogger, I’m not just here to “talk.” I am here to gain something. I believe […]

10 Things Every Indie Author Learns

  Once upon a time an author was an amazing, respected and mostly private person. To be an author required a rite of passage that included a degree in English (or language of origin) and a journey of acceptance through an agent and a publisher. When they put […]

Ratings, Reviews, and Reader Rants

  The one thing independent publishing has provided the industry is a torrent of discussions on reviews. Everything from “does a free book impact the review” to “is there any truth in 5 star ratings.” It’s on this last topic that I shall opine. Some readers contend that […]

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  Honestly my greatest concern with the A to Z challenge wasn’t over keeping the pace. Like every blogger, the real challenge is coming up with the next idea or topic, so when you run down 26 of them you can’t help but lament over the idea that […]

Electric Obsession

I’m old enough to remember the Internet back in the AOL dial-up days. As I’ve mentioned, back in the day I had occasion to enter the often creepy, sometimes fun, halls of the Chat-rooms. Back then, we were less aware of how exposed one could be when engaging […]

All the Worlds a Stage…A Rock Stage

My musical tastes are best described as eclectic. My iPod’s 10 gigs of music contains classical, dub-step, electronic, guilty pleasures like Abba and of course classic rock. From the best of the one hit wonders to today’s selections that are destined to be tomorrow’s one-hit-wonders. I have many […]