A short story for you ... The Game How many miles of straight track? The tinny voice on the speakers above the head would bore the paint off a brush. Look out the window, create a distraction, breathe slow and steady. Watch the red, the red, the red. Is there anything but red out there? … Continue reading A Straight Track
Is this the time to make excuses? No, I didn't think so. Instead of trying to write up a post, I'm going to give you a potpourri of tips and tricks from other, well-known, writers. At the end, I'll give mine. Preparation ... Anton Chekhov - Six Principles of a good story: Absence of lengthy … Continue reading Maintain the Posture
No, I'm not talking about the review being cocky, the review is about Cocky, the main character in Who Will Rule Magic: Kraken, Dragon, Cat vs Kangaroo, Cockatoo, Crocodile. Would you like to see the review? Okay, here it is. excerpt: " ... who doesn't like magic and animals together?" And for a peek at … Continue reading Cocky Review
Is that the right word? Let me fill you in on the deets: I bought an eBook, non-fiction. Opened it on the reader and tried to use the TOC (Table of Contents) to go to the bit that held the most interest. In non-fiction eBooks, the TOC is a critical part of the reader getting … Continue reading Blacklisted?
If you don't know what that is, the TDF is the big cahoona of bike racing. Cycling, that is, not the loud ones. Or at least, the machines aren't usually too loud. It's my holiday season most years, but I'm behind this year, so I need to allocate a little bit of time to each. … Continue reading July, and Ta-Dah … TDF
For most of my teenage years (or was it prior to that heady time?), I believed it was 'The Age of Aquariums' and not Aquarius. Don't know where I could've got the idea from, but it stuck, and I hear the music with the gurgle of bubbles that ripple the surface of fake ponds. I … Continue reading It’s the Age
It slipped by me, and today is the second day of the Sale! Of course, the sales notifications woke me up, and I stared and thought - AHA! https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=cage+dunn The sale is all US$, and I have trouble converting, but one is free (or is that two?), and two are half-price. And you can read … Continue reading Smashwords in July