This is the week I donate all profits from sales of my books to Phoenix Rescue Mission, a charity that feeds the homeless in Phoenix.
Every year I do this during the last full week of September. I can only do this for books I have complete control over. Anthologies … Continue reading
Somehow, I’m still following Under the Dome, the mini-series based on Stephen King’s novel.
There are some really cool ideas in that story, but wow is the execution terrible. Science is magic, and it works just as fast. The characters are cardboard and predictable. The human interaction is unbelievably fake, … Continue reading
Odds an Dends. That title was a typo, but I liked it enough to keep it.
Not sure how to follow up after yesterday’s post about Sportsball. It has by far the most hits of any blog post ever, and I doubt this one will live up to expectations.
Feel … Continue reading
Geek culture calls it “Sportsball”
Over the past few years I’ve noticed at the beginning of football season that the geek culture brings back this sportsball meme. It’s the non-jock segment of geek culture (which is a very large percentage) perpetuating this.
It sounds something like this: “One squad has … Continue reading
I came across this interesting article on the use of little words, filler words. Computer analysis of language patterns, both spoken and written, reveals a lot about people.
The way we speak can be used to … Continue reading
It has been hectic since the last update. No new progress on A Darkling Nine, though the next edit pass must begin soon.
Over on the business side, I’ve been recording the first season of a podcast called Copy This!. It’s a business podcast that will talk about copywriting and … Continue reading