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The Scam I Never Knew Existed

I’m going to tell the story of something that happened to my wife this week.  It will piss you off.  I know it pissed me off.  It’s about a type of scam that’s apparently been in play for a little

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Posted in Douchebaggery, Economics, Scams

Small Thinking

As an MBA and a student of business, I really love Shark Tank.  I love watching it, seeing the various business pitches and great ideas.  I especially love watching how the Sharks react to the pitches, how they make their

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Posted in Economics, Writing as a Business

The Benefits of Competition

It’s amazing what a little competition can do. I’ve never had a traditional publishing deal, but in the last ten months since I’ve started educating myself on how publishing works I’ve learned a thing or two about them. For decades,

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Posted in Economics, Writing as a Business

America in Decline?

There was an interesting article in the Financial Times yesterday about how America is going to decline, in fact we’ve already begun, and the best thing we can do is talk honestly about it so we can manage is correctly.  It’s an

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Posted in Economics, Politics

Value, Price, and Cost

The comments on my guest post over at Derek J Canyon’s blog have gotten interesting in the last day or so.  Not that they weren’t interesting before, mind you.  But in the last day or two, the discussion has shifted

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Posted in Economics, Writing as a Business

Utterly Ignorant Dreck

Passive Guy linked yesterday to an appalling example of ignorant pessimism. Read it, if you have a strong stomach, and a strong tolerance for BS. I can’t fully express how idiotic this speech, or whatever it is, is.  The guy goes

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Posted in Economics, Politics, Writing as a Business, Writing Philosophy

The Real Problem With $.99 Ebooks

Yesterday, Dean Wesley Smith linked to a great post by Zoe Winters about why she doesn’t agree with charging $.99 for novels, and why that should never, and will never, be the standard price for novel-length fiction. For the record,

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Posted in Economics, Writing Philosophy

Prelude to The Pericles Conspiracy

Thought-Provoking and Action-Packed SciFi Thriller

A Fun, Action-Filled Fantasy Adventure

Glimmer Vale Chronicles #2 - A Sword & Sorcery Murder-Mystery

Glimmer Vale Chronicles #3 - A Winter Rescue Goes Terribly Wrong

Post-Apocalyptic Fantasy Adventure.

A bundle of 10 SF/F short stories

A Compilation of Five Short Novels

A Compilation of Five Short Novels

5 Short Stories

Exciting Sci Fi/Horror Novella

Valor vs Magic...and the Undead

A Modern Fantasy Novella

A safari to a distant star to hunt Dragons

SciFi Novelette

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