Shattered Shards illuminated against Speckled starlight Sparkling reflections The bitter disaster Tangled among the glass Torn flesh among the joy Scatter the light Score away the pain Till forever we sleep Poem written by Jeremy C Kester Please do not replicate or use without written permission from author (seriously, just ask). Linking to this … Continue reading Broken Glass
Yes. It’s me. I am that pesky, no-named, unknown, little independent writer. I am that beligerant sonofabitch who believed myself too good for the system and got in bed with Amazon in order to sell my crappy books. Yes. It’s me. I am here to tell you that you are doing it wrong. Far be … Continue reading Hey, Publishers! You’re doing it wrong.
A little of this will be unstructured, stream-of-consciousness. It’s a topic that has been brewing in my mind for some time due to the reoccurance of a certain behavior. Actually it has been building over the course of a few years, just more recently brought closer to the surface. So now I write. At least … Continue reading Passed
I’ve fallen into a little trap. In trying to fill this blog every day, I have landed into a situation where I have a lot to say. Not a bad problem to have, right? Under normal circumstances, or at least the circumstances that come to mind, this is a fantastic “problem” to have. Unfortunately, I … Continue reading So Much to Say
I had gotten to the point where I was just done with my non-caring ways in eating and health. And I am happy to report that today was the last day that there was any junk food that I am interested in eating in the four walls of where I live. One of the rules … Continue reading The Junk is Finally Gone
Starting today, Change of Seasons: Selected Poems, my first poetry collection is going on sale. The Kindle edition will be $0.99 for a little over 2 days before then jumping up to $1.99 for another 2 days before settling back at it's regular price. Pick yourself up a copy while I have it discounted! Also, … Continue reading Free eBooks and a Discount
For the next 5 days I will have Of Earth and Ice part 1, my 1st piece of a 5 part epic sci-fi dystopia, will be free on Amazon. Get yourself a copy! Hurry!
They announced more losses at Barnes and Noble. And of course the suggested plans of actions seem like pages from the standard playbooks of business (mainly protect the higher-ups salaries) without doing a damn thing to really move the needle. It feels like the 4th quarter with only a few seconds left and the whole … Continue reading How I Would Start to Fix Barnes and Noble
December is upon us! This means Christmas, which also means advent calendars. The countdown to Christmas is all anticipation, even as someone who no longer expects to get any gifts. In our household, we have a slightly different Advent Calendar. It was something that my wife started. I am not 100% certain if this was … Continue reading The Advent of Reading
Quiet, Like pinholes through a shroud of silence. I write the dreams and fog of hope, To understand nothing of a longing. It’s time to envision the illusions of the night, And crawl into a cocoon To wake a moth. No, a butterfly. And drift with a breeze. Poem written by Jeremy C Kester … Continue reading A Night For Dreaming Sleep