Writing the Excuses 3 – The Publishing Stuff

In keeping with the suggestion I made for myself in my post, “In The Numbers”, I am going to go over the 4 excuses that Dean Wesley Smith listed in his own article that inspired the aforementioned post. In this post, I’ll go over the 3rd excuse: “Excuse #3… What about all the publishing that … Continue reading Writing the Excuses 3 – The Publishing Stuff

Getting Done

To be honest, I’ve been having a lot of trouble these last couple of years. Much of it is my own doing of course. Writing is challenging, and in so I certainly make many attempts to skirt away from the task, even as I am obsessed by it. Besides that it has led me to … Continue reading Getting Done


I've always had a love-hate relationship with institutions. On one hand, they can be a collective force for a greater good, a group of people working towards something bigger and better than the individuals within. But they can also do evil. They can also be a force that stifles creativity and innovation if favor of … Continue reading Institutional

My Growing Distrust of Amazon

Don’t get me wrong: I love Amazon. I have a Kindle, Kindle Fire, Fire TV, and a prime account. Most of what my wife and I purchase online is through Amazon. As a retailer, they are difficult to beat. I also self-publish exclusively through Amazon (exception being permanently free ebooks)… and that is where I … Continue reading My Growing Distrust of Amazon