In The Numbers

It took 5 days, but I finally hit my goal of 1,000 words written of fiction on the 5th. I am not sure why it’s 1,000 words. I guess I came up with that as a simple round number that was more than attainable. Given that if I sit down and focus, I can achieve … Continue reading In The Numbers

Before Conclusions

Earlier today I was pointed to an article linked off The Passive Voice where it was asserted that sales of ebooks were again floundering in favor of print books, particularly in the realm of children’s books. The immediate conclusion was that children were getting fatigued from screen exposure. While I’d be excited by the prospects … Continue reading Before Conclusions

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