I’m a hack and proud of it

Yesterday a link popped out at me on Facebook that had me shaking my head. It's a Q&A with Harlan Ellison. I'll admit feeling a wide range of emotions as I read it: incredulity, frustration, anger and once or twice agreement. But, more often than not, my head exploded, at least metaphorically speaking, on a... Continue Reading →

Remember your audience

Yesterday I found myself in different situations where writing and editing were impossible. Too many distractions and too many things on my mind. Between problems with the HVAC at home, news that my aunt (a very special woman) had passed away and the mundane matters of life, work just wasn't happening. So I found myself... Continue Reading →

Don’t You Just Love . . .

. . . how folks are so quick to jump on the "Amazon is evil bandwagon" without knowing all the facts? In case you don't know what I'm talking about, the internet was alive yesterday with a story about how evil Amazon had wiped a woman's kindle without warning or explanation. How dare they! The... Continue Reading →

Is he or isn’t he?

I got up at an ungodly hour this morning -- at least for me -- to see my son off on his third trip out of town for work in less than a week. So that left me waiting for the morning paper to arrive and, wanting to check traffic before he started out, I... Continue Reading →

Will another one bite the dust?

One day, I'd love to be able to sit down and do the research for my next MGC post and realize legacy publishers hadn't just done something to make me want to bang my head against the wall. For one thing, my head hurts. For another, I have a very hard head and I'm getting... Continue Reading →

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