Vain-glo-ri-ous Adjective; literary excessively proud of oneself or one's achievements; overly vain. "this vainglorious boast of personal infallibility" Synonyms: assured, biggety (or biggity) [Southern & Midland], bigheaded, complacent, consequential, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), important, overweening, pompous, prideful, proud, self-conceited, self-important, self-opinionated, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up, swellheaded, vain, conceited The most difficult part of... Continue Reading →

It’s a business

There are times when I feel like I'm the crotchety parent sitting the kids down to tell them the facts of life. No, not those facts of life but the facts of life about business. It seems like almost every week there is a blog post or newspaper article about a bad contract or troubles in... Continue Reading →

Think first

Oh my. I'm not sure I dare even try to do a post today. How can I follow Dave's post yesterday? I don't know whether to smack his sad puppy nose with a rolled up newspaper or just give in to the laughter. Maybe both. VBEG. Add to that a laptop that has decided it... Continue Reading →

Kilted Dave has been kidnapped

. . . by a toddler and a very cute infant, both of whom think they need their Daddy's undivided attention. So, here goes a repeat of our last promotion post. It is also your chance to add a comment about topics you would like the Mad Ones to discuss. Changeling’s Island (Baen) Dave Freer... Continue Reading →

Friday Promo Post

What's a blog by a group of writers without the occasional promotional post? Actually, this is the fifth Friday of the month and we suddenly realized no one was scheduled to blog today. This is what happens when you get a bunch of writers together, all of whom are fighting deadlines and real life. Cedar's... Continue Reading →

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