There is a radio show on CBC here in Canada that occasionally does a feature called SYNTH: Songs You Need To Hear. Now, I can't say to someone, "You'll like this song" (or book for that matter) because I can't presume that others will share my taste in music (or books), so it is safer … Continue reading Music Monday Aug 8: Jenn Grant
Where do you get your news? Local stations? Internet news platforms? Late night talk shows? Twitter? Newspapers?Newspapers? What is this paper of news you speak of?Well, there are these stacks of thin paper which you can't read outside in the wind, and when you are done, your fingers are all black from the ink that … Continue reading Weekend Wrap-up Aug 6: No News is Good News?
Did you know that Amazon will discount books without telling the author? Yeah. Neither did I. I just happened to look at the sale page yesterday and saw this: So, I set my paperback price at $6.99 and Amazon is discounting it to $3.89. When I inquired about this change, I was informed that I … Continue reading Free Book Friday Aug 5: RandoAmazon Sale
When I opened up my email (Gmail) the other day, some of the buttons and fields had changed color. They used to be white, now they are a light blue. Then yesterday, the composing screen in WordPress changed fonts. You know, they (yes, they), should inform users of changes before randomly switching the default settings. … Continue reading Weird Wednesday: Cartoons / Seemingly Random Changes
"No one asked to interview me." When are you going to do another interview?Why do you ask?Umm . . . in order to find out. Well, I have a few lined up starting next week. Are you interviewing or being interviewed?Those ones will be me conducting the interview, but I just did one for The … Continue reading Tuesday Tidbits: Author Interviews
Nichelle Nichols AKA Lt. Uhura passed away yesterday. I have always been a Star Trek fan. Well, maybe not between the ages 1-6. I don't remember when I first started watching. It wasn't during the first run of the original series, but in the 70s reruns. It is quite the franchise. It just seemed to … Continue reading Music Monday: Oh Wonder
Yesterday I wrote about Kindle Unlimited. Here is a snapshot of the last few months of how many pages were read of my books. Inconsistent, but some pretty impressive spikes, right? Impressive until I tell you that the highest line is 300 pages (approx. 2 full books). Still, it does look like things are trending … Continue reading Weekend Wrap-up July 30: Stats don’t lie (the presenters might).
Is reading with Kindle Unlimited free? As much as that third plate at the buffet is, or that bottomless cup of coffee. All-inclusive resorts, unlimited talk/text/data, you paid for it, might as well use it. "Over 74% of KU subscribers read more than five books per month. Compare that to non-KU readers, where only 55% … Continue reading Free Book Friday July 29: Kindle Unlimited
I saw this on my KDP dashboard this morning . . . Weird? Sure. Do you ever see the same number over and over? Some numbers I happen to catch a glimpse of the numbers 222 and 227 on clocks, houses, or license plates. What's even weirder is it never comes up on my Pick … Continue reading Weird Wednesday: Kindle Unlimited / Cartoons
There is a radio show on CBC here in Canada that occasionally does a feature called SYNTH: Songs You Need To Hear. Now, I can't say to someone, "You'll like this song" (or book for that matter) because I can't presume that others will share my taste in music (or books), so it is safer … Continue reading Music Monday: Terra Lightfoot