What's a week (or month) without a head-scratching, eye-rolling, why-did-you-make-it-like-that-it-makes-no-sense opinion piece. Categories. When you publish on Amazon, you get to choose two categories for your book to be hidden in (Sarcastic? Yes.) for readers to find. Some are short and simple: Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy Although, is it … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: About time for another Amazon rant?
Snow tires, block heaters, and ice scrapers, oh my! If you have no idea what any of these items are, then you probably live in warmer climates. If you do know what these are, then you are probably wondering "Why the heck do I live here?"Cuz that's where your job is?Good point.Family?OK, OK. Got it. … Continue reading Weird Wednesday Nov. 16: Cartoons/Winter
I always thought that the worst pain from a minor injury was getting the end of a bungee cord in the head/face. (See where this is going?) Yesterday, while changing the front tire on my bike, the empty rim slipped from my hand and landed on my big toe. The sock I was wearing was … Continue reading Tuesday Tirade (kinda)
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 Nov. 14: Join me?
After a few snowy days, inspiration pays an overdue visit. -Leon Free Book Friday Nov 11: Books and Snow and Blizzards. Oh my!Thursday Thoughts: Unconventional Marketing Strategies- What works or probably doesn't Weird Wednesday Nov. 9: Cartoons/SportsTuesday Thoughts: Unofficial ReviewsMusic Monday Nov. 7: Arkells
Well, it finally happened. It snowed, and boy did it ever. With the ground being cold and temperatures expected to remain below freezing . . .winter has arrived. I'm not complaining. Not yet. Last winter we had record snowfall which lead to me having to shovel a lot, and I mean a lot, of snow. … Continue reading Free Book Friday Nov 11: Books and Snow and Blizzards. Oh my!
As an indie author, we are afforded the flexibility to market however we want. As a writer/blogger, I feel it is my duty to entertain readers as much as possible. I also get annoyed when I purchase something and then it goes on sale. If you buy from a store, usually they will refund the … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Unconventional Marketing Strategies
If you are a runner, then you can justify watching 2 hours of a Marathon on TV and actually enjoy it. If you are not, then you will probably shake your hear and say, "I don't get it" and go back to watching 4 consecutive days of golf, a week of tennis, or the most … Continue reading Weird Wednesday Nov. 9: Cartoons/Sports
There could be many reasons for this reader to have stopped reading my book, and if they are reading this, thanks for giving me something to write about today, and I sincerely hope that you were interrupted just as you were ready to dive in to my first sci-fi novella. I was told that about … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: Unofficial Reviews
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 Nov. 7: Arkells