If you are like a reader like me you love hard copies (paperbacks) as opposed to ebooks. You love how they feel in your hands, how they look, how they smell and how decorative they can be. The navigation is a bit smoother and easier and they make browsing more fun. Yes, we love actual … Continue reading Why I Prefer eBooks Over Hard Copies
Month: January 2016
I Bleed Ashes
The bus, the room, my death The eyes, the face, the voice The look. Reality bound by pain and despair, The storm before the apocalypse, Future glowing with darkness. It burns when the blade parts the skin, I bleed ashes.. The bus, the room, my death The eyes, the face, the voice The look Our … Continue reading I Bleed Ashes
Miley Cyrus Unplugged (Corporate Interests vs. Aesthetic Interests)
Disclaimer: I don't review things because they are new or old. I only review when I am called to. In my Pop post, I talked about how corporate interests, mainly to make a profit, squeeze out and aesthetic interests, artistic freedom and creative growth. This isn’t new, many people know this. Corporations will always focus, … Continue reading Miley Cyrus Unplugged (Corporate Interests vs. Aesthetic Interests)
Worst Or Best Times To Be A Reader?
It used to be that publishers would decide what gets published and what doesn’t and only a certain amount of books were published a year. There was a kind if an artificial limit practiced by the big publishers, circumstances dictated the phenomena. In reality, there was and always had been a plethora of books and … Continue reading Worst Or Best Times To Be A Reader?
He thought he would never pull another one, his breath that is. His knees were shaking. His heart pounding on his chest like a mammoth grappling for escape, hysterical and frightening. Soon his body trembled from all the places he thought impossible, his belly and butt. It felt like spasms. His thoughts screeching in his … Continue reading Burning Up
Last Five Books I Read
Complexity by Michael Llyod A novel about the internet coming alive. This book basically looks at what would happen if the internet came alive and it is not the stuff of fantasies as I thought it would be. This book takes artificial intelligence on another level, a more realistic, researched and theoretical take. Michael Llyod … Continue reading Last Five Books I Read
A good ending is important to any book. I feel like a lot of authors have forgotten what that is these days, or maybe I was unlucky to read books with bad endings in a row. So I thought I should write this post to remind myself and other writers of the value of good … Continue reading Endings
Advice I Underestimated As An Author
Sometimes we think that we are special, that certain things just don't apply to us. We convince ourselves that we are the exception. We make exceptions of ourselves without any good reason, sometimes this response is reflexive. And I am no exception, I am guilty of doing the same. This post is about one area … Continue reading Advice I Underestimated As An Author