July 10, 2016

 photo of Ella Watson, African-American cleaning lady/photo by Gordon Parks

     "You are not one of us and you never will be.  Get over it and comply.  You are not an American.  Get over it and comply.  The principles of free speech along with life, liberty a...

January 27, 2016


Terrible rows.  Endless, terrible rows of majestic live oak trees drenched in blood, humbled in submission before the tapestry of an ashen sky seething with cruelty and rage.  I remember the first time I saw them.  I remember the first time I could smell the sm...

March 29, 2014

For fellow artists or those interested in supporting independent filmmaking, Emma Barrett is an accomplished performer from Australia, bringing her talents to the U.S through acting and fillmaking.  Meeting this amazing artist through social media, I got a chance to ch...

March 25, 2014

One of the benefits of being an author is having the opportunity to network with other authors and read their material.  The business of book publishing is both challenging and neverending, and it's always great when one gets the chance to come across great material fr...

October 7, 2013

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Authors looking to make money online by selling more ebooks now have the opportunity to do so through Booklinker.net.


In the past, authors looking to capitalize on ebook sales have often missed out on opportunities...

September 30, 2013

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Writers looking to sell more ebooks online in the past few years have always looked to mainstream retailers like Amazon for success in today's digital age.  While success has been possible for many self-published authors, the...

August 31, 2013

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Barnes & Noble looks to maintain its stake in the e-reader market with Nook Snaps, a collection of short form fiction and journalism comparable to Amazon's Kindle Singles program.


With independent publishing riding a ti...

March 16, 2013

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With the surge of independent publishing creating more successful mavericks along the likes of Amanda Hocking, J.A. Konrath and John Locke, more avenues/opportunities arise for aspiring authors to bring their ebooks through the muck of...

October 16, 2012

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Aspiring screenwriters searching endlessly for tips on how to write a screenplay all
know that the business of screenwriting is an arduous one at best. That perilous
journey from the initial concept to the dream of seeing it on the bi...

October 13, 2012

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As the floodgates of independent publishing open wider each day with more and more aspiring scribes looking to attain Amanda Hocking numbers, it's a bit alarming how so few are aware of crucial steps toward promoting ebooks th...

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