Posted in January 2012

5 Reasons Why the Self Publishing Industry Will Last


I read an article yesterday entitled “The Self-ePublishing Bubble” on The Guardian.  Ewan Morrison writes that according to basic economics, the ePublishing bubble is indeed a “bubble” like the housing “bubble” and the internet “bubble” and will soon burst so we can all stop being silly and realize that traditional publishing is tried and true … Continue reading

Weekly Tales: The Terra Cotta Warrior


I stood inside of a massive structure the size of four football fields laying side by side in a quad.  Crowds of Chinese people meandered about speaking Mandarin, and I leaned against the cool metal railing and looked down on a sea of terra cotta men. My eyes stared a line to the gaze of … Continue reading

Weekly Tales: The Grey Grocer (Part 3)


And now, the third and final installment of “The Grey Grocer”.  Hang on to your hat.   Mr. Greg’s eyes rolled around in their wet sockets and eventually locked in on Phil.  Phil sucked in a deep breath and managed to stand up just as Mr. Greg’s mouth formed the word “Dogs!” “Dogs in the … Continue reading

Weekly Tales: The Grey Grocer (Part 2)


As promised, here is part 2 of “The Gray Grocer”.  You may find part one here.  Tune in next week for the conclusion of this story. Phil stood still for just a moment, thinking about the person that leg and boot might belong to.  He shrugged, his mind whirling, and turned to go get the … Continue reading