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5 Best Selling Novels We’ve Forgotten


I have been accused, on occasion, of lamenting the success of Twilight.  Why shouldn’t I?  It reads like a poorly scripted soap opera, it’s characters are shallow at best and it has no lasting value in regards to the human condition…and aren’t we already tired of seeing vampire books?  Most publishing houses are currently using a … Continue reading

5 Writers Who Rocked the Boat


As a writer there are several things that one can do to gain notoriety.  We can blog continually (like this writer does), tweet constantly, post annoying Facebook threads or simply do what writers have done for centuries and that is write something that upsets the norm.  The truth is that writers, at least some of … Continue reading

Don’t Blame the Writer


In the wake of the Aurora tragedy, the media is coming out of the woodwork with some off the wall commentating.  This terrible event has unfortunately become the fodder for those who would want to point fingers and blame others for the act of a deranged man.  I first heard the blame game being played … Continue reading

An Independence Day Observation


Yes, I plan on writing today.  I wrote 2500 words yesterday (or rather last night in the wee hours of the morning).  I sat outside yesterday and watched my son and my middle daughter light water dynamite one after another, exploding ant hills and various other insect hovels… …but I must make one observation about … Continue reading