Author Archives: disperser

About disperser

Odd guy with odd views living an odd life during odd times.

The Last Resort: Self-publish

If you’re a writer, you love to write; duh! Oh, and it would also be nice if people read your stuff. Double-oh, and it would be even nicer if people paid money to read your stuff. Finally — to bring … Continue reading

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Addicted to Persuasion

I think everyone should listen to THIS podcast, especially if the first thing you do in the morning and the last thing you do at night is check your phone. Here is a brief description of the podcast: “In this … Continue reading

Posted in Arches NP, Black & White, Musings Stuff, Opinion, Personal, Photography, Photography Stuff, Scenery, Travel Stuff, Utah, Utah, Writing Stuff | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

On Writing and Self-Publishing

Let me make one thing perfectly clear . . . I don’t know jack shi . . . er, I mean, I am not an expert on writing, publishing, selling books, book publishing, bookbinding . . . look, just assume … Continue reading

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Supporting a writer

Paige Addams is a beta reader for some of my stuff and I was a beta reader for parts of Tales of Ejoma (Dual Realms Book 1) available today for sale at Amazon.  Since WordPress cut ties with Alexa, I no longer … Continue reading

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Topaz Plugins Spring Sale

Topaz Labs are having their Spring Sale event, 40% off ending on the 18th, I think. Regular readers know I make use of a lot of their plugins and some might be even interested in buying some.  If you can … Continue reading

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I am, therefore, I muse

I never know how to introduce these posts. One could well argue that the point of these posts, the purpose for their existence, is to show off a few photos. On the other hand, given their quality, one could rightly assume … Continue reading

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Flash Challenge – Coming Home

terribleminds is the site of Chuck Wendig, a “novelist, screenwriter, and game designer.” His current flash challenge (HERE): “I want you to write the end of a long journey. . . It’ll require you to bring some skills to bear to make it … Continue reading

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