Category Archives: Opinion

Of Statues and Stuff (mostly statues)

There seems to be a lot of stuff about statues and whether they should be taken down or left up. So much so that it encroaches into my blog browsing, what with everyone having an opinion. One of the blogs I … Continue reading

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Reading is fundamental

I read. Often. I also write. I also have a vague notion of eventually calling myself a published author. Mind you, there are a lot of obstacles in my way. One of them is literacy — as in lack thereof. … Continue reading

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It Takes A Village . . .

. . . to facilitate hate, marginalize, oppress, and in general, make other people’s lives difficult if not unbearable. I don’t have to be a member of any one group to do most things. I mean, yes, unless I’m a … Continue reading

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A tiny glimmer of talent

Some people might remember a show called Wings.  Tastes vary, of course, but for us, Wings is one of the few shows that has aged well. The jokes we laughed at in 1990 are the same jokes we laugh at now … Continue reading

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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

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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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