Random Rants


More on the coming death of Amazon (with less profanity)

First, let me say this: Hey, I have books there too. In fact they’ll soon be on sale for $.99 each for a few days [UPDATE: done…there’s a delay in the process]. So I’m not anti-Amazon, exactly…it’s just that the time has come for them to be done by as they’s did. If you follow…


Who owns your ebooks, again?

Bear in mind that I’m a software developer. I write code in addition to fiction. So I have a slightly different take than most on the recent Amazon account-locking debacle. Mostly, what I see is an opportunity. First: I don’t care who you are. You are buying ebooks (if you read this blog, I’ll make…


So Frodo and I went into a bar…

Okay, not really. I’ve just gotten into this whole barefoot thing lately. In a way it started when I was a kid…I always looked forward to summer, and would spend some time toughening my feet so I could walk across hot asphalt and the occasional bit of broken glass without worrying about it. Put that…


Random Thoughts & Links

I have a theory that throwing pixels on the screen for a few minutes may clear my head, or inspire me somehow, and make actual work more palatable. Even if I’m wrong, I get to play for a bit. Thus, this. When Brigit (my daughter, 3 years old) wants nachos made with yuca chips and…


It begins!

Greetings! Sucker. Bet you thought you’d see a real site, didn’t you? Not a lot here yet, but I just started. In fact I had to hurry to put something up, because I published my first novel on Amazon (for Kindle) today, and it listed this URL. Er…oops. There’ll be more later. But if you…