Wild-Ass Speculation


The death of Amazon, Part III: Techie Edition

Hi. It occurred to me that just saying something is possible is pretty far from demonstrating it. So I’m going to pretend this is a software blog for just a moment. If you haven’t been following my last couple of blog posts, this isn’t the place to start. Somebody mentioned, out on the intertoobz, that…


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…